208. Powers of State Government to make rules.
(1) The Government may, by notification and subject to the condition of previous publication, make rules for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this Act.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:
(i) manner in which the minutes of the proceedings of a meeting of a Nagar Panchayat or a Council or its committees shall be recorded and published;
(ii) form and manner in which the accounts of receipts and expenditures of a Nagar Panchayat or a Council shall be kept;
(iii) form and manner in which the annual budget of a Nagar Panchayat or a Council shall be prepared;
(iv) manner in which returns, statements and reports by a Nagar Panchayat or a Council shall be submitted;
(v) matter not specifically provided for in this Act for the valuation of holdings, for the assessment, collection and refund of taxes imposed under this Act;
(vi) determination of fees payable upon distraint warrant under this Act;
(vii) regulation, management and inspection of the working systems of water-supply, lighting, drainage or sewerage provided, established or maintained by or under the control and administration of a Nagar Panchayat or a Council;
(viii) form and procedure for taking oath or affirmation by Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and Councillor the authority who shall administer oath or affirmation; and
(ix) manner in which bye-laws shall be published after confirmation by the Government.
(3) Every rule made under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before Legislative Assembly while it is in session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session in which it is so laid or the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, Legislative Assembly makes any modification in the rule or decides that any such rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.