The Madhya Pradesh Panchayat (Regulation of Relations Between Panchayats and Panchayat and other Local Authorities) Rules, 1994
Published vide Notification No. B-1-5-95-P-2-22, dated 9-1-1995, M.P. Rajpatra (Asadharan), dated 10-1-1995 at pp. 26-26 (1)
(a) "Act" means the Madhya Pradesh Panchayat Raj Adhiniyam, 1993 (No. 1 of 1994);
(b) "Section" means the section of the Act.3. Settlement of Disputes. - (1) If any dispute arises between-
(i) the Panchayats; or
(ii) the Panchayat and the local authorities of any matter in which they are jointly interested such matter shall be resolved by reconciling the views of each other or by mutual consultation with due regard to their representative character in democratic set-up.(2) If they fail to resolve their dispute the manner provided in sub-rule (1), the same may be referred by them jointly or by any party to the dispute to the Stale Government for decision and such decision may include an order as to the costs of any enquiry ordered by the State Government, and shall be final : Provided that the Panchayat and the local authority may agree in writing that such dispute shall, instead of being referred to the State Government for decision, be referred for an arbitrator or arbitrators appointed under the Arbitration Act, 1940 or to a Civil Court under Section 90 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1898. 4. Repeal. - The previous rules if any on the subject shall stand repealed on the dale of final publication of these rules in the "Madhya Pradesh Gazette".