Section 18 in The Technology Development Board Act, 1995

Title: Delegation

Description: The Board may, by general or special order in writing, delegate to the Chairperson or any other member or to any officer of the Board,subject to such conditions and limitations, if any, as may be specified in the order, such of its powers and functions under this Act (except the power under section 22) as it may deem necessary.

Title: Members, officers and employees of the Board to be public servants

Description: All members, officers and another employees of the Board shall be deemed, when acting or purporting to act in pursuance of any of the provisions of this Act, to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).

Title: Protection of action taken in good faith

Description: No prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Government, or the Board or any committee appointed by it, or any member of the Board or such committee, or any officer or employee of the Government or the Board or any other person authorised by the Government or the Board, for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or the rules or regulations made thereunder.

Title: Power of Central Government to make rules

Description: (1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to carry out the provisions of this Act. (2) Without prejudice to the generality of the forgoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) the number of members of the Board under clause (g) of sub-section (3) of section 3; (b) the term of office and other conditions of service of the members of the Board under sub-section (4) of section 3; (c) the powers and duties of the Chairperson under sub-section (5) of section 3; (d) the constitution of committees under sub-section (1) of section 5; (e) theform of application under sub-section (1) of section 7; (f) the form in which, and the time at which, the Board shall prepare its budget under section 11 and its annual report under section 12; (g) the form of annual statement of accounts under sub-section (1) of section 13 and the date before which the audited copy of the accounts may be furnished to the Central Government under sub-section (4) of that section; (h) any other matter which is to be, or may be, prescribed or in respect of which provisions is to be, or may be, made by rules.

Title: Power of Board to make regulations

Description: (1) The Board may, with the previous approval of the Central Government, by notification in the Official Gazette, make regulations consistent with this Act and the rules generally to carry out the provisions of this Act. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such regulations may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) the terms and conditions of service of the Secretary and other officers and employees of the Board under sub-section (2) of section 4; (b) the conditions subject to which equity capital may be provided by the Board under clause (a) of section 6; (c) the form in which and the time at which the returns may be furnished to the Board under sub-section (1) of section 15.