Section 22 in The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014

Title: Town Vending Committee.

Description: (1) The appropriate Government may, by rules made in this behalf, provide for the term and the manner of constituting a Town Vending Committee in each local authority: Provided that the appropriate Government may, if considers necessary, provide for constitution of more than one Town Vending Committee, or a Town Vending Committee for each zone or ward, in each local authority. (2) Each Town Vending Committee shall consist of:— (a) Municipal Commissioner or Chief Executive Officer, as the case may be, who shall be the Chairperson; and (b) such number of other members as may be prescribed, to be nominated by the appropriate Government, representing the local authority, medical officer of the local authority, the planning authority, traffic police, police, association of street vendors, market associations, traders associations, non-governmental organisations, community based organisations, resident welfare associations, banks and such other interests as it deems proper; (c) the number of members nominated to represent the non-governmental organisations and the community based organisations shall not be less than ten per cent.; (d) the number of members representing the street vendors shall not be less than forty per cent. who shall be elected by the street vendors themselves in such manner as may be prescribed: Provided that one-third of members representing the street vendors shall be from amongst women vendors: Provided further that due representation shall be given to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, minorities and persons with disabilities from amongst the members representing street vendors. (3) The Chairperson and the members nominated under sub-section (2) shall receive such allowances as may be prescribed by the appropriate Government.

Title: Meetings of Town Vending Committee.

Description: (1) The Town Vending Committee shall meet at such times and places within the jurisdiction of the local authority and shall observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at its meetings, and discharge such functions, as may be prescribed. (2) Every decision of the Town Vending Committee shall be notified along with the reasons for taking such decision.

Title: Temporary association of persons with Town Vending Committee for particular purposes.

Description: (1) The Town Vending Committee may associate with itself in such manner and for such purposes, as may be prescribed, any person whose assistance or advice it may desire, in carrying out any of the provisions of this Act. (2) A person associated under sub-section (1) shall be paid such allowances as maybe prescribed.

Title: Office space and other employees for Town Vending Committee.

Description: The local authority shall provide the Town Vending Committee with appropriate office space and such employees as may be prescribed.

Title: Publication of street vendor’s charter and data-base and carrying out of social audit.

Description: (1) Every Town Vending Committee shall publish the street vendor's charter specifying therein the time within which the certificate of vending shall be issued to a street vendor and the time within which such certificate of vending shall be renewed and other activities to be performed within the time limit specified therein. (2) Every Town Vending Committee shall maintain up to date records of registered street vendors and street vendors to whom certificate of vending has been issued containing name of such street vendor, stall allotted to him, nature of business carried out by him, category of street vending and such other particulars which may be relevant to the street vendors, in such manner as may be prescribed. (3) Every Town Vending Committee shall carry out social audit of its activities under the Act or the rules or the schemes made there under in such form and manner as may be specified in the scheme.

The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014