Section 15 in The National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992

Title: Power to make rules

Description: (1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) salaries and allowances payable to, and the other terms and conditions of service of, the Chairperson and Members under sub-section (5) of section 4 and of officers and other employees under sub-section (2) of section5; (b) any other matter under clause (f) of sub-section (4) of section 9; (c) the form in which the annual statement of accounts shall be maintained under sub-section (1) of section 11; (d) the form in, and the time at, which the annual report shall be prepared under section 12; (e) any other matter which is required to be, or may be, prescribed. (3) Every rule made under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.

Title: Power to remove difficulties

Description: (1) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette, make such provisions, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, as appear to it to be necessary or expedient for removing the difficulty: Provided that no such order shall be made after the expiry of a period of two years from the date of commencement of this Act. (2) Every order made under this section shall, as soon as may be after it is made, be laid before each House of Parliament

Title: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Special Court (Trial of Offences Relating to Transactions in Securities) Act, 1992. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 6th day of June, 1992.

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Code" means the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of1974); (b) "Custodian" means the Custodian appointed under sub-section(1) of section 3; (c) 'securities" includes— (i) shares, scrips, stocks, bonds, debentures, debenture stock, units of the Unit Trust of India or any other mutual fund or other marketable securities of a like nature in or of any incorporated company or other body corporate; (ii) Government securities; and (iii) rights or interests in securities; (d) "Special Court" means the Special Court established under sub-section (1) of section 5.

Title: Appointment and functions of Custodian.

Description: (1) The Central Government may appoint one or more Custodians as it may deem fit for the purposes of this Act. (2) The Custodian may, on being satisfied on information received that any person has been involved in any offence relating to transactions insecurities after the 1st day of April, 1991 and on and before the 6th June, 1992, notify the name of such person in the Official Gazette. (3) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code and any other law for the time being in force, on and from the date of notification under sub-section (2), any property, movable or immovable, or both, belonging to any person notified under that sub-section shall stand attached simultaneously with the issue of the notification. (4) The property attached under sub-section (3) shall be dealt with by the Custodian in such manner as the Special Court may direct. (5) The Custodian may take assistance of any person while exercising his powers or for discharging his duties under this section and section 4.