• So far as the funds permit, to make reasonable provision within the Cantonment for ---
  • Lighting streets and other public places;
  • Watering streets and other public places;
  • Cleansing streets, public places and drains, abating nuisances and removing noxious vegetation;
  • Regulating offensive, dangerous or obnoxious trades, callings and practices;
  • Removing, on the ground of public, safety, health or convenience, undesirable obstruction sand projections in streets and other public places;
  • Securing or removing dangerous buildings and places;
  • Acquiring, maintaining, changing and regulating places for the disposal of the dead;
  • Constructing, altering and maintaining streets, culverts, markets, slaughter-houses, latrines, privies, urinals, drains, drainage works and sewerage works;
  • Planting and maintaining trees on roadsides and other public places;
  • Providing or arranging for a sufficient supply of pure and wholesome water, where such supply does not exist, guarding from population water used for human consumption, and preventing polluted water from being so used;
  • registering births and deaths;
  • Establishing and maintaining a system of public vaccination;
  • Establishing and maintaining or supporting public hospitals and dispensaries, and providing public medical relief;
  • Establishing and maintaining or assisting primary schools;
  • Rendering assistance in extinguishing fires, and protecting life and property when fire occurs;
  • Maintaining and developing the value of property vested in, or entrusted to the management of, the Board: and;
  • Fulfilling any other obligation imposed upon it by or under this Act or any other law for the time being in force.

  • A Board may, within the Cantonment, make provision for:
  • laying out in areas, whether previously built upon or not, new streets, and acquiring land for that purpose and for the construction of buildings, and compounds of buildings, to about on such streets;
  • constructing, establishing or maintaining public parks, gardens, offices, dairies, bathing or washing places, drinking fountains, tanks, wells, and other works of public utility;
  • reclaiming unhealthy localities, furthering educational objects by measures other than the establishment and maintenance of primary schools;
  • taking a census and granting rewards for information which may tend to secure the correct registration of vital statistics;
  • making a survey;
  • giving relief on the occurrence of local epidemics by the establishment or maintenance of relief works or otherwise;
  • securing or assisting to secure suitable places for the carrying on of any offensive, dangerous or obnoxious trade, calling or occupations;
  • establishing and maintaining a farm or other places for the disposal of sewerage.
  • constructing, subsidizing or guaranteeing tramways or other means of locomotion, and electric lighting or electric power works;
  • adopting any measure, other than a measure specified in section 116 or in the foregoing provisions of this Section, likely to promote the safety, health or convenience of the inhabitants of the Cantonment.
  • A Board may, either within or outside the cantonment, make provision for the doing of anything on which expenditure is declared by the Federal Government, or by the Board with the sanction of the Federal Government, to be an appropriate charge on the Cantonment Fund.


    Lahore is undoubtedly ancient. Legend had it that it was founded by Loh, son of Rama, the hero of the Hindu epic, the Ramayana. Some others think that the name means Loh-awar, meaning a "Fort as strong as Iron". It waxed and waned in importance during the Sultanate. Lahore came under Muslim rule in 1206 with Qutub-ud-Din Aibak and reached its glory during the Mughal period.

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    Contact Details

    Telephone:(+92) (042) 111-042-522
    Email: info@lcb.gov.pk
    Complaints: complaints@lcb.gov.pk
    Website: www.lcb.gov.pk

    42, Sarwar Road,
    Near CMH Hospital,
    Lahore Cantt,