Commissioner SMC holds review meeting with Legal, Enforcement wings

Srinagar, Feb 16 (KNS): Commissioner Srinagar Municipal Corporation, Athar Amir Khan on Wednesday held a detailed meeting with Legal and Enforcement wings of SMC.

In a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), a spokesperson said that the meeting was held to review cases pending in various courts including High Court, JK Special Tribunal and Municipal Magistrate.

The statement reads that directions were issued for ensuring timely filing or responses and replies to ensure cases are quickly disposed of by the different courts and later a weekly review mechanism was constituted to ensure the same.

It reads that commissioner directed legal and enforcement wings to ensure cases of illegal and unauthorised structures which are subjudice in courts are followed up regularly and the stay orders by courts are vacated to ensure necessary action against these illegal structures.

"Instructions were also issued to ensure all technicalities are properly followed in issuing notices and orders against illegal and unauthorised structures to ensure no undue advantage is taken by the violators in the garb. Review of all the Writ petitions and PILs with SMC as a party was also held."

Meeting was attended by Chief Law Officer, Chief Enforcement Officer ,Senior Standing Counsel, Counsel for JK Special Tribunal, Counsel for District Courts, Counsel for Municipal Court and others. (KNS)

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