1. The Upazila/Thana Ameer may in consultation with the Upazila/Thana Majlish-e-Shura or the Upazila/Thana Member Conference in the absence of Majlish-e-Shura, appoint or discharge the Upazila/Thana Secretary. 2. The Upazila/Thana Secretary shall take oath before the Upazila/Thana Ameer prior to taking charge of office. 3. The Upazila/Thana Secretary shall continue to be in the office till the Upazila/Thana Ameer considers his activities to be satisfactory.