[Act No. I of 1961]
(The 17th March 1961)
It is hereby enacted as follows:-
1. This Act may be called the City of Yangon Municipal (Amemdment) Act, 1961.
2. In section 228 of the City of Yangon Municipal Act-
(a) for sub-section (1), the following shall be substituted as sub-section (1); namely:-
"(1) If at any time, upon representation made or otherwise, it appears to the President of the Union that the Corporation is not competent to perform, or persistently makes default in the performance of, any duty or duties imposed on it by or under this or any other Act for the time being in force, or exceeds or abuses its powers, the President of the Union may, by an order, direct that all the members of the Corporation for the time being shall retire from office as and from such date as the President of the Union may appoint, and the President of the Union may, by that order or by a separate order, direct that general elections shall take place on such convenient date as may be fixed by the President of the Union. Such order shall be published in the Gazette together with the reasons for making the same.";
(b) in sub-section (2), for the word "January" the word "March" shall be substituted;
(c) at the end of sub-section (3), the following shall be inserted; namely:-
"The President of the Union may also appoint an Advisory Committee to advise such person or persons."