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LOCAL. Pertaining to a place; something annexed to the freehold or tied to a certain place; as, local courts, or courts whose jurisdiction is limited to a particular place; local allegiance, or allegiance due while you are in a particular place or country; local taxes, or those which are collected for particular districts.

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Many others, however, said the tussle over power-sharing between local government representatives and members of the provincial and federal legislatures hurt the system's service delivery.
One of the assistant directors (local government) told Dawn that the local government department's orders weren't a surprise as the law was clear about the matter.
He attributed the menace of ghost workers and other illegal activities by some unpatriotic staff to the recent delay in the payment of June salaries of local government staff.
However, Raja Kamarul maintained that all of the possible outcomes of and challenges to local government elections were being studied in the workshops and will be addressed in the Cabinet paper.
The future of local governments in Pakistan now depends on whether the courts will act to secure the tenure of local governments or let the vicious cycle of dissolutions continue
In such a situation, all powers, duties and functions of the dissolved local government shall be exercised and performed by the provincial authorities.
The provincial legislature passed the Punjab Local Government Bill, 2019 and the Punjab Villages Panchayats and Neighborhood Councils Bill, 2019.
This budget has made little impact and does not create an enabling environment for local government to consider investing in the innovation of its service delivery systems, capacity building for its personnel and large-scale developments projects.
'The Tehsil Chairman and Mayer City Local Government would be elected through direct elections,' he said.
The prime minister said since improvement could not be expected without correcting the urban system, the new local government system would bring in positive change in real terms.
'' Interestingly, instead of encouragement the Act led to a change of heart, the governance of the Local Governments through elected representatives was avoided from 2010 to 2014 December.
Prior to the devolution of the local government, local bodies in Balochistan were generating their own revenue and spending it.

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