Section 32 in The Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994
Title: Power to make rules
(1) The Central Government may make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for—
1[(i) the minimum qualifications for persons employed at a registered Genetic Counselling Centre, Genetic Laboratory or Genetic Clinic under clause (2) of section 3;
(ia) the manner in which the person conducting ultrasonography on a pregnant woman shall keep record thereof in the clinic under the proviso to sub-section (3) of section 4;]
(ii) the form in which consent of a pregnant woman has to be obtained under section 5;
(iii) the procedure to be followed by the members of the Central Supervisory Board in the discharge of their functions under sub-section (4) of section 8;
(iv) allowances for members other than ex officio members admissible under sub-section (5) of section 9;
2[(iva) code of conduct to be observed by persons working at Genetic Counselling Centres, Genetic Laboratories and Genetic Clinics to be laid down by the Central Supervisory Board under clause (iv) of section 16;
(ivb) the manner in which reports shall be furnished by the State and Union territory Supervisory Boards to the Board and the Central Government in respect of various activities undertaken in the State under the Act under clause (iv) of sub-section (1) of section 16A;
(ivc) empowering the Appropriate Authority in any other matter under clause (d) of section 17A;]
(v) the period intervening between any two meetings of the Advisory Committee under the proviso to sub-section (8) of section 17;
(vi) the terms and conditions subject to which a person may be appointed to the Advisory Committee and the procedure to be followed by such Committee under sub-section (9) of section 17;
(vii) the form and manner in which an application shall be made for registration and the fee payable thereof under sub-section (2) of section 18;
(viii) the facilities to be provided, equipment and other standards to be maintained by the Genetic Counselling Centre, Genetic Laboratory or Genetic Clinic under sub-section (5) of section 18;
(ix) the form in which a certificate of registration shall be issued under sub-section (1) of section 19;
(x) the manner in which and the period after which a certificate of registration shall be renewed and the fee payable for such renewal under sub-section (3) of section 19;
(xi) the manner in which an appeal may be preferred under section 21;
(xii) the period up to which records, charts, etc., shall be preserved under sub-section (1) of section 29;
(xiii) the manner in which the seizure of documents, records, objects, etc., shall be made and the manner in which seizure list shall be prepared and delivered to the person from whose custody such documents, records or objects were seized under sub-section (1) of section 30;
(xiv) any other matter that is required to be, or may be, prescribed.
1 Subs. by s. 24, ibid., for clause (i) (w.e.f. 14-2-2003).
2 Ins. by Act 14 of 2003, s. 24 (w.e.f. 14-2-2003).
Title: Power to make regulations
The Board may, with the previous sanction of the Central Government, by notification in the Official Gazette, make regulations not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act and the rules made thereunder to provide for—
(a) the time and place of the meetings of the Board and the procedure to be followed for the transaction of business at such meetings and the number of members which shall form the quorum under sub-section (1) of section 9;
(b) the manner in which a person may be temporarily associated with the Board under sub-section (1) of section 11;
(c) the method of appointment, the conditions of service and the scales of pay and allowances of the officer and other employees of the Board appointed under section 12;
(d) generally for the efficient conduct of the affairs of the Board.
Title: Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament
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, commencement and application
1[1. Short title, commencement and application.--(1) This Act may be called the Airports Authority of India Act, 1994.
(2) It shall come into force on such date2 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
(3) It applies to—
(a) all airports whereat air transport services are operated or are intended to be operated, other than airports and airfields belonging to, or subject to the control of, any armed force of the Union;
3[(aa) all private airports insofar as it relates to providing air traffic service, to issue directions under section 37 to them and for the purposes of Chapter VA;]
(b) all civil enclaves;
(c) all aeronautical communication stations; and
(d) all training stations, establishments and workshops relating to air transport services.]
1. Ins. by Act of 43 of 2003, s. 2 (w.e.f. 1-7-2004).
2.1st April, 1995, vide notification No. S.O. 285(E), dated 30th March, 1995, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).
3. Ins. by Act 43 of 2003, s. 3 (w.e.f. 1-7-2004).
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,--
(a) "aeronautical communication station" means a station in the aeronautical communication service which includes aeronautical practising service, aeronautical fixed service, aeronautical mobile service and aeronautical radio communication service;
(b) "airport" means a landing and taking off area for aircrafts, usually with runways and aircraft maintenance and passenger facilities and includes aerodrome as defined in clause (2) of section 2 of the Aircraft Act, 1934 (22 of 1934);
(c) "airstrip" means an area used or intended to be used for the landing and take-off of aircrafts with short take-off and landing characteristics and includes all buildings and structures thereon or appertaining thereto;
(d) "air traffic service" includes flight information service, alerting service, air traffic advisory service, air traffic control service, area control service, approach control service and airport control service;
(e) "air transport service" means any service, for any kind of remuneration, whatsoever, for the transport by air of persons, mail or any other thing, animate or inanimate, whether such service relates to a single flight or series of flights;
(f) "appointed day" means such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint for the purposes of section 3;
(g) "Authority" means the Airports Authority of India constituted under section 3;
(h) "Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Authority appointed under clause (a) of sub-section (3) of section 3;
(i) "civil enclave" means the area, if any, allotted at an airport belonging to any armed force of the Union, for use by persons availing of any air transport services from such airport or for the handling of baggage or cargo by such service, and includes land comprising of any building and structure on such area;
(j) "heliport" means an area, either at ground level or elevated on a structure, used or intended to be used for the landing and take-off helicopters and includes any area for parking helicopters and all buildings and structures thereon or appertaining thereto;
(k) "International Airports Authority" means the International Airports Authority of India constituted under section 3 of the International Airports Authority Act, 1971 (43 of 1971);
(l) "member" means a member of the Authority and includes the Chairperson, but does not include, for the purposes of sections 4, 5, 6 and 7, an ex officio member referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (3) of section 3;
(m) "National Airports Authority" means the National Airports Authority constituted under section 3 of the National Airports Authority Act, 1985 (64 of 1985);
(n) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
1[(nn) "private airport" means an airport owned, developed or managed by—
(i) any person or agency other than the Authority or any State Government, or
(ii) any person or agency jointly with the Authority or any State Government or both where the share of such person or agency, as the case may be, in the assets of the private airport is more than fifty per cent.]
(o) "regulations" means regulations made under this Act.
1. Ins. by Act of 43 of 2003, s. 4 (w.e.f. 1-7-2004).