Section 47 in The Rajiv Gandhi University Act, 2006
Title: Transitional provisions
Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act and the Statutes,--
(a) the first Chancellor and first Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Central Government in such manner and on such conditions as may be deemed fit and each of the said officer shall hold office for such term, not exceeding five years, as may be specified by the Central Government;
(b) the first Registrar and the first Finance Officer shall be appointed by the Central Government and each of the said officers shall hold office for a term of three years;
(c) the first Court and the first Executive Council shall consist of not more than thirty-one members and eleven members, respectively, who shall be nominated by the Central Government and shall hold office for a term of three years;
(d) the first College Development Council shall consist of not more than eleven members, who shall be nominated by the Central Government and they shall hold office for a term of three years;
(e) the first Academic Council shall consist of not more than twenty-one members, who shall be nominated by the Central Government and they shall hold office for a term of three years:
Provided that if any vacancy occurs in the above offices or authorities, the same shall be filled by appointment or nomination, as the case may be, by the Central Government, and the person so appointed or nominated shall hold office for so long as the officer or member in whose place he is appointed or nominated would have held office, if such vacancy had not occurred.
Title: Repeal of Arunachal Pradesh Act 1 of 1984
(1) The Rajiv Gandhi University Act, 1984 is hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding such repeal,--
(a) all appointments made, orders issued, degrees and other academic distinctions conferred, diplomas and certificates awarded, privileges granted, or other things done under the Rajiv Gandhi University Act, 1984 (Arunachal Pradesh Act 1 of 1984), shall be deemed to have been respectively made, issued, conferred, awarded, granted or done under the corresponding provisions of this Act and, except as otherwise provided by or under this Act or the Statutes, continue in force unless and until they are superseded by any order made under this Act or the Statutes; and
(b) all proceedings of Selection Committees for the appointment or promotion of teachers that took place before the commencement of this Act and all actions of the Executive Council in respect of the recommendations of such Selection Committees where no orders of appointment on the basis thereof were passed before the commencement of this Act shall, notwithstanding that the procedure for selection has been modified by this Act, be deemed to have been valid but further proceeding in connection with such pending selections shall be taken in accordance with the provisions of this Act and be continued from the stage where they stood immediately before such commencement, except if the concerned authorities take, with the approval of the Visitor, a decision to the contrary.
Title: Amendment of Act 24 of 1973
In the North-Eastern Hill University Act, 1973,--
(i) in section 1, in sub-section (2), for the words "States of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh", the words "State of Meghalaya" shall be substituted;
(ii) in section 2, in clause (l), for the words "States of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh", the words "State of Meghalaya" shall be substituted;
(iii) in section 6, in sub-section (1), for the words "States of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh", the words "State of Meghalaya" shall be substituted.
Title: Short title and commencement.
(1) This Act may be called the 1[National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research] Act, 2007.
(2) It shall come into force on such date2 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act.
1. Subs. by s. 3, ibid., for "National Institutes of Technology" (w.e.f. 7-6-2012).
2. 15th August, 2007, vide notification No. S.O. 1384(E), dated 9th August, 2007, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).
Title: Declaration of certain Institutions as Institutions of national importance.
Whereas the objects of the institution mentioned in 1[the First Schedule, the Second Schedule and the Third Schedule] are such as to make them Institutions of national importance, it is hereby declared that each such institute is an Institution of national importance.
1. Subs. by Act 9 of 2014, s. 2, for "the First Schedule and the Second Schedule" (w.e.f. 4-3-2014).