Section 21 in The Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, Act, 2008

Title: Authentication of orders and instruments of Institute

Description: All orders and decisions of the Institute shall be authenticated by the signature of the Director or any other member authorised by the Institute in this behalf and all other instruments shall be authenticated by the signature of such officers as may be authorised by the Institute.

Title: Acts and proceedings not to be invalidated by vacancies, etc

Description: No act done or proceeding taken by the Institute, Governing Body or any standing or ad hoc committee under this Act shall be questioned on the ground merely of the existence of any vacancy in, or defect in the constitution of, the Institute, Governing Body or such standing or ad hoc committee.

Title: Grant of medical degrees, diplomas, etc., by Institute.

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the Institute shall have the power to grant medical, dental, nursing degrees, diplomas and other academic distinctions and titles under this Act.

Title: Recognition of medical qualifications granted by Institute

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 (102 of 1956) the Dentist Act, 1948 (16 of 1948) the Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947 (48 of 1947) the medical degrees and diplomas, dental degrees and nursing degrees granted by the Institute under this Act shall be recognised medical qualifications for the purposes of the Acts aforesaid and shall be deemed to be included in the Schedules to the respective Acts.

Title: Control by Central Government.

Description: The Institute shall carry out such directions as may be issued to it from time to time by the Central Government for the efficient administration of this Act.

The Jawaharlal Institute of Post Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, Act, 2008