Section 7 in The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore Act, 2012

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.

Title: Governing Body and other committees of Institute.

Description: (1) There shall be a Governing Body of the Institute which shall be constituted by the Institute in such manner as may be specified: Provided that the number of persons who are not members of the Institute shall not exceed one-third of the total membership of the Governing Body. (2) The Governing Body shall be the executive committee of the Institute and shall exercise such powers and discharge such functions as the Institute may specify in this behalf. (3) The President of the Institute shall be the Chairperson of the Governing Body and as Chairperson thereof he shall exercise such powers and discharge such functions as may be specified. (4) The procedure to be followed in the exercise of its powers and discharge of its functions by the Governing Body, and the term of office of, and the manner of filling vacancies among the members of the Governing Body shall be such as may be specified. (5) Subject to such control and restrictions as may be prescribed, the Institute may constitute as many standing committees and as many ad hoc committees as it thinks fit for exercising any power or discharging any function of the Institute or for inquiring into, or reporting or advising upon, any matter which the Institute may refer to them. (6) The Chairperson and members of the Governing Body and the Chairperson and the members of a standing committee or an ad hoc committee shall receive such allowances, as may be specified.

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