229. Public slaughter houses

  1. A Village Panchayat may provide places for use as public slaughter houses and charge such rents and fees for their use not exceeding the
    maximum as may be prescribed:
    Provided that if any complaint with respect to the conduct of such slaughter houses has been received from the nearby residents, action for starting such slaughter houses shall be taken only after detailed examination of such complaint.
  2. The Village Panchayat may farm out the collection of such rents and fees for any period not exceeding three years at a time and on such terms and conditions as it may think fit.