Powers and Functions of the Deputy Commissioners

Statutory Functions

  1. To act as Collector under Section 6 read with Section 76 of DLR Act, 1954 and Section 3(6) of DLR Act.
  2. To act as Collector under section 105(1)(a) of Punjab Tenancy Act, 1887 and under Section 27(1)(a) of Punjab Tenancy Act.
  3. To act as collector under section 14(a) of Uttar Pradesh Land Revenue Act, 1901.
  4. Powers to refund to renew stamps within a period not exceeding two years.
  5. Collector of stamps under Indian Stamps Act, 1889.
  6. Registrar under Indian Registration Act, 1908.
  7. Powers under Mines & Mineral Act.
  8. Competent authority under ULCR Act, 1976.
  9. Powers under Section 8 of House hold electrical appliances (Quality Control) Order 1987.
  10. Powers to enforce the Oil pressure Store (Quality Control) Order 1987.
  11. Powers under Section 6 under clause 7 General Service Electrical Lamps (Quality Control) Order 1989.
  12. District Environmental Protection Officer under Section 4(1) of Environment Protection Act, 1986.
  13. Competent authority under Right to Information Act 2001.
  14. Jt. CEO / Returning officer of te Parliament Constituency.

Others

  1. Convenor of District Development Committee.
  2. Convenor of District Task Force
  3. Chairman of District Public Grievance Cell.
  4. Powers of Head of Department under Section 2(10) & 3(f) of Delegation of Financial Powers Rules, 1978.

Powers and Functions of the Additional District Magistrate

Statutory Functions

  1. ADMs have been given power of Executive Magistrate to deal with Section 109, 110, 133, 145, 174 & 176 and other link provisions under CRPC.
  2. To act as Additional Collector under Section 6 read with Section 76 of DLR Act, 1954 and Section 3(6) of DLR Act.
  3. To act as Collector under Section 105(1)(a) of Punjab Tenancy Act, 1887 and under Section 27(1)(a) of Punjab Tenancy Act.
  4. To act as Land Acquisition Collector under clause C of Section 3 of Land Acquisition Act, 1894.
  5. To act as Collector under section 14(a) of Uttar Pradesh Land Revenue Act, 1901.
  6. Registrar of Marriage under Hindu Marriage Act & Special Marriage Act 1955 & 1954.

Powers and Functions of the Sub Divisional Magistrate

Statutory Functions

  1. SDMs have been given power of Executive Magistrate to deal with Section 109, 110, 133, 145, 174 & 176 and other link provisions under CRPC.
  2. To work as Asstt. Collector, I class under sub-section 1 of section 27 of the Punjab Land Revenue Act, 1887 (Punjab Act No. 70 of 1887) as enforced in NCT of Delhi and sub-section(1) of section 15 read with section 223 of UP Land Revenue Act, 1901 (Act No. III of 1901).
  3. To act as Asstt. Collector, I class and Revenue Assistant under sub-section(1) of Section 7 read with section 76 of Delhi Land Revenue Act, 1954 (Act No. 12 of 1954).
  4. To act as Collector under sub-section(4) read with clause 6 of the section 3 of the Northern India Canal and Drainage Act, 1873 (Act No.2 of 1873).
  5. Asstt. Collector under clause 19-A of section 3 of Delhi Land Reforms Act, 1954 (Act No. 8 of 1954).
  6. To act as Settlement Officer (Consolidation) under sub-section(1) of sub-section (i) of section 20 of the East Punjab Holdings (Consolidation and Prevention of Fragmentation) Act, 1948 (East Punjab Act No. 50 of 1948).
  7. To function as competent authority under clause (c) of section 2 of the Delhi Land Holdings (Ceiling) Act, 1960 (F.24 of 1960).
  8. Collector of stamps under Indian Stamps Act, 1889.
  9. Power under Mines and Minerals Act.
  10. Power of Registrar of Marriage under Hindu Marriage Act and Special Marriage Act, 1955 & 1954.
  11. Powers to enforce the Oil pressure Store (Quality Control) Order 1987.
  12. Powers under Section 6 under clause 7 General Service Electrical Lamps (Quality Control) Order 1989.
  13. Powers under Cable Television Networks (Regularisation) Act, 1995.
  14. District Environment Protection Officer under section 4(1) of Environment Protection Act, 1986.
  15. Powers under section 207 of Motor Vehicle Act, 1988 for impounding the vehicles.
  16. Powers under the Delhi Prohibition of Smoking & Non Smoking Health Protection Act, 1996.
  17. Local Health Authority under PFA Act.
  18. Returning Officers for Assembly Constituency.