Section 47 in The Manipur University Act, 2005

Title: Transitional provisions

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act and the Statutes,-- (a) the first Chancellor and first Vice-Chancellor shall be appointed by the Visitor 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 Visitor; (b) the first Registrar and the first Finance Officer shall be appointed by the Visitor 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 members and eleven members, respectively, who shall be nominated by the Visitor and shall hold office for a term of three years; (d) the first College Development Council shall consist of not more than ten members, who shall be nominated by the Visitor 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 Visitor 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 Visitor, 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 and savings.

Description: (1) The Manipur University Ordinance, 2005 (Ord. 3 of 2005) is hereby repealed. (2) Notwithstanding such repeal anything done or any action taken under the said Ordinance shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Act and— (a) all appointments made, orders issued, degrees and other academic distinctions conferred, diplomas and certificates awarded, privileges granted, or other things done under the Manipur University Ordinance, 2005 (Ord. 3 of 2005), 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this Act and, except as otherwise provided by or this Act or the Statutes, continue in force unless and until they are superseded by any order made under this Act or the Statutes; and (b) all proceedings of Selection Committees for the appointment or promotion of teachers that took place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: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the University of Allahabad Act, 2005. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 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. 14th July, 2005, vide notification No. S.O. 978(E), dated 11th July, 2005, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Title: Declaration of University of Allahabad as Institution of national importance

Description: Whereas the objects of the University of Allahabad in the State of Uttar Pradesh are such as to make it an Institution of national importance, it is hereby declared that the said University is an Institution of national importance.

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 Statutes; (c) "appointed day" means the date of establishment of the University of Allahabad under sub-section (1) of section 4; (d) "Centre" means a unit of the University or of a University Institute providing teaching, consultancy and research facilities; (e) "Chancellor" means the Chancellor of the University appointed under section 13; (f) "Constituent College" means a college prescribed as such by the Statutes; (g) "Constituent Institute" means an Institute prescribed as such by the Statutes; (h) "Court" means the Court of the University; (i) "Department" means a Department of a Faculty; (j) "Director" means the head of a University Institute or Constituent Institute; (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) "Faculty" means a Faculty of the University; (n) "Finance Officer" means the Finance Officer of the University appointed under section 18; (o) "Ordinances" means the Ordinances of the University; (p) "Principal' means the head of a University College or a Constituent College; (q) "Pro-Vice-Chancellor" means the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 15; (r) "Registrar" means the Registrar of the University appointed under section 17; (s) "Regulations" means the Regulations of the University; (t) "Statutes" means the Statutes of the University; (u) "teacher" means Professors, Readers and Lecturers appointed or recognised by the University; (v) "University" means the University of Allahabad established and incorporated under section 4; (w) "University appointed teacher" means a teacher appointed by the University for imparting instruction and conducting research in the University or any college or institution maintained by the University; (x) "University College" means a college or an institution maintained by the University or admitted to the privileges of the University as a Faculty; (y) "University Institute" means an Institute, established and maintained by the University; (z) "University recognised teacher" means a teacher recognised by the University for imparting instruction and conducting research in a college or institution admitted to the privileges of the University; and (za) "Vice-Chancellor" means the Vice-Chancellor of the University appointed under section 14.

The Manipur University Act, 2005