Government of Punjab
Department of Local Government
(Local Government- III Branch)
The 27th November, 2019
No. 02/07/2012-4LG3(P:F)/2018.-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 71 of the Punjab Municipal Act, 1911(Punjab Act no. 3 of 1911), section 157 of the Punjab Municipal corporation Act, 1976 (Punjab Act No. 42 of 1976), and all other powers enabling him in this behalf , the Governor of Punjab is pleased to partly exempt a class of persons from the payment of certain charges levied under the Acts ibid, subject, however, to the following conditions, namely:-
1 The persons who had failed to deposit the house tax or property tax , as the case may be, levied under the Acts ibid within the time specified, may deposit the –
(i) principal amount in lump-sum with the rebate at the rate of ten percent of the amount being deposited within a period of three months from the date of issue of this Order as a onetime settlement ; and
(ii) penalty at the rate of ten percent on the said amount, within the period of next three months.
2 The persons, who still fail to deposit the due amount as above, within the period and the manner specified above, shall be liable to pay a penalty at the rate of twenty percent on the amount due alongwith interest at the rate of eighteen percent from the date it became due till the date of its realization.
A VENU PRASAD, IAS
Principal Secretary to Government of Punjab,
Department of Local Government.