Section 6 in The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore Act, 2012

Title: Term of office of and vacancies among members.

Description: (1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, the term of office of a member shall be five years from the date of his nomination or election. (2) The term of office of a member elected under clause (l) of sub-section (1) of section 5 shall come to an end as soon as he becomes a Minister or Minister of State or Deputy Minister or the Speaker or the Deputy Speaker of the House of the People or the Deputy Chairman of the Council of States or ceases to be a member of the House from which he was elected. (3) The term of office of an ex officio member shall continue so long as he holds the office by virtue of which he is such a member. (4) The term of office of a member nominated or elected to fill a casual vacancy shall continue for the remainder of the term of the member in whose place he is nominated or elected. (5) An outgoing member other than a member elected under clause (l) of sub-section (1) of section 5 shall continue in office until another person is nominated as a member in his place or for a period of three months, whichever is earlier: Provided that the Central Government shall nominate a member in place of an outgoing member within the said period of three months. (6) An outgoing member shall be eligible for re-nomination or re-election. (7) A member may resign his office by writing under his hand addressed to the Central Government but he shall continue in office until his resignation is accepted by that Government. (8) The manner of filling vacancies among members shall be such as may be prescribed.

Title: Powers and functions of President.

Description: (1) There shall be a President of the Institute who shall be nominated by the Central Government from amongst the members other than the Director of the Institute. (2) The President shall exercise such powers and discharge such functions as are laid down in this Act or as may be prescribed.

Title: Vice-President of Institute.

Description: There shall be a Vice-President of the Institute who shall be nominated by the Central Government from amongst the members other than the Director of the Institute.

Title: Allowances of President, Vice-President and other members.

Description: The President, Vice-President and other members shall receive such allowances from the Institute as may be prescribed.

Title: Meetings of Institute.

Description: The Institute shall hold its first meeting at such time and place as may be appointed by the Central Government and shall observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at the first meeting as may be laid down by that Government, and thereafter, the Institute shall meet at such times and places and observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at its meetings as may be specified.

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences, Bangalore Act, 2012