Shillong: The Government of Meghalaya, in its notification, has declared that the publication of Notification No. DC.II/Genl/31/2015/9 dated the 4th August, 2015 of the Office of the Executive Committee, Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC), Shillong in the Gazette of Meghalaya (Extra-ordinary) No.97, dated 25th August, 2015 as unauthorized. This was informed by the Under Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, District Council Affairs Department.
The Government notification has been issued in the wake of the KHADC notifying the “Khasi Hills Autonomous District (Land Development and Building) Regulation, 2015” which was published in Part-IV of the Gazette of Meghalaya (Extra-ordinary) No. 97 dated 25th August, 2015.
For general information and future reference, the Government has notified that under Paragraph of Chapter XIV of the Meghalaya Secretariat, Manual of Office Procedures, 1993, a Gazette (Extra-ordinary) notification can be printed only with the approval of Printing and Stationery Department except where this power has been specifically delegated, such as publication of Acts by Law Department or certain publications by Assembly Secretariat and Election Department. Moreover, Paragraph 186.6 of the Manual clearly specifies that the notification to be published in the Gazette (Extra-ordinary) or the forwarding letter should ordinarily be signed by the Secretary or, in his absence, by an officer not below the rank of a Deputy Secretary
It has been established that the above procedure has not been followed in the publication of the aforesaid Notification in the Meghalaya Gazette (Extra-ordinary), dated 25th August, 2015.
Shillong: Ka Sorkar Meghalaya ka la pynmih ia ka jingpynbna ba ka jingpyllait ia ka jingpynbna No. DC.II/Genl/31/2015/9 jong ka 4th August, 2015 da ka ophis jong ka Executive Committee, Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council, Shillong ha ka Gazette of Meghalaya (Extra-Ordinary) No. 97, jong ka 25th August, 2015 ka long kaba khlem ioh bor. Ia kane la pyntip da u Under Secretary to the Government of Meghalaya, District Council Affairs Department.
Ka sorkar ka la pynmih ia ka jingpynbna hadien ba ka KHADC ka la pynbna ia ka “Khasi Hills Autonomous District (Land Development and Building) Regulation, 2015” kaba la pynmih ha ka Part-IV jong ka Gazette of Meghalaya (Extra-ordinary) No. 97 kaba 25th August, 2015.
Na ka bynta ka jingtip paidbah, ka Sorkar ka la pynbna ba katkum ka Paragraph jong ka Lynnong XIV jong ka Meghalaya Secretariat, Manual of Office Procedures, 1993, ia ka jingpynbna ha ka Gazette (Extra-ordinary) lah ban pynmih tang hadien ba la ioh jingmynjur na ka tnat Printing and Stationery lait noh tang lada la pyllait kyrpang ia kane ka bor kum ha ka jingpynmih ia ki Acts da ka Law Department lane kiwei ki jingpynbna jong ka Assembly Secretariat bad Election Department. Nalor kata, ka Paragraph 186.6 jong ka Manual ka batai shai ba ia ka jingpynbna ban pynmih ha ka Gazette (Extra-Ordinary) lane ia ka shithi ban phah pynmih ia ka Jingpynbna dei ban soi da u Secretary lane, haba um don, dei ban soi da u ophisar uba ha ka kyrdan jong u ka ia ryngkat bad u Deputy Secretary. Kumta ka sorkar ka la pynshisha ba kam shym don ka jingbud ia kita ki kyndon ha kaba pynmih ia katei ka Jingpynbna haneng ha ka Meghalaya Gazette (Extra-ordinary), dated 25th August, 2015. (MIPR)