(For Statement of Objects and Reasons see Part IV - Section 1 of the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 10th January 1978, page 196; For Act see Part IV – Section 2 of the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 14th June 1978 pages 269-341).
(Received the assent of the President on the 8th June 1978, first published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extra-ordinary on the 14th June 1978).
|ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
1 Short title and commencement
Establishment of the Board and its power and functions
3 Establishment of the Board.
4 Constitution of the Board.
5 Functions of the Board.
6 Powers of the Board.
7 Power of Board to call for information.
8 Board to be exempted from sales tax and treated like Government for certain other taxes.
9 Compulsory acquisition of land, etc.
Directors, Committees and Employees
10 Managing Director
11 Finance and Engineering Directors
12 Terms and conditions of service of whole time directors
13 Non-official directors
14 Disqualification for appointment as director of the Board
15 Removal of directors
16 Resignation and temporary absence of directors
18 Meetings of the Board and the Committees
19 Appointment of officers and other employees
20 Appointment of employees of local authorities
21 Common service cadre
22 Delegation of powers
23 Indemnity of certain directors and bar to proceedings
24 Defects not to invalidate acts.
Establishment, Transfer and vesting of Water Supply and Sewerage Services
25 Local Authority to furnish information to Board prior to notified date.
26 Vesting of water supply and sewerage services in the Board.
27 Provision for continuance of works in progress.
28 Duty to transfer assets, etc., to Board.
29 Settlement of disputes.
30 Continuance of existing provisions, contracts, obligations, legal proceedings, etc.
Finance, Accounts and Audit
31 Board’s fund
32 Power of the Board to borrow and lend
33 Form, signature, exchange, transfer and effect of debentures
34 Taxes leviable by the Board
35 Assessment of annual value
36 Restriction on the levy of taxes
38 Balance sheet and income and expenditure account
40 Previous sanction of Government for certain schemes, plans and works
41 Power to write off irrecoverable amounts
Water Supply and Sewerage
42 Water supply system
43 Supply of water to public authorities and payment therefor
44 Payments for water supplied under the Act and non-liability of the Board
45 Water connections for domestic consumption and use
46 Control over house and other connections
47 Calculation of charges for water supplies
48 Prevention of wastage of water
49 Power to cut off water supply
50 Control over wells, etc
51 Control over use, etc., of under ground water in certain cases
52 Power to order cleansing of insanitary private watercourse spring, tank, well, etc.,used for drinking
53 Prohibition of building over water mains
54 Prevention of pollution, etc.
55 Sewerage system
56 Sewerage connections
57 Power to provide sewers in combination
58 Powers to close or limit the use of existing private sewers
59 Control over house sewers, privies and cess-pools
60 Closure, removal, etc., of works in certain cases
61 Sewers, etc., to conform to regulations
62 Obligations of owner and occupier
63 Board’s power to carry pipes, sewers etc. and to maintain works
64 Works beyond the Chennai Metropolitan Area
65 Vesting of materials in pipes, sewers, etc., and Board’s power to dispose of same
66 Power to carry out works, remove encroachments, sell unclaimed materials, etc
67 Power to enter upon land, etc., and to place and maintain mains, etc
68 Works to be done by licensed plumber
69 Prohibition of certain acts
Tribunal, Appeals and Revision
70 Constitution of Tribunal
72 When appeals can be heard and finality of rates, etc.
74 Board’s dues to be recovered as arrears of land revenue
75 Duties of authorities, etc., to assist the Board
76 Directors, etc., to be deemed public servants
77 Offenses and penalties
78 Offenses by companies
79 Powers to remove difficulties
80 Power to make rules
81 Power to make regulations
82 Application of certain provisions of Tamil Nadu Act 4 of 1971
83 Application of certain provisions of Tamil Nadu Act III of 1939
84 Effect of other laws
85 Amendments to other enactments and savings
86 Service how to be effected
87 Application of Act on extension of Chennai Metropolitan Area
88 Rules and notifications to be placed before the Legislature