Section 29 in The School of Planning and Architecture Act, 2014

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.

Title: Establishment of Council for Schools.

Description: (1) With effect from such date as the Central Government may, by notification, specify in this behalf, there shall be established for all Schools specified in column (3) of the Schedule, a central body to be called the Council. (2) The Council shall consist of the following members, namely:-- (a) the Minister in charge of the Ministry or Department of the Central Government having administrative control of the technical education, ex officio, as Chairperson; (b) two Members of the Parliament of India (one Member to be nominated by the Speaker of Lok Sabha and one member to be nominated by the Chairman of Rajya Sabha), ex officio; (c) the Secretary to the Government of India in charge of the Ministry or Department of the Central Government having administrative control of the technical education, ex officio, as ViceChairperson; (d) the Chairperson of every Board, ex officio; (e) the Director of every School, ex officio; (f) the Chairman, University Grants Commission, ex officio; (g) the President, Council of Architecture, New Delhi, ex officio; (h) the President, Institute of Town Planners, India, ex officio; (i) the Chairman, Indian Institute of Architects, ex officio; (j) the President, Institution of Surveyors of India, ex officio; (k) two Secretaries to the Government of India to represent the Ministries or Departments of the Central Government dealing with Urban Development and Defence, ex officio; (l) the Chairman, All India Council for Technical Education, ex officio; (m) three persons to be nominated by the Visitor, at least one of whom shall be a woman, having special knowledge or practical experience in respect of Architecture or Landscape Architecture or Urban Design and one from Urban and Regional Planning, ex officio; (n) two Secretaries to the State Government, from amongst the Ministries or Departments of that Government dealing with technical education where the Schools are located, ex officio; (o) Financial Advisor, dealing with the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Department of the Central Government, ex officio; and (p) one officer not below the rank of Joint Secretary to the Government of India in the Ministry or Department of the Central Government having administrative control of the Technical Education, ex officio, as Member Secretary. (3) The Council shall have a Secretariat with officials to be appointed by the Statutes. (4) The Council, may, constitute a Standing Committee of the School of Planning and Architecture Council to assist the Council in discharge of its duties and responsibilities.