N.-W.F.P. Bus Stand and Traffic Control (Peshawar) Rules 1999

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NORTH-WEST FRONTIER PROVINCE BUS STAND

AND TRAFFIC CONTROL (PESHAWAR) RULES, 1999.

[Gazette of N.-W. F. P. Extraordinary, 17th March, 1999]

**No. SOII (IND) PTA/9-29/87., dated 15-3-1999.---**In exercise of the powers conferred by section 12 of the North-West Frontier Province Bus Stand and Traffic Control (Peshawar) Ordinance, 1978 (N.-W.F.P Ordinance VII of 1978), the Government of the North-West Frontier. Province is pleased to make the following rules, namely:--

1. Short title and commencement.--(1) These rules may be called the North-West Frontier Province Bus Stand and Traffic Control (Peshawar) Rules, 1999,

(2) They shall come into force at once.

**2. Definitions.--**In these rules, unless the context otherwise require, the following expressions shall have the meanings hereby respectively assigned to them, that is to say:--

(a) "Administrator" means the officer-in-charge of the administration of Municipal Corporation, Peshawar, duly appointed as such by the Government and includes the Mayor of the said Corporation .duly elected as such.

(b) "Corporation" means the Municipal Corporation, Peshawar.

(c) "Ordinance" means the North-West Frontier Province Bus Stand and Traffic Control (Peshawar) Ordinance, 1978 (N.-W.F.P. Ordinance VII of.1978).

3. Regulation of administration of Bus Stands.------(1) When so directed by the Commissioner under section 6 of the Ordinance, the Corporation shall regulate the administration of Bus Stand in the public interest.

(2) All the powers, functions and duties with regard to a bus stand or land thereof conferred, assigned or imposed on the Corporation, shall be exercised, performed or discharged by the Corporation through, or under the orders and supervision of its administrator.

(3) The administrator may exercise, perform or discharge such powers, functions and duties either directly or through officers subordinate to him or through a contractor, lessee or company duly registered under the law or any other person or group of persons so authorised by him.

(4) The Corporation may allot different places for the purposes of different routes or stage carriage and for issuing tickets or other ancillary or incidental purposes within the Bus Stand by means of fair competition.

4. Powers functions and duties of the Corporation.-----(1) The Corporation shall have the power to fix rent for using a bus stand or using any land belonging to the Corporation for running a bus stand, keeping in view the prevailing circumstances, and may fix different suitable rent for different purposes.

(2) The rent so fixed may be increased or decreased after a ten days notice has been given to the person, companies and associations as mentioned in section 8 of the Ordinance, through national newspapers to submit written objections, if any, and such objections have been considered and have been either totally or partially accepted or rejected within a further period of not less than five days.

(3) The Corporation shall collect the rent and issue proper receipt therefor and shall maintain the record and account of such rent.

(4) Subject to availability of resources, it shall be the duty of the Corporation to construct and maintain roads, waiting rooms/sheds and other suitable facilities, like drinking water and lavatories, within the limits of the bus stand if so agreed through an agreement with the allottee/lessees.

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