Section 38 in The Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008

Title: Power to remove difficulties

Description: (1) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette, make such provisions not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, as may appear to it to be necessary or expedient for removing the difficulty: Provided that no order shall be made under this section after the expiry of a period of three years from the date of commencement of this Act. (2) Every order made under this section shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament.

Title: Power of High Court to make rules

Description: (1) The High Court may, by notification, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:— (a) the form and dimensions of the seal of the Gram Nyayalaya under section 10; (b) the form, the manner and the fee for institution of suit, claim or proceeding under sub-section (1) of section 24; (c) manner of service on opposite party under sub-section (2) of section 24; (d) procedure for conciliation under sub-section (1) of section 26; (e) qualifications and experience of Conciliators under sub-section (1) of section 27; (f) the period for inspection of Gram Nyayalayas under section 37. (3) Every notification issued by the High Court shall be published in the Official Gazette.

Title: Power of State Government to make rules

Description: (1) The State Government may, by notification, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:— (a) the salaries and allowances payable to, and the other terms and conditions of service of, the officers and other employees of the Gram Nyayalayas under sub-section (2) of section 17; (b) the sitting fee and other allowances payable to, and the other terms and conditions for engagement of, Conciliators under sub-section (2) of section 27. (3) Every rule made by the State Government under this Act shall be laid as soon as may be after it is made, before the State Legislature.

Title: Short title, extent and commencement.

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Bill, 2009. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different States or for different areas therein as well as for different provisions of this Act, and any reference in any such provision of this Act to the commencement of this Act shall be construed in relation to any State or area or provision as a reference to the coming into force of this Act or, as the case may be, of that provision, in such State or area. 1. 25th August, 2009, vide notification No S.O. 2158(E), dated 24th August, 2009, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii). This Act shall come into force in all the States and Union territories except the State of Uttar Pradesh.

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "animal" means,-- (i) cattle, buffalo, sheep, goat, yak, mithun; (ii) dog, cat, pig, horse, camel, ass, mule, poultry, bees; and (iii) any other animal or bird as the Central Government may, by notification, 1specify; (b) "Check Post" means any place established as such by the Director to carry out checking of animals for the purpose of this Act; (c) "Competent Officer" means any person or officer of the Government notified as a Competent Officer under section 17; (d) "compulsory vaccination" means vaccination of any animal against any scheduled disease in respect of which vaccination is made mandatory under the provisions of this Act; (e) "controlled area" means any local area which has been declared as such by the State Government under sub-section (1) of section 6; (f) "defective vaccine" means any vaccine which is expired, breach in seal, contaminated, improperly stored, unlabelled or with mutilated label; (g) "Director", in relation to a State, means any officer in charge of the Department of Animal Husbandry or Veterinary Services, or both, notified by the State Government as such for the purpose of this Act; (h) "free area" means any controlled area which has been declared as such under sub-section (5) of section 6; (i) "infected animal" means an animal which is infected with any scheduled disease; (j) "infected area" means an area declared as such under section 20; (k) "notification" means notification published in the Official Gazette; (l) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act; (m) "publication" includes propagation of information through the media or newspaper or any other mass media and the means of local communication such as declaration in loud voice and by beating drums in the area; (n) "Quarantine Camp" means any place declared to carry out quarantine of animals and birds for the purpose of this Act; (o) "scheduled disease" means any disease included in the Schedule; (p) "Veterinarian" means a person having a recognised veterinary qualification who, under the law for the time being in force, is allowed to treat animal diseases; (q) "Veterinary Officer" means any officer, appointed as such by the State Government under clause (b) of section 3; (r) "Village Officer", in relation to a village, means any person who is authorised or designated as such in accordance with the qualifications prescribed by the State Government. 1. The "fish, molluse, crustacean and amphibian" shall be aquatic animals within the definition of "animal" defined under clause (a) vide notification No. S.O. 995(E), dated 1st April, 2014.