Section 4 in The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2009

Title: Provisions of this Act not to apply in certain cases

Description: During the period of operation of this Act, no relief shall be available under the provisions of section 3 in respect of the following encroachment or unauthorised development, namely:-- (a) encroachment on public land except in those cases which are covered under clauses (a),(b) and (c) of sub-section (1) of section 3; (b) removal of slums and Jhuggi-Jhompri dwellers, hawkers and urban street vendors, unauthorised colonies or part thereof, village abadiarea (including urban villages) and its extension in accordance with the relevant policies approved by the Central Government for clearance of land required for specific public projects

Title: Power of Central Government to give directions

Description: The Central Government may, from time to time, issue such directions to the local authorities as it may deem fit, for giving effect to the provisions of this Act and it shall be the duty of the local authorities, to comply with such directions.

Title: Validation of acts done or omitted to be done, etc., during 1st January, 2009 up to the date of commencement of this Act

Description: Notwithstanding any judgment, decree or order of any court, all things done, or, omitted to be done, and all action taken, or, not taken, during the period beginning on or after the 1st day of January, 2009 and ending immediately before the date of commencement of this Act, shall, in so far as they are in conformity with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to have been done, or, omitted to be done, or, taken, or, not taken, under these provisions as if such provisions were in force at the time such things were done or omitted to be done and action taken or not taken during the aforesaid period.

Title: Short title and commencement.

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Board" means the Science and Engineering Research Board constituted under sub-section (1) of section 3; (b) "Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Board; (c) "Fund" means the Fund for Science and Engineering Research constituted under sub-section (1) of section 10; (d) "member" means a member of the Board and includes the Chairperson; (e) "Oversight Committee" means the Oversight Committee of Experts constituted under sub-section (1) of section 5; (f) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act; (g) "Secretary" means the Secretary of the Board appointed under sub-section (1) of section 4.