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Akram Kuraishi & Another v. Adhyakshak Zila Panchayat Basti & Others - WRIT - C No. 43609 of 2002  RD-AH 6395 (23 March 2006)
Hon'ble Yatindra Singh,J.
1. This is a writ petition challenging the licence fee meant for slaughter houses.
2. We have heard the counsel for the petitioner, Mr. P.P.Chaudhary and Standing counsel for the respondents.
3. Under the Bye laws the annual licence fee of Rs.5000/- has been imposed for slaughter houses of buffaloes and of Rs.150/- for those of goats. The respondents have filed counter affidavit stating therein that Bye laws were framed after inviting objections from every one. and Zila Panchayat is providing sanitary facilities and has also to employ persons for inspecting the slaughter houses. In view of this, we see no justification to interfere with this licence fee.
With these observations the writ petition is dismissed.
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