Section 20 in The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore Act, 2012

Title: Annual report

Description: The Institute shall prepare for every year a report of its activities during that year and submit the report to the Central Government in such form and on or before such date as may be prescribed and a copy of this report shall be laid before both Houses of Parliament within one month of its receipt.

Title: Pension and provident funds

Description: (1) The Institute shall constitute for the benefit of its officers, teachers and other employees in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be specified such pension and provident funds as it may deem fit. (2) Where any such pension or provident fund has been constituted, the Central Government may declare that the provisions of the Provident Funds Act, 1925 (19 of 1925) shall apply to, such fund as if it were a Government Provident Fund.

Title: Authentication of orders and instruments of Institute

Description: All orders and decisions of the Institute shall be authenticated by the Director or any other member authorised by the Institute in this behalf and all other instruments shall be authenticated by the signature of the Director or such officers as may be authorised by the Institute.

Title: Acts and proceedings not to be invalidated by vacancies, etc

Description: No act done or proceeding taken by the Institute, Governing Body or any standing or ad hoc committee under this Act shall be questioned on the ground merely of the existence of any vacancy in, or defect in the constitution of the Institute, Governing Body or such standing or ad hoc committee.

Title: Grant of medical degrees, diplomas, etc., by Institute

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the Institute shall have the power to grant medical and nursing degrees, diplomas, certificates and other academic distinctions and titles under this Act.

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