12. Power to form and alter Patwaris’ halka-
The “Deputy Commissioner” may, with the previous sanction of the Chief Commissioner, arrange the villages of the [(Note: Subs. by A.O. (No.5) 1957 for the words “State”) Union territory] in Patwaris’ halkas, any may from time to time, after the number and limits of such halkas; but no such arrangement or alteration shall be final unless and until it has been sanctioned by the Chief Commissioner.