Sri Lanka Consolidated Acts
Town And Country Planning (Amendment) Act (No. 49 of 2000) - Sect 4
Insertion of new sections 4A. and 4B in the principal enactment
|4, The following new sections are hereby inserted immediately after section 4 and shall have effect as sections 4A and 4B respectively of the principal enactment:"
|(1) There shall be established an inter- Ministerial Co-ordinating Committee on National Ministerial Physical Planning (hereinafter referred to as "Co-ordinating Committee")' |
|(2) The Co-ordinating Committee shall consist of the following members who shall be appointed by the Minister, appointed under Article 44 of the Constitution to be in charge of the subject of Physical Planning :"
|(a) The Secretaries of the Ministries of the Ministers appointed under Article 44 of the Constitution in charge respectively of the subjects of "
|(b) the Chief Secretaries of all Provinces ; |
|(c) the Director-General. National Physical Planning ; |
|(d) the Director-General of National Planning ; |
|(e) the Director-General of Urban Development Authority appointed under the Urban Development Authority Law No. 41 of 1978 ;and |
|(f) the Director-Genera] of the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka appointed under the Board of Investment of Sri Lanka Law-No. 4 of 1978. |
|(3) The Secretary of the Ministry of the Minister in charge of the subject of National Physical Planning shall be the Chairman of the Co-ordinating Committee. |
|(4) The Chairman of the Co-ordinating Committee may if he is satisfied that the proposed national physical plan or other matter which is being or is about to be considered by the Co ordinating Committee affects or is likely to affect the interest of any Ministry which is not represented in the Co-ordinating Committee, request the Secretary to that Ministry to be present and vote at meetings of the Co-ordinating Committee at which such national physical plan or matter is considered, and any Secretary so requested shall, whenever such national physical plan or matter is considered at a meeting of the Co-ordinating Committee be deemed to be a member of the Committee. |
|(5) The Chairman or in his absence, a member elected by the members present, shall preside at meetings of the Co-ordinating Committee. |
|(6) All questions for decisions at meetings of the Co-ordinating Committee shall be decided by the vote of a majority of the members present. In the case of an equality of votes, the member presiding shall have a casting vote. |
|(7) The quorum for any meeting of the Co ordinating Committee shall be ten members and subject to the provisions of this section, the Co ordinating Committee may regulate its own procedure. |
|4B. It shall be the duty of the Co-ordinating Committee "
|(a) to cause a draft policy on national physical planning and a draft national physical plan to be prepared by the Director-General. National Physical Planning ; |
|(b) to cause any approved policy on national physical planning and any approved national physical plan to be reviewed, revised and updated from time to time as may be necessary ; |
|(c) to examine any draft or revised policy on national physical planning or any draft or revised national physical plan submitted to it. to cause any amendment or modification which the Co-ordinating Committee considered necessary to be made thereto and to make recommendations thereon to the Council ; |
|(d) to examine any draft or revised regional physical plan submitted to it and make recommendations thereon to the Council : |
|(e) to advise the Council with regard to the declaration of any strategic development area in a regional physical plan and of the formulation of a development plan for such area : |
|(f) to implement any directions received from the Council". |