1. An E.D.O. shall:
(a) assist the D.C.O. in formulation of policy and bring cases which are required to be submitted to the D.C.O. under the rules;
(b) duly execute the sanctioned policy;
(c) be the official head of the group of district offices and be responsible for its efficient administration and discipline, and for the proper conduct of business assigned to the Group of offices;
(d) submit all proposals for taxation and the bye-laws to the Zila Council through D.C.O.
(e) be responsible to the D.C.O. for the proper conduct of the business of the group of distsrict offices, and keep him informed about the working of the District Offices;
(f) where the D.C.O’s orders appear to involve a departure from rules, regulations or Government policy, resubmit the case to the D.C.O. inviting his attention to the relevant rules, regulation or Government policy and if the D.C.O. still disagrees with the E.D.O., the E.D.O., through D.C.O. shall refer the case to the Provincial Local Government Commission for decision.
(g) subject to any general or special order of Government in this behalf, issue standing orders specifying the cases or other classes of cases which may be disposed of by an officer subordinate to the EDO; and
(h) be responsible for the careful observance of these rules in his Group of District Offices.
2. While submitting a case for the orders of the D.C.O. it shall be the duty of the E.D.O. to suggest a definite line of action.