Shri Naveen Patnaink
Hon'ble Chief Minister,Orissa

Rules & Regulations


(1) The State Government may be notification in the Official Gazette and subject to the condition of previous publication, make Rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

(2) Every Rule made under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made before the State Legislature, while it is in session for a total period of fourteen days, which may be comprised in one or more sessions, and if, during the said period the State Legislature make any modification in the Rule or decides that the Rule should not be made, the Rule shall have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be, so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done or omitted to be done under that Rule.


(1) The Board may, with the previous approval of the State Government, make bye-laws consistent with this Act and the Rules, for carrying out the purposes of this Act.

(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power such bye-laws may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely;-

a) the terms and conditions for supply of water for domestic or other purposes;

b) the installation of meters or the transfer of their connection and their use maintenance, testing, disconnection and re-connection, the fees rent and other charges in respect thereof including the furnishing of security by the consumer and matters connected therewith;

c) the fees, rent and other charges to be paid for connection with the sewer of the Board and other terms and conditions for such connections:

d) any other fees and charges to be paid to the Board for service to the consumers; and

e) any other matter for which provision is to be or may be made by bye-laws.