Section 9 in The Bilateral Netting of Qualified Financial Contracts Act, 2020

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.

Title: Definitions

Description: 1[1A. Definitions.--In this, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "act of violence" includes any of the following acts committed by any person against a healthcare service personnel serving during an epidemic, which causes or may cause— (i) harassment impacting the living or working conditions of such healthcare service personnel and preventing him from discharging his duties; (ii) harm, injury, hurt, intimidation or danger to the life of such healthcare service personnel, either within the premises of a clinical establishment or otherwise; (iii) obstruction or hindrance to such healthcare service personnel in the discharge of his duties, either within the premises of a clinical establishment or otherwise; or (iv) loss or damage to any property or documents in the custody of, or in relation to, such healthcare service personnel; (b) "healthcare service personnel" means a person who while carrying out his duties in relation to epidemic related responsibilities, may come in direct contact with affected patients and thereby is at the risk of being impacted by such disease, and includes— (i) any public and clinical healthcare provider such as doctor, nurse, paramedical worker and community health worker; (ii) any other person empowered under the Act to take measures to prevent the outbreak of the disease or spread thereof; and (iii) any person declared as such by the State Government, by notification in the Official Gazette; (c) "property" includes— (i) a clinical establishment as defined in the Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010 (23 of 2010); (ii) any facility identified for quarantine and isolation of patients during an epidemic; (iii) a mobile medical unit; and (iv) any other property in which a healthcare service personnel has direct interest in relating to the epidemic; (d) the words and expressions used herein and not defined, but defined in the Indian Ports Act, 1908 (15 of 1908), the Aircraft Act, 1934 (22 of 1934) or the Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010 (31 of 2010), as the case may be, shall have the same meaning as assigned to them in that Act.] 1. Ins. by Act 34 of 2020, s. 3 (w.e.f. 22-4-2020)