Section 28 in The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Act, 1998

Title: Ordinances

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, the Ordinances of the Institute may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) the admission of the students to the Institute; (b) the reservation for the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes and other categories of person; (c) the courses of study to be laid down for all degrees of the Institute; (d) the conditions under which students shall be admitted to the degree courses and to the examinations of the Institute and shall be eligible for degrees; (e) the conditions of award of the fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes; (f) the conditions and mode of appointment and duties of examining bodies, examiners and moderators; (g) the conduct of examinations; (h) the maintenance of discipline among the students of the Institute; (i) the fees to be charged for courses of study in the Institute and for admission to the examinations of degrees of the Institute; (j) the conditions of residence of students of the Institute and the levying of the fees for residence in the halls and hostels and of other charges; and (k) any other matter which by this Act or the Statutes is to be, or may be, provided for by the Ordinances.

Title: Ordinances how made

Description: (1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, Ordinances shall be made by the Senate. (2) All Ordinances made by the Senate shall have effect from such date as it may direct, but every Ordinance so made shall be submitted, as soon as may be, to the Board and shall be considered by the Board at its next succeeding meeting. (3) The Board shall have power by resolution to modify or cancel any such Ordinances and such Ordinances shall from the date of such resolution stand modified accordingly or cancelled, as the case may be.

Title: Tribunal of Arbitration

Description: (1) Any dispute arising out of a contract between the Institute and any of its employees shall, at the request of the employee concerned or at the instance of the Institute, be referred to a Tribunal of Arbitration consisting of one member appointed by the Institute, one member nominated by the employee, and an umpire appointed by the Visitor. (2) The decision of the Tribunal of Arbitration shall be final and shall not be questioned in any court. (3) No suit or proceeding shall lie in any court in respect of any matter which is required by subsection (1) to be referred to the Tribunal of Arbitration. (4) The Tribunal of Arbitration shall have power to regulate its own procedure. (5) Nothing in any law for the time being in force relating to arbitration shall apply to arbitrations under this section.

Title: Acts and proceedings not to be invalidated by vacancies

Description: No act of the Institute or Board or Senate or any other body set up under this Act or the Statutes, shall be invalid merely by reason of— (a) any vacancy in, or defect in, the constitution thereof, or (b) any defect in the election, nomination or appointment of person acting as a member thereof, or (c) any irregularity in its procedure not affecting the merits of the case.

Title: Grant of degrees, etc., by Institute

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956) or in any other law for the time being in force, the Institute shall have power to grant degrees and other academic distinctions and titles under this Act.

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