Section 30 in The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005

Title: Protection of action taken in good faith

Description: No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against the District Programme Coordinator, Programme Officer or any other person who is, or who is deemed to be, a public servant within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) in respect of anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or the rules or Schemes made thereunder

Title: Power of Central Government to make rules

Description: (1) The Central Government may, by notification, and subject to the condition of previous publication, make rules to carry out the provisions of this Act. (2) In particular, and without the prejudice of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) the number of representatives of the State Governments under clause (e) of sub-section (3) of section 10; (b) the terms and conditions subject to which the Chairman and other members of the Central Council may be appointed, and the time, place and procedure of the meetings (including the quorum at such meetings) of the Central Council, under sub-section (4) of section 10; (c) the manner in which and the conditions and limitations subject to which the National Fund shall be utilised under sub-section (3) of section 20; (d) the rules relating to funding pattern to meet the cost of certain items under sub-section (1) of section 22; (e) any other matter which is to be, or may be, prescribed or in respect of which provision is to be made by the Central Government by rules.

Title: Power of State Government to make rules

Description: (1) The State Government may, by notification, and subject to the condition of previous publication, and consistent with this Act and the rules made by the Central Government, make rules to carry out the provisions of this Act. (2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-- (a) the terms and conditions upon which eligibility for unemployment allowance may be determined under sub-section (2) of section 7; (b) the procedure for payment of unemployment allowance under sub-section (6) of section 7; (c) the terms and conditions subject to which the Chairperson and members of the State Council may be appointed, and the time, place and procedure of the meetings (including the quorum at such meetings) of their appointment to the State Council, under sub-section (2) of section 12; (d) the grievance redressal mechanism at the Block level and the District level and the procedure to be followed in such matter under section 19; (e) the manner in which and the conditions and limitations subject to which the State Fund shall be utilised under sub-section (2) of section 21; (f) the authority who may administer and the manner in which he may hold the State Fund under sub-section (3) of section 21; (g) the manner of maintaining books of account of employment of labourers and the expenditure under sub-section (2) of section 23; (h) the arrangements required for proper execution of Schemes under sub-section (3) of section 23; (i) the form and manner in which the accounts of the Scheme shall be maintained under subsection (2) of section 24; (j) any other matter which is to be, or may be, prescribed or in respect of which provision is to be made by the State Government by rules.

Title: Laying of rules and Schemes

Description: (1) Every rule made by the Central Government 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 the Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall have 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. (2) Every rule or Scheme made by the State Government under this Act shall, as soon as may be after it is made, be laid before each House of the State Legislature where there are two Houses, and where there is one House of the State Legislature, before that House.

Title: Power to remove difficulties

Description: (1) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette, make such provisions, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, as appear to it to be necessary or expedient for removing the difficulty: Provided that no order shall be made under this section after the expiry of three years from the commencement of this Act. (2) Every order made under this section shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of Parliament.