Section 62 in The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Act, 2006

Title: Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament

Description: Every rule made by the Central Government and every regulation made by the Board 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 regulation or both Houses agree that the rule or regulation should not be made, the rule or regulation 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 or regulation.

Title: Transitional arrangements.

Description: (1) Where, before the commencement of this Act, an agreement or agreements have been entered into between one oil company and another for the purpose of sharing of petroleum products or sharing of infrastructure facilities among the oil companies and such agreements have been approved by the Central Government, the Board may monitor the implementation of such agreements for the transition period. (2) The Board shall monitor setting up of dealerships and distributorships of motor spirit, high speed diesel, superior kerosene oil, liquefied petroleum gas and CNG stations for natural gas during transition period by the entities without encroaching on the retail network of the existing entities. Explanation I.--For the purposes of this section, the expression "transition period" shall mean a period of three years from the date of commencement of this Act. Explanation II.--For the purposes of this section, "infrastructure facilities" shall mean facilities at ports, refineries, terminals, depots and aviation fuelling stations including hydrant lines and shall include loading and unloading facilities. Explanation III.--For the purposes of this section "encroaching" includes taking over of retail outlet of one entity by another.

Title: Short title, extent, application and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act, 2005. (2) It extends to the whole of India, and also applies to citizens of India outside India. (3) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. 1. 12th September, 2007, vide notification No. S.O. 1526(E) dated 12th September, 2007, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II sec.3(ii).

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "competent authority" means any authority competent under any law for the time being in force to register any company, firm, other body of persons or any trade mark or design or to grant a patent; (b) "emblem" means the State Emblem of India as described and specified in the Schedule to be used as an official seal of the Government.

Title: Prohibition of improper use of emblem

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, no person shall use the emblem or any colourable imitation thereof in any manner which tends to create an impression that it relates to the Government or that it is an official document of the Central Government, or as the case may be, the State Government, without the previous permission of the Central Government or of such officer of that Government as may be authorised by it in this behalf. Explanation.—For the purposes of this section, "person" includes a former functionary of the Central Government or the State Governments.

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