Tamil Nadu Panchayats (Production of Documents by Executive Authority, Commissioner or Secretary) Rules, 1999
Published vide Notification No. G. O. Ms. No. 118, Rural Development (C-4), dated the 5th July 1999 - No. SRO A-50(b-2)/99
Published in Part III - Section 1(a), of the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 5th July 1999.
G. O. Ms. No. 118. - In exercise of the powers conferred by section 93 and section 242 of the Tamil Nadu Panchayats Act, 1994 (Tamil Nadu Act 21 of 1994) and in supersession of the rules relating to production of documents by Executive Authority, the Governor of Tamil Nadu hereby makes the following rules: -
1. Short title. - These rules may be called the Tamil Nadu Panchayats (Production of Documents by Executive Authority, Commissioner or Secretary) Rules, 1999.
2. Production of documents. - The executive authority, commissioner or secretary, as the case may be, shall comply with every requisition of the panchayat, to produce any document which is in his custody, unless in his opinion that, immediate compliance therewith would be prejudicial to the interests of the panchayat or of the public, in which case he shall make a declaration in writing to that effect and shall, if required by the panchayat, refer the question to the Inspector or any officer empowered by him in this behalf and the decision of such Inspector or empowered officer, as the case may be, shall be final.