Title : THE FARIDABAD DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ACT, 1956
Year : 1956
For the purposes of this Act, the Central Government may, from time to time, give to the Corporation such general or special directions as the Central Government thinks fit and in the performance of the functions, the Corporation shall comply with such directions.
The Corporation shall furnish to the Central Government such returns, statistics, accounts and other information with respect to its property or activities as the Central Government may from time to time require.
When any money is due to the Corporation from any person, then, without prejudice to any other mode of recovery, the Corporation may, after giving that person an opportunity of being heard, issue a certificate to the Collector of the amount due and the Collector shall proceed to recover that amount in the same manner as an arrear of land revenue.
The Corporation may, by general or special order in writing,delegate to the Chairman or any other member or any officer of the Corporation, subject to such conditions and limitations (if any) as may be specified in the order, such of its powers and duties under this Act as it may deem necessary for the efficient running of the day-to-day administration of the Corporation.
All members and officers of the Corporation shall, when acting or purporting to act in pursuance of any of the provisions of this Act, be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860) .
It is hereby declared that the office of the member of the Corporation shall not disqualify its holder for being chosen as, or for being, a member of either House of Parliament.
No suit or other legal proceedings shall lie against any member or officer of the Corporation in respect of anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of this Act.
On the establishment of the Corporation under section 3,-
(a) All action purporting to have been taken, and all transactions purporting to have been made, by or with the body known as the Faridabad Development Board (including any action or transaction by which any property, asset or right was purported to have been acquired or any liability or obligation, whether by contract or otherwise, was purported to have been incurred) shall be deemed to have been validly and lawfully taken or made by or with the Corporation as if this Act were in force and the Corporation were in existence on the day on which such action was taken or transaction was made; and
(b) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the fore going provision,-
(i) All property and assets vesting in the body known as the Faridabad Development Board shall vest in the Corporation;
(ii) All rights, liabilities and obligations of the body known as the Faridabad Development Board, whether arising out of any contract or otherwise, shall be the rights, liabilities and obligations, respectively, of the Corporation; and
(iii) All leases granted by, all contracts made with, and all instruments executed on behalf of, the body known as the Faridabad Development Board shall be deemed to have been granted by, made with, or executed on behalf of, the Corporation and shall have effect accordingly.
If any doubt or difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the Central Government may, by order, make such provision or give such direction, not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, as may appear to it to be necessary or expedient for the removal of the doubt or difficulty, and the order of the Central Government, in such cases, shall be final.
(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 fore going power, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) The term of office and other conditions of service of members;
(b) The terms and conditions of service of the Administrator and other officers of the Corporation;
(c) Meetings of the Corporation and the procedure for conducting business thereat;
(d) The intervals at which, and the terms on which, the capital provided or loan advanced by the Central Government to the Corporation may be repaid, and the rate at which interest may be paid on the capital provided or loan advanced by the Central Government;
(e) The form and manner in which the budget and the annual report may be prepared;
(f) The manner in which the accounts of the Corporation may be maintained and audited;
(g) The form and manner in which returns, statistics, accounts and other information may be furnished to the Central Government;
(h) Any other matter which has to be, or may be, prescribed under this Act.
(3) All rules made under this section shall, as soon as may be after they are made, be laid before both Houses of Parliament.
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