Section 40 in The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009

Title: Certain persons to be public servants

Description: Every Competent Officer, Director and Veterinary Officer, while exercising any power or performing any duty under this Act, shall be deemed to be a public servant within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860).

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 appear to it to be necessary or expedient for removing the difficulty: Provided that no such order shall be made after the expiry of a period of two years from the date of commencement of this Act. (2) Every order made under this section shall, as soon as may be after it is made, be laid before each House of Parliament.

Title: Power of Central Government to make rules.

Description: (1) The Central Government may, subject to the condition of previous publication, 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 of vaccination certificate and the particulars which such certificate shall contain, under section 9; (b) the manner of disposal of carcass, under section 26; (c) the manner of conducting examination and post-mortem under sub-section (1) and the form of report of post-mortem under sub-section (2) of section 27; (d) any other matter which may be prescribed or in respect of which rules are required to be made by the Central Government

Title: Power of State Government to make rules

Description: (1) The State Government may, by notification and with the prior approval of the Central Government, make rules for carrying out the purposes 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 of permit to be granted by the officer in charge of a Quarantine Camp, under sub-section (4) of section 14; (b) the manner of inspection and the period of detention of an animal at a Check Post or at a Quarantine Camp for the administration of compulsory vaccination and marking of animals and the form and manner of issue of entry permit, under sub-section (2) of section 15; (c) any other matter in respect of which rule is to be or may be made by the State Government.

Title: Laying of rules

Description: (1) Every rule made by the Central Government under this Act shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so, however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule. (2) 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.