The Drainage and Flood Control Ordinance of 1960 makes provisions for the establishment and management of drainage authorities for the areas listed in Annex 1. The Ordinance contains 62 articles, divided into 6 Chapters: Preliminary (1), Authority Members (2), Administration (3), Committees (4), employees (5) and Various Orders (6). Authority areas shall be traced and a map will be publicised by the water commissionership. A drainage authority shall be composed of local authority members and three government delegates representing the Agriculture, Environment and Health ministers and decisions shall be taken on a majority system basis. Directory board and chairman shall be elected from within the authority members. Permanent or temporary committees shall be appointed by an authority and can contain non-authority members within limits set in this Ordinance. Committee recommendations shall be displayed in front of the authority for approval. A technical Bureau managed by an engineer shall be put in charge of technical and logistical roles. This Ordinance makes provisions for the taking and registering of drainage machinery from a local authority and is responsible for any drainage work.
Implements: Drainage and Flood Control Law, 5718-1957. (1957-11-20)
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