LOCAL COUNCILS AND MUNICIPAL COMMITTEES SERVICE (RETIREMENT) RULES, 1968
8(7), 14(1) and 2(b) – Under the Retirement Rules 1968, the word ‘competent authority’
competent to make appointments to such service—From the definition it is clear
that the competent authority to make appointments in Barisal Pourashava is the
executive head namely the Chairman.
the appointment of the petitioners were made by the then Chairman of the Pourashava
and since the petitioners joined their service on the basis of those
appointment letters and rendered 12 years uninterrupted service, their
appointment cannot now be said to be made irregularly, If any irregularity was
there initially, it has been cured by lapse of time.
Halder and others Vs. Barisal Pourashava and another; 10 BLD (HCD) 381.