Chapter VI - Miscellaneous

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52.  No  suit,  prosecution  or  other  legal  proceeding  shall  lie  against  the Central Government or a State Government or any officer of the Central Government  or  of  a  State  Government  or  the  Chairperson,  Directors, officers and other employees of the National Authority or any other person exercising   any   powers   or   discharging   any   functions   or  performing  any duties under this Act, for anything in good faith done or intended to be doneduties under this Act, for anything in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or any rule or order made thereunder.

53.   (1)   The   Central   Government   may,   by   notification   in   the   Official Gazette,  delegate,  subject  to  such  conditions  and  limitations  as  may  be specified in the notification, such of its powers and functions under this Act (except the power to make rules under section 56) as it may deem necessary or  expedient,  to  the  National  Authority  or  the  Committee  referred  to  in section 11.

(2) The State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, delegate,  subject  to  such  conditions  and  limitations  as  may  be  specified  in the notification, such of its powers and functions under this Act, as it may deem  necessary  or  expedient,  to  any  authority  or  officer  of  that Government.

54.   The   Chairperson,   Directors,   officers   and   other   employees   of   the National  Authority  or  any  other  person  exercising  any  powers  or discharging  any  functions  under  this  Act  shall  be  deemed  to  be  the  public servant within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code.

55.   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 such order shall be made after the expiry of a period of three  years  from  the  date  on  which  this  Act  receives  the  assent  of  the President.

56.          (1)   The   Central   Government   may,   by   notification   in   the   Official

Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes 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 salary and allowances payable to, and other terms and conditions of  service  of,  the  Chairperson  and  the  Directors  under  sub-section  (3)  of section 6, and the salary and allowances payable to and other terms and conditions  of  service  of  officers  and  other  employees  of  the conditions  of  service  of  officers  and  other  employees  of  the  National

Authority under sub-section (4) of that section;

(b)  other  functions  of  the  National  Authority  that  may  be  prescribed under clause (v) of sub-section (2) of section 7;

(c)  the  form  of  application,  the  particulars  to  be  contained  in  the application  form,  the  form  of  certificate  of  registration,  the  manner  of making application, the amount of fee payable, the procedure to be followed in  granting  or  cancelling  certificate  of  registration  under  sub-section(3)  of section  18  and  the  period  for  which  a  renewed  certificate  of  registration may be issued and the amount of fee payable therefor under sub-section (5) of that section;

(d) the time within which appeal may be preferred under sub-section (1) of section 50;

(e) the form for making appeal and the fee to be accompanied therewith under sub-section (3) of section 50;

(f) the procedure for disposing of appeal under sub-section (4) of section 50;

(g) any other matter which is to be, or may be prescribed.

(3) Every notification issued under sub-section (2) of section 3, any declaration made under section 5, every order made under section 55 and every rule made under section 56 shall be laid, as soon as may be after it is issued or 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  notification,  order  or  rule or both Houses agree that the notification, order or rule should not be issued or  made,  the  notification,  order  or  rule  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 notification, order or rule.

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