Section 28 in The School of Planning and Architecture Act, 2014

Title: Statutes

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Statutes may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:— (a) the conferment of honorary degrees; (b) the formation of departments of teaching and centres for research; (c) the fees to be charged for courses of study in the School and for admission to the examinations of degrees and diplomas of the School; (d) the institution of fellowship, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes; (e) the term of office and the method of appointment of officers of the School; (f) the qualifications of teachers of the School; (g) the classification, the method of appointment and the determination of the terms and conditions of service of teachers and other staff of the School; (h) the constitution of pension, insurance and provident funds for the benefit of the officers, teachers and other staff of the School; (i) the constitution, powers and duties of the authorities of the School; (j) the establishment and maintenance of halls and hostels; (k) the conditions of residence of students of the School and the levying of fees for residence in the halls and hostels and of other charges; (l) the allowances to be paid to the Chairperson and Members of the Board; (m) the authentication of the orders and decisions of the Board; and (n) the meetings of the Board, the Senate, or any Committee, the quorum at such meetings and the procedure to be followed in the conduct of their business.

Title: Statutes how made.

Description: (1) The first Statutes of each School shall be framed by the Central Government with the approval of the Visitor and a copy of the same shall be laid as soon as may be before each House of Parliament. (2) The Board may, from time to time, make new or additional Statutes or may amend or repeal the Statutes in the manner provided in this section. (3) Every new Statutes or addition to the Statutes or any amendment or repeal of Statutes shall require the prior approval of the Visitor who may grant assent or withhold assent or remit it to the Board for consideration. (4) New Statutes or a Statute amending or repealing an existing Statute shall have no validity unless it has been assented to by the Visitor: Provided that the Central Government with the prior approval of the Visitor may frame or amend the Statutes for the School, if the same is required for uniformity and a copy of the same shall be laid as soon as may be before each House of Parliament.

Title: Ordinances

Description: Subject to the provisions of this Act and the Statutes, the Ordinances of every School may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:— (a) the admission of the students to the School; (b) the courses of study to be laid down for all degrees and diplomas of the School; (c) the conditions under which students shall be admitted to the degree or diploma courses and to the examinations of the School, and shall be eligible for degrees and diplomas; (d) the conditions of award of the fellowships, scholarships, exhibitions, medals and prizes; (e) the conditions and mode of appointment and duties of examining bodies, examiners and moderators; (f) the conduct of examinations; (g) the maintenance of discipline among the students of the School; and (h) 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 meeting. (3) The Board 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 a School and any of its employees shall, at the request of the employee concerned or at the instance of the School, be referred to a Tribunal of Arbitration consisting of one Member appointed by the School, one Member nominated by the employee, and an umpire appointed by the Visitor. (2) The decision of the Tribunal 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: Provided that the Tribunal shall have regard to the principles of natural justice while making such procedure. (5) Nothing in any other law for the time being in force relating to arbitration shall apply to arbitrations under this section.