Section 58 in The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Act, 2020
Title: Repeal and saving.
(1) With effect from such date as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint in this behalf, the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 (48 of 1970) shall stand repealed and the Central Council of Indian Medicine constituted under section 3 of the said Act shall stand dissolved.
(2) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Act referred to in sub-section (1), it shall not affect,--
(a) the previous operation of the Act so repealed or anything duly done or suffered thereunder;
(b) any right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired, accrued or incurred under the Act so repealed;
(c) any penalty incurred in respect of any contravention under the Act so repealed; or
(d) any proceeding or remedy in respect of any such right, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty as aforesaid, and any such proceeding or remedy may be instituted, continued or enforced, and any such penalty may be imposed as if that Act had not been repealed.
(3) On the dissolution of the Central Council of Indian Medicine, the person appointed as the Chairman of that Council and every other person appointed as the Member and any officer and other employees of the Council and holding office as such immediately before such dissolution shall vacate their respective offices and such Chairman and other Members shall be entitled to claim compensation not exceeding three months' pay and allowances for the premature termination of term of their office or of any contract of service:
Provided that any officer or other employee who has been, immediately before the dissolution of the Central Council of Indian Medicine appointed on deputation basis to the Central Council of Indian Medicine, shall, on such dissolution, stand reverted to their parent cadre, Ministry or Department, as the case may be:
Provided further that any officer, expert, professional or other employee who has been, immediately before the dissolution of the Central Council of Indian Medicine employed on regular basis or on contractual basis by the Council, shall cease to be such officer, expert, professional or other employees of the Central Council and shall be entitled to such compensation for the premature termination of his employment, which shall not be less than three months’ pay and allowances, as may be prescribed.
(4) Notwithstanding the repeal of the aforesaid enactment, any order made, any licence to practice issued, any registration made, any permission to start new medical institution or to start higher course of studies or to increase in the admission capacity granted, any recognition of medical qualifications granted, under the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 (48 of 970) which are in force as on the date of commencement of this Act shall continue to be in force till the date of their expiry for all purposes, as if they had been issued or granted under the provisions of this Act or the rules or regulations made thereunder.
Title: Transitory provisions.
(1) The Commission shall be the successor in interest to the Central Council of Indian Medicine including its subsidiaries or owned trusts and all the assets and liabilities of the Central Council of Indian Medicine shall be deemed to have been transferred to the Commission.
(2) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 (48 of 1970), the Medical standards, requirements and other provisions of the Indian Medicine Central Council Act, 1970 and the rules and regulations made thereunder shall continue to be in force and operate till new standards or requirements are specified under this Act or the rules and regulations made thereunder:
Provided that anything done or any action taken as regards the medical standards and requirements under the enactment under repeal and the rules and regulations made thereunder shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provision of this Act and shall continue in force accordingly unless and until superseded by anything or by any action taken under this Act.
(3) The Central Government may take such appropriate measure as may be necessary for smooth transition of the dissolved Central Council of Indian Medicine to the corresponding to new Commission under this Act.
Title: Short title and commencement.
(1) This Act may be called the National Forensic Sciences University 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. 1st October, 2020, vide notification No. S.O. 3424(E), dated 30th August, 2020, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).
Title: Declaration of National Forensic Sciences University as an institution of national importance.
Whereas the objects of the National Forensic Sciences University are such as to make it an institution of national importance, it is hereby declared that the National University of Forensic Sciences is an institution of national importance.
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,--
(a) "Academic Council" means the Academic Council of the University referred to in section 18;
(b) "academic staff" means teachers and such categories of staff as are designated to be academic staff by the Statutes;
(c) "affiliated college" means an institution recognised as such by the Board of Governors in accordance with the provisions of this Act and the Statutes made thereunder;
(d) "Board of Governors" means the Board of Governors of the University referred to in section 15;
(e) "campus" means the campus of the Gujarat Forensic Sciences University situated at Gandhinagar, Gujarat, and that of the Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Narayan National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Sciences situated at Rohini, New Delhi, or such other campus as may be established by the University at any place within India or outside India;
(f) "Chancellor" means the Chancellor of the University;
(g) "college" means a college or institution maintained or admitted to the privileges of the University for imparting education and training in forensic sciences or its related disciplines;
(h) "Court" means the Court of the University referred to in section 14;
(i) "Dean", in relation to any School campus, means the Dean of such School campus;
(j) "department" means an academic department of the University;
(k) "distance education system" means the system of imparting education through any means of communication such as broadcasting, telecasting, internet, correspondence courses, seminars, contact programmes or the combination of any two or more such means;
(l) "employee" means any person appointed by the University and includes teachers, other academic and non-academic staff of the University;
(m) "Executive Registrar" means the Executive Registrar of the University referred to in section 25;
(n) "Finance Committee" means the Finance Committee of the University referred to in section 28;
(o) "Fund" means the Fund of University referred to in section 35;
(p) "notification" means a notification published in the Official Gazette;
(q) "School" means a school of study of the University;
(r) "Statutes" and "Ordinances" mean, respectively, the Statutes and Ordinances of the University made under this Act;
(s) "student" means a student of the University and its affiliated colleges, and includes any person who has enrolled for pursuing any course of study in the University;
(t) "teachers" means Directors, Deans, professors, associate professors, assistant professors and such other persons as may be appointed for imparting instruction or conducting research or for giving guidance for research or rendering assistance to students, in the University or in any college or institution maintained by the University;
(u) "University" means the National Forensic Sciences University established under this Act;
(v) "Vice-Chancellor" means the Vice-Chancellor of the University referred to in section 21.