Section 8 in The Rehabilitation Council of India Act, 1992
Title: Member-Secretary and employees of Council
(1) The Central Government shall appoint the Member-Secretary of the Council to exercise such powers and perform such duties under the direction of the Council as may be prescribed or as may be delegated to him by the Chairperson.
(2) The Council shall, with the previous sanction of the Central Government, employ such officers and other employees as it deems necessary to carry out the purpose of this Act.
(3) The Council shall, with the previous sanction of the Central Government, fix the allowances to be paid to the Chairperson and other members and determine the conditions of service of the Member-Secretary, officers and other employees of the Council.
Title: Vacancies in the Council not to invalidate acts, etc
No act or proceeding of the Council or any committee thereof shall be called in question on the ground merely of the existence of any vacancy in, or any defect in the constitution of, the Council or a committee thereof, as the case may be.
Title: Dissolution of Rehabilitation Council and transfer of rights, liabilities and employees of Rehabilitation Council to Council
(1) On and from the date of the constitution of the Council, the Rehabilitation Council shall stand dissolved and on such dissolution,--
(a) all properties and assets, movable and immovable, of, or belonging to, the Rehabilitation Council shall vest in the Council;
(b) all the rights and liabilities of the Rehabilitation Council shall be transferred to, and be the rights and liabilities of, the Council;
(c) without prejudice to the provisions of clause (b), all liabilities incurred, all contracts entered into and all matters and things engaged to be done by, with or for the Rehabilitation Council immediately before that date, for or in connection with the purposes of the said Rehabilitation Council shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into, or engaged to be done by, with or for, the Council;
(d) all sums of money due to the Rehabilitation Council immediately before that date shall be deemed to be due to the Council;
(e) all suits and other legal proceedings instituted or which could have been instituted by or against the Rehabilitation Council immediately before that date may be continued or may be instituted by or against the Council; and
(f) every employee holding any office under the Rehabilitation Council immediately before that date shall hold his office in the Council by the same tenure and upon the same terms and conditions of service as respects remuneration, leave, provident fund, retirement and other terminal benefits as he would have held such office as if the Council had not been constituted and shall continue to do so as an employee of the Council or until the expiry of a period of six months from that date if such employee opts not to be the employee of the Council within such period.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947 (14 of 1947) or any other law for the time being in force, absorption of any employee by the Council in its regular service under this section shall not entitle such employee to any compensation under that Act or other law and no such claim shall be entertained by any court, tribunal or other authority.
Explanation.--In this section, "Rehabilitation Council" means the Rehabilitation Council, a society formed and registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1860) and functioning as such immediately before the constitution of the Council.
Title: Recognition of qualifications granted by University, etc., in India for rehabilitation professionals
(1) The qualifications granted by any University or other institution in India which are included in the Schedule shall be recognised qualifications for rehabilitation professionals.
(2) Any University or other institution which grants qualification for the rehabilitation professionals not included in the Schedule may apply to the Central Government to have any such qualification recognised, and the Central Government, after consulting the Council may, by notification, amend the Schedule so as to include such qualification therein and any such notification may also direct that an entry shall be made in the last column of the Schedule against such qualification only when granted after a specified date.
Title: Recognition of qualifications granted by institutions outside India
The Council may enter into negotiations with the authority in any country outside India for settling of a scheme of reciprocity for the recognition of qualifications, and in pursuance of any such scheme, the Central Government may, by notification, amend the Schedule so as to include therein any qualification which the Council has decided should be recognised, and by such notification may also direct that an entry shall be made in the last column of the Schedule declaring that it shall be the recognised qualification only when granted after a specified date.