The Punjab District Boards Act, 1883
Of District and Local Boards
A.-Constitution of District and Local Boards.
10. Establishment of district and local boards.-
(1) The Local Government shall, by notification establish a district board for each district.
(2) The Local Government may, by notification, establish a local board or local boards within the limits of any district, and may cancel or vary any such notification.
(3) A district board shall have authority throughout the district for which it is established, and a local board shall have authority throughout such portion of the district in which it is established, as the Local Government may, by notification, direct:
Provided that a board shall not have authority over any portion of a district which is for the time being included in a military cantonment or a municipality.