Section 42 in The Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2007

Title: Power to make rules retrospectively

Description: The powers to make rules under section 41 shall include the power to make such rules or any of them retrospectively from a date not earlier than the date on which this Act shall come into operation but no such retrospective effect shall be given to any such rule so as to prejudicially affect the interests of any person to whom such rule may be applicable.

Title: Laying of rules

Description: Every rule made 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.

Title: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Tripura University Act, 2006. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. 1. 2nd July, 2007, vide notification No. S.O. 1054(E), dated 29th June, 2007, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, and in all Statutes made hereunder, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Academic Council" means the Academic Council of the University; (b) "academic staff" means such categories of staff as are designated as academic staff by the Ordinances; (c) "Affiliated College" means a college admitted to the privileges of the University; (d) "Board of Studies" means the Board of Studies of the University; (e) "Chancellor", "Vice-Chancellor", and "Pro-Vice-Chancellor" mean, respectively, the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor and Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University; (f) "College Development Council" means the College Development Council of the University; (g) "Constituent College" means a college maintained by the University; (h) "Court" means the Court of the University; (i) "Department" means a Department of Studies and includes a Centre of Studies; (j) "distance education system" means the system of imparting education through any means of communication, such as broadcasting, telecasting, correspondence courses, seminars, contact programmes or the combination of any two or more such means; (k) "employee" means any person appointed by the University and includes teachers and other staff of the University; (l) "Executive Council" means the Executive Council of the University; (m) "Hall" means a unit of residence or of corporate life for the students of the University, or of a College or an Institution, maintained by the University; (n) "Institution" means an academic institution, not being a College, maintained by, or admitted to the privileges of the University; (o) "Principal" means the Head of a College or an Institution maintained by the University and includes, where there is no Principal, the person for the time being duly appointed to act as Principal, and in the absence of the Principal, or the acting Principal, a Vice-Principal duly appointed as such; (p) "recognised teachers" means such persons as may be recognised by the University for the purpose of imparting instructions in a College or an Institution admitted to the privileges of the University; (q) "Regulations" means the Regulations made by any authority of the University under this Act for the time being in force; (r) "Faculty" means a Faculty of the University; (s) "Statutes" and "Ordinances" mean, respectively, the Statutes and the Ordinances of the University for the time being in force; (t) "teachers of the University" means Professors, Readers, Lecturers and such other persons as may be appointed for imparting instruction or conducting research in the University or in any College or Institution maintained by the University and are designated as teachers by the Ordinances; (u) "University" means the Tripura University established and incorporated as a University under this Act.

Title: Establishment of the University

Description: (1) The Tripura University in the State of Tripura, established under the Tripura University Act, 1987, (Tripura Act 11 of 1987) shall be established as a body corporate under this Act by the same name of "Tripura University". (2) The first Chancellor, the first Vice-Chancellor and the first members of the Court, the Executive Council and the Academic Council, and all persons who may hereafter become such officers or members, so long as they continue to hold such office or membership, shall constitute the University. (3) The University shall have perpetual succession and a common seal and shall sue and be sued by the said name. (4) The headquarters of the University shall be at Agartala.