Section 26 in The South Asian University Act, 2008

Title: Conditions of service of employees

Description: (1) Every employee of the University shall be appointed under a written contract, which shall be lodged with the University and a copy of which shall be furnished to the employee concerned. (2) Any dispute arising out of the contract between the University and any employee shall be referred to the Tribunal for Arbitration constituted for that purpose. (3) The decision of the Tribunal shall be final and no suit shall lie in any court in respect of the matters decided by the Tribunal. (4) The procedure for regulating the work of the Tribunal under sub-section (2) shall be prescribed by the Statutes.

Title: Procedure of arbitration in disciplinary cases against students

Description: Any dispute arising out of any disciplinary action taken by the University against a student shall, at the request of such student, be referred to a Tribunal for Arbitration and the provisions of sub-sections (2), (3) and (4) of section 26 shall, as far as may be, apply to the reference made under this section.

Title: Proceedings of University authorities or bodies not invalidated by vacancies

Description: No act or proceedings of the University or any of its authorities or bodies shall be invalid merely by reason of the existence of a vacancy or vacancies among its members.

Title: Protection of action taken in good faith.

Description: No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie against the University, any of its officers or employees for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of any of the provisions of this Act.

Title: Reference to SAARC Arbitration Council

Description: All differences arising out of the interpretation or application of the Agreement shall be referred to the SAARC Arbitration Council, unless in any case it is agreed by the parties to have recourse to another mode of settlement.

The South Asian University Act, 2008