Section 4 in The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897

Title: Protection to persons acting under Act.

Description: No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie against any person for anything done or in good faith intended to be done under this Act.

Title: Short title and commencement.

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Act, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act. 1. 15th October, 2020, vide notification No. S.O. 3608(E), dated 14th October, 2020, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Title: Declaration of institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda as an institution of national importance.

Description: It is hereby declared that the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda incorporated under this Act shall be an institution of national importance.

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Anteceding Institutions" means the Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar, Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Jamnagar and the Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jamnagar; (b) "Department of Swasthvritta" means the Maharishi Patanjali Institute for Yoga Naturopathy Education and Research, Jamnagar, a constituent institute of the Gujarat Ayurveda University, to be established as a Department of the Institute; (c) "Director" means the Director of the Institute appointed under sub-section (1) of section 11; (d) "Fund" means the Fund of the Institute maintained under section 15; (e) "Governing Body" means the body constituted under sub-section (1) of section 10; (f) "Gujarat Ayurved University" means the University established and incorporated under the Gujarat Ayurved University Act, 1965 (40 of 1965); (g) "Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jamnagar" means an institution established by the Gujarat Ayurveda University for conducting Pharmacy courses in Ayurveda and includes the Pharmacy Unit established for preparation of Ayurvedic drugs for use in hospital of the Institute; (h) "Institute" means the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda established by conglomerating Anteceding Institutions and incorporated under section 4; (i) "Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar" means a national institute for postgraduate courses in Ayurveda established and funded by the Government of India, but maintained by the Gujarat Ayurveda University under a lease agreement entered between the Government of India and that University; (j) "member" means a member of the Institute; (k) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act; (l) "regulation" means a regulation made by the Institute. (m) "Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Jamnagar" means a constituent institute of the Gujarat Ayurveda University for conducting undergraduate courses in Ayurveda

Title: Establishment and incorporation of Anteceding Institutions as Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda.

Description: (1) The Anteceding Institutions, namely, the Institute of Post Graduate Teaching and Research in Ayurveda, Jamnagar, Shree Gulabkunverba Ayurved Mahavidyalaya, Jamnagar and the Indian Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Sciences, Jamnagar are hereby conglomerated and established as a body corporate under this Act and on such incorporation be called the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda. (2) The Institute shall have perpetual succession and a common seal, with power to acquire, hold and dispose of property, both movable and immovable, and to contract, and may by that name sue or be sued.