Section 8 in The Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Act, 2020

Title: Limitations on powers of administration practitioner.

Description: The administration practitioner shall not render or seek to render ineffective,-- (a) any transfer, substitution or exchange of cash, collateral or any other interests under or in connection with a netting agreement between the insolvent party and the non-insolvent party to a qualified financial contract; or (b) any payment or delivery obligation incurred by the insolvent party and owing to the non-insolvent party under or in connection with a netting agreement on the grounds of it constituting a preference including a fraudulent preference or a transfer for undervalue, including during a suspect period by the insolvent party to the non-insolvent party. Explanation.--For the purposes of this clause, "suspect period" means the relevant period referred to in sub-section (4) of section 43 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016) in respect of "preferential transaction" and in sub-section (1) of section 46 of the said Code in respect of "undervalued transaction".

Title: Power to amend Schedules.

Description: (1) If the Central Government is satisfied that it is necessary or expedient so to do, it may, by notification, add to or otherwise amend the First Schedule or the Second Schedule and thereupon, the First Schedule or the Second Schedule, as the case may be, shall be deemed to have been amended accordingly. (2) Every notification issued under sub-section (1) shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is issued, 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 notification or both Houses agree that the notification should not be issued, the notification 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 notification.

Title: Provisions of this Act to override other laws.

Description: The provisions of this Act shall have effect, notwithstanding anything inconsistent therewith contained in any other law for the time being in force or any instrument having effect by virtue of any such law.

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 order shall be made after the expiry of a period of three years from the date of commencement of this Act. (2) Every order made under this section shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament.

Title: Short title and extent.

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897. 1[(2) It extends to the whole of India 2***] 3* * * 4* * * * * 1. Subs. by the A.0. 1950. 2. The words, figures and letters "except the territories which, immediately before the 1st November, 1956, were comprised in Part B States" omitted by Act 34 of 2020, s. 2 (w.e.f. 22-4-2020). 3. The word "and" rep. by Act 10 of 1914, s. 3 and the Second Schedule. 4. Sub-section (3) rep. by s. 3 and the Second Schedule, ibid.