Section 7 in The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes Act, 2004

Title: Salaries and allowances to be paid out of grants

Description: The salaries and allowances payable to the Chairperson and Members and the administrative expenses, including salaries, allowances and pensions payable to the Secretary, officers and other employees referred to in section 6, shall be paid out of the grants referred to in sub-section (1) of section 14.

Title: Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceedings of Commission

Description: No act or proceeding of the commission shall be questioned or shall be invalid on the ground merely of the existence of any vacancy or defect in the constitution of the Commission.

Title: Procedure to be regulated by Commission

Description: (1) The Commission shall meet as and when necessary at such time and place as the Chairperson may think fit. (2) The Commission shall regulate its own procedure. (3) All orders and decisions of the Commission shall be authenticated by the Secretary or any other officer of the Commission duly authorised by the Secretary in this behalf.

Title: Right to establish a Minority Educational Institution

Description: 1[10. Right to establish a Minority Educational Institution.—2[(1) Subject to the provisions contained in any other law for the time being in force, any person, who desires to establish a Minority Educational Institution may apply to the competent authority for the grant of no objection certificate for the said purpose.] (2) The Competent authority shall,-- (a) on perusal of documents, affidavits or other evidence, if any; and (b) after giving an opportunity of being heard to the applicant, decide every application filed under sub-section (1) as expeditiously as possible and grant or reject the application, as the case may be: Provided that where an application is rejected, the Competent authority shall communicate the same to the applicant. (3) Where within a period of ninety days from the receipt of the application under sub-section (1) for the grant of no objection certificate,-- (a) the Competent authority does not grant such certificate; or (b) where an application has been rejected and the same has not been communicated to the person who has applied for the grant of such certificate, it shall be deemed that the Competent authority has granted a no objection certificate to the applicant. (4) The applicant shall, on the grant of a no objection certificate or where the Competent authority has deemed to have granted the no objection certificate, be entitled to commence and proceed with the establishment of a Minority Educational Institution in accordance with the rules and regulations, as the case may be, laid down by or under any law for the time being in force. Explanation.--For the purposes of this section,-- (a) "applicant" means any person who makes an application under sub-section (1) for establishment of a Minority Educational Institution; (b) "no objection certificate" means a certificate stating therein, that the Competent authority has no objection for the establishment of a Minority Educational Institution.] 1. Subs. by Act 18 of 2006, s.3, for CHAPTER III (w.e.f. 23-1-2006). 2. Subs. by Act 20 of 2010, s. 4, for sub-section (1) (w.e.f. 1-9-2010).

Title: Right of a Minority Educational Institution to seek affiliation

Description: 1[10A. Right of a Minority Educational Institution to seek affiliation.—(1) A Minority Educational Institution may seek affiliation to any University of its choice subject to such affiliation being permissible within the Act under which the said University is established. (2) Any person who is authorised in this behalf by the Minority Educational Institution, may file an application for affiliation under sub-section (1) to a University in the manner prescribed by the Statute, Ordinance, rules or regulations, of the University: Provided that such authorised person shall have right to know the status of such application after the expiry of sixty days from the date of filing of such application.] 1. Subs. by Act 18 of 2006, s.3, for CHAPTER III (w.e.f. 23-1-2006).