Haryana Constructions and Maintenance of Municipal Latrines and Urinals Rules, 1976
Published vide Haryana Government Notification No. GSR 215/H.A. 24/73/Sections 257/76, dated 24.9.76 in Haryana Gazette L.S. Part 1, dated 28.9.75
Local Government DepartmentNo. G.S.R. 215/H.A. 24/73/Sections 257/76. - In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (xxii) of section 257 of the Haryana Municipal Act, 1973, and with reference to Haryana Government, Local Government Department, notification No. G.S.R. 155/H.A. 24/73/Section 257/76, dated the 25th June, 1976, the Governor of Haryana hereby makes the following rules, namely :- 1. (1) These rules may be called the Haryana Construction and Maintenance of Municipal Latrines and Urinals Rules, 1976. (2) They shall apply to all the municipalities. 2. In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires, -
(a) "Chief Medical Officer" means the Chief Medical Officer of the district.
(b) Words and expressions used herein and not defined in these rules shall have the same meaning as assigned to them in the Act.3. Every committee shall, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer, select proper and convenient places for construction of public latrines and urinals. Where there is a difference of opinion, between the Committee and the Chief Medical Officer, the matter shall be referred to the Deputy Commissioner, whose decision shall be final. 4. The public latrines and urinals shall be constructed by the committee at the places so elected in such a manner as to screen persons using the same and the filth therein from the view of persons passing by or residing in the neighbourhood and shall be kept clean and in proper order by it. 5. The public latrines shall invariably be water borne ones and preferably be connected with sewerage system, wherever possible, and otherwise shall be connected with a septic tank. 6. The norms for public latrines and urinals shall be fixed by the committee with the approval of the Deputy Commissioner. 7. All rules corresponding to these rules in force in municipalities immediately before the commencement of these rules shall stand repealed: Provided that any order made or action taken under the rules so repealed shall be deemed to have been made or taken under the corresponding provisions of these rules.