So far CCOB does not have the helping hand of the law when it comes to Dufferin's plan.
CCOB now wants the Ministry of the Environment to show scientific proof to support its position that aggregate extraction is not a drinking water threat.
Mayor Ron Eddy noted that changes are currently being proposed to the Aggregates Resources Act that will likely include some of the standards and provisions being asked for by CCOB, but that in the meantime, the Ministry of Natural Resources is abiding by the standards in place.
KBCA hoped that the committee formed on the directive of CCOB
Manzoor Kadir will prove an effective tool to check illegal and sub-standard construction in private residential and commercial projects and matters pertaining to violation of sale agreement between builders, allottees or booking holder citizens and settle the same on permanent basis.
pointed out that in Karachi 23 roads have been declared commercial and skyscrapers could be allowed at National and Super Highways, Northern and Southern Bypasses and major arteries around Hawksbay.
An explanation called from KBCA revealed that such violations had been committed in other buildings as well and Sindh Mohtasib ordered CCOB
the implementation of his six-point decision which included demolition of illegal constructions and action against those involved in criminal negligence.