Section 23 in The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore Act, 2012

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.

Title: Recognition of medical qualifications granted by Institute

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (102 of 1956), the Rehabilitation Council of India Act, 1992 (34 of 1992), the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 (48 of 1947) and the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (3 of 1956), the medical degrees, diplomas, nursing degrees and certificates granted by the Institute under this Act shall be recognised medical qualifications for the purposes of the Acts aforesaid and shall be deemed to be included in the Schedule to the respective Acts.

Title: Control by Central Government

Description: The Institute shall carry out such directions as may be issued to it from time to time by the Central Government for the efficient administration of this Act.

Title: Resolution of differences

Description: If in, or in connection with, the exercise of its powers and discharge of its functions by the Institute under this Act, any dispute or difference arises between the Institute and the Central Government, the decision of the Central Government thereon shall be final.

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