Section 28 in The Footwear Design and Development Institute Act 2017

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 backward categories of persons; (c) the courses of study to be laid down for all degrees, diplomas and certificates of the Institute; (d) the conditions under which students shall be admitted to the degree, diploma and certificate courses and to the examinations of the Institute and award of degrees, diplomas and certificates; (e) the conditions for award of fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes; (f) the conditions and mode of appointment and duties of examining body, 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, diplomas and certificates of the Institute; and (j) any other matter which by this Act or the Statutes is to be or may be provided for by the Ordinances.

Title: Ordinance 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 Governing Council and shall be considered by the Governing Council at its next succeeding meeting. (3) The Governing Council shall have power by resolution to modify or cancel any such Ordinance and such Ordinance 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 sub-section (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 arbitration under this section.

Title: Act and proceedings not to be invalidated by vacancies

Description: No act of the Institute or Governing Council 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 a person acting as a member thereof; or (c) any irregularity in its procedure not affecting the merits of the case

Title: Sponsored schemes

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, whenever the Institute receives funds from any Government, the University Grants Commission or any other agency, including industry sponsoring a research scheme or a consultancy assignment or a teaching programme or a chaired professorship or a scholarship, etc., to be executed or endowed at the Institute— (a) the amount received shall be kept by the Institute separately from the Fund of the Institute and utilised only for the purpose of the scheme; and (b) the staff required to execute the same shall be recruited in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated by the sponsoring organisations: Provided that any money remaining unutilised shall be transferred to the endowment fund created under section 22 of this Act.

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