The Chief Commissioner Islamabad has allocated magisterial powers to assistant commissioners in order to stop garbage dumping on the streets of Islamabad.
According to the details, the deputy commissioner Islamabad said, anyone caught throwing garbage outside their house or in the corners of streets in Islamabad would be fined.
The capital’s administration is looking forward to aggressive cleanliness drives across the city and the residents are being advised to cooperate in this, the city administration has asked residents to report people who dump rubbish in the streets.
The chief commissioner has granted all assistant commissioners with magisterial powers so they can take swift actions against the breaches. The Chief Commissioner has allocated such powers on February 26.
According to the details. The assistant commissioner Saddar, assistant commissioner rural, assistant commissioner city, assistant commissioner potohar, assistant commissioner industrial area and secretary of Islamabad Transport Authority all have received higher powers under municipal administration ordinance, West Pakistan Pure Food Ordinance, Civil Defense Act, Forest Act, Islamabad Wildlife protection, conservation and management ordinance and additional collector for recovery of CDA dues under the Land Revenue Act and section 49 of CDA ordinance. These powers would enable assistant commissioners to take swift actions against the violators and expand the cleanliness drive more efficiently.