Section 37 in The Indian Institute of Management Act, 2017

Title: Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament

Description: Every rule made by the Central Government and the first regulation made by the Board 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 shall 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: Power to remove difficulties

Description: (1) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette, make such provisions not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, as may appear to it to be necessary or expedient for removing the difficulty: Provided that no such order shall be made under this section after the expiry of the period of three years from the date of commencement of this Act. (2) Every order made under this section shall, as soon as may be after it is made, be laid before each House of Parliament.

Title: Transitional provisions

Description: (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act:— (a) the Board of every Institute functioning as such immediately before the commencement of this Act shall continue to so function until a new Board is constituted for that Institute under this Act, but on the constitution of a new Board under this Act, the members of the Board holding office before such constitution shall cease to hold office; (b) every Academic Council or Faculty Council, as the case may be, constituted in relation to every Institute before the commencement of this Act shall be deemed to be the Academic Council constituted under this Act until an Academic Council is constituted under this Act for that Institute, but on the constitution of the new Academic Council under this Act, the members of the Academic Council or Faculty Council, as the case may be, holding office before such constitution shall cease to hold office; (c) until the first regulations are made under this Act, the rules, and bye-laws of each Institute as in force, immediately before the commencement of this Act shall continue to apply to the Institute in so far as they are not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act. (2) The Central Government may, without prejudice to the provisions of this Act, if it considers so necessary and expedient, by notification, take such measures, which may be necessary for the smooth transfer of the existing Institute to the corresponding Institute.

Title: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-private Partnership) Act, 2017. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. 1. 6th September, 2017 vide notification No. S.O. 2928(E) dated the 6 September, 2017, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Title: Declaration of certain institutions as institutions of national importance

Description: Whereas the objects of the Institutes mentioned in the Schedule are such as to make them institutions of national importance, it is hereby declared that each such Institute is an institution of national importance.