Section 15 in The Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008

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 under this Act by State Government shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is notified, before the State Legislature.

Title: Saving of certain laws

Description: Nothing contained in this Act shall affect the operation of any corresponding law in a State providing welfare schemes which are more beneficial to the unorganised workers than those provided for them by or under this Act.

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 for removing the difficulty: Provided that no such order shall be made under this section after the expiry of a period of two years from the 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: Short title, extent and application.

Description: (1) This Act may be called the National Investigation Agency Act, 2008. (2) It extends to the whole of India and it applies also— (a) to citizens of India outside India; (b) to persons in the service of the Government wherever they may be; 1*** (c) to persons on ships and aircrafts registered in India wherever they may be 2[and]. 2[(d) to persons who commit a Scheduled Offence beyond India against the Indian citizens or affecting the interest of India.] 1. The word "and" omitted by Act 16 of 2019, s. 2 (w.e.f. 2-8-2019). 2. Ins. by s. 2, ibid. (w.e.f. 2-8-2019).

Title: Definitions

Description: (1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Agency" means the National Investigation Agency constituted under section 3; (b) "Code" means the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (2 of 1974); (c) "High Court" means the High Court within whose jurisdiction the Special Court is situated; (d) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules; (e) "Public Prosecutor" means a Public Prosecutor or an Additional Public Prosecutor or a Special Public Prosecutor appointed under section 15; (f) "Schedule" means the Schedule to this Act; (g) "Scheduled Offence" means an offence specified in the Schedule; (h) "Special Court" means 1[a Court of Session designated as Special Court] under section 11 or, as the case may be, under section 22; (i) words and expressions used but not defined in this Act and defined in the Code shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Code. (2) Any reference in this Act to any enactment or any provision thereof shall, in relation to an area in which such enactment or such provision is not in force, be construed as a reference to the corresponding law or the relevant provision of the corresponding law, if any, in force in that area. 1. Subs. by s. 3, ibid., for "a Special Court Constituted" (w.e.f. 2-8-2019).