Section 27 in The Rehabilitation Council of India Act, 1992

Title: Employees of Council to be public servants

Description: The Chairperson, members, Member-Secretary, officers and other employees of the Council shall, while acting or purporting to act in pursuance of the provisions of this Act or of any rule and regulation made thereunder, be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).

Title: Power to make rules.

Description: The Central Government may, by notification, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act.

Title: Power to make regulations

Description: The Council may, with the previous sanction of the Central Government, make, by notification, regulations generally to carry out the purposes of this Act, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such regulations may provide for— (a) the management of the property of the Council; (b) the maintenance and audit of the accounts of the Council; (c) the resignation of members of the Council; (d) the powers and duties of the Chairperson; (e) the rules of procedure in the transaction of business under sub-section (3) of section 4; (f) the function of the Executive Committee and other committees, constituted under section 7; (g) the powers and duties of the Member-Secretary under sub-section (1) of section 8; (h) the qualifications, appointment, powers and duties of, and procedure to be followed by, Inspectors and Visitors; (i) the courses and period of study or of training, to be undertaken, the subjects of examination and standards of proficiency therein to be obtained in any University or any institution for grant of recognised rehabilitation qualification; (j) the standards of staff, equipment, accommodation, training and other facilities for study or training of the rehabilitation professionals; (k) the conduct of examinations, qualifications of examiners, and the condition of the admission to such examinations; (l) the standards of professional conduct and etiquette and code of ethics to be observed by rehabilitation professionals under sub-section (1) of section 21; (m) the particulars to be stated, and proof of qualifications to be given, in application for registration under this Act; (n) the manner in which and the conditions subject to which an appeal may be preferred under sub-section (1) of section 22; (o) the fees to be paid on applications and appeals under this Act; (p) any other matter which is to be, or may be, prescribed.

Title: Laying of rules and regulations before Parliament

Description: Every rule and every regulation 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 regulation, or both Houses agree that the rule or regulation should not be made, the rule or regulation 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 or regulation.

Title: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Central Agricultural University Act, 1992. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. 1. 26th January, 1993, vide notification No. S.O. 72(E), dated 25th January, 1993, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

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