Section 93 in The Waqf Act, 1995

Title: Bar to compromise of suits by or against mutawalli

Description: No suit or proceeding in any court by or against the mutawalli of a 1[waqf] relating to title to 1[waqf] property or the rights of the mutawalli shall be compromised without the sanction of the Board. 1. Subs. by Act 27 of 2013, s. 4, for "wakf" (w.e.f. 1-11-2013)

Title: Power to make application to the Tribunal in case of failure of mutawalli to discharge his duties

Description: (1) Where a mutawalli is under an obligation to perform any act which is recognised by Muslim law as pious, religious or charitable and the mutawalli fails to perform such act, the Board may apply to the Tribunal for an order directing the mutawalli to pay to the Board or to any person authorised by the Board in this behalf the amount necessary for the performance of such act. (2) Where a mutawalli is under an obligation to discharge any other duties imposed on him under the 1[waqf] and the mutawalli wilfully fails to discharge such duties, the Board or any person interested in the 1[waqf] may make an application to the Tribunal and the Tribunal may pass such order thereon as it thinks fit. 1. Subs. by Act 27 of 2013, s. 4, for "wakf" (w.e.f. 1-11-2013).

Title: Power of appellate authority to entertain appeal after expiry of specified period

Description: Where, under this Act any period has been specified for the filing of any appeal, the appellate authority may, if it is satisfied that the appellant was prevented by sufficient cause from preferring the appeal within the period so specified, entertain the appeal after the expiry of the said period.

Title: Power of Central Government to regulate secular activities of auqaf

Description: 96. Power of Central Government to regulate secular activities of 1[auqaf].--(1) For the purpose of regulating the secular activities of 1[auqaf], the Central Government shall have the following powers and functions, namely:-- (a) to lay down general principles and policies of 2[waqf] administration in so far as they relate to the secular activities of the 1[auqaf]; (b) to co-ordinate the functions of the Central 2[Waqf] Council and the Board, in so far as they relate to their secular functions; (c) to review administration of the secular activities of 1[auqaf] generally and to suggest improvements, if any. (2) In exercising its powers and functions under sub-section (1), the Central Government may call for any periodic or other reports from any Board and may issue to the Board such directions as it may think fit and the Board shall comply with such directions. Explanation.--For the purposes of this section "secular activities" shall include social, economic, educational and other welfare activities 1. Subs. by Act 27 of 2013, s. 4, for "wakfs" (w.e.f. 1-11-2013). 2. Subs. by s. 4, ibid., for "wakf" (w.e.f. 1-11-2013).

Title: Directions by State Government

Description: Subject to any directions issued by the Central Government under section 96, the State Government may, from time to time, give to the Board such general or special directions as the State Government thinks fit and in the performance of its functions, the Board shall comply with such directions: 1[Provided that the State Government shall not issue any direction being contrary to any waqf deed or any usage; practice or custom of the waqf.] 1. Ins. by s. 50, ibid. (w.e.f. 1-11-2013).