Indian Bare Acts

Search Alphabatically :

THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR BACKWARD CLASSES ACT, 1993

Title : THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR BACKWARD CLASSES ACT, 1993

Year : 1993



(1) The Central Government shall, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute a body to be known as the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis to exercise the powers conferred on, and to perform the functions assigned to it, under this Act.

(2) The Commission shall consist of-

(a) A Chairperson;

(b) A Vice-Chairperson;

(c) Five Members,to be nominated, from amongst the persons of eminence connected with the socio-economic development and welfare of Safai Karamcharis, by the Central Government:

Provided
that at least one of the Members shall be a woman.



(1) The Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and every Member shall hold office for such period not exceeding three years as may be specified by the Central Government in this behalf or up to the 31st day of March, 1997, whichever is earlier:

1*[Provided that the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and every Member holding office as such immediately before the commencement of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (Amendment) Act, 1997 shall vacate their respective offices on the 31st day of March, 1997:

Provided further
that the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and every Member appointed after the commencement of the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (Amendment) Act, 1997 shall hold office for such period not exceeding three years as may be specified by the Central Government in this behalf or up to the 3Ist day of March, 2002, whichever is earlier.

2*[(1A) Notwithstanding anything contained in Sub-section (1), the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and every Member appointed on or after the 16th day of February, 2001, shall hold office for a period not exceeding three years from the date of assumption of his office or up to the 29th day of February, 2004, whichever is earlier.

(2) The Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson or a Member may, by notice in writing addressed to the Central Government, resign from the office of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson, or as the case may be, of the Member at any time.

(3) The Central Government shall remove a person from the office of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson or a Member if that person-

(a) Becomes an undischarged insolvent;

(b) Is convicted and sentenced to imprisonment, involves moral turpitude for an offence which in the opinion like Central Government;

(c) Becomes of unsound mind and stands so declared by a competent court;

(d) Refuses to act or becomes incapable of acting;

(e) Is, without obtaining leave of absence from the Commission, absent from three consecutive meetings of the Commission; or

(f) In the opinion of the Central Government has so abused the position of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson or Member as to render that person's continuance in office detrimental to the public interest:

Provided
that no person shall be removed under this clause until that person has been given a reasonable opportunity of being heard in the matter.

(4) A vacancy caused under sub-section (2) or sub-section (3) or otherwise shall be filled by fresh nomination and a person so nominated shall hold office for the unexpired period of the term for which his predecessor in office would have held office if such vacancy had not arisen.

(5) The salaries and allowances payable to, and other terms and conditions of service of, the Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and Members shall be such as may be prescribed.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

1. Inserted. by Act 18 of 1997, section. 3.

2. Inserted by the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis (Amdt.) Act, 2001 w.e.f. 13.12.2001.

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------



(1) The Central Government shall provide the Commission with such officers and employees as may be necessary for the efficient performance of the functions of the Commission under this Act.

(2) The salaries and allowances payable lo, and other terms and conditions of service of, the officers and other employees appointed for the purpose of the Commission shall be such as may be prescribed.



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.



(1) The Commission shall meet as and when necessary and shall meet at such lime 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 Chairperson or any other officer of the Commission duly authorised by the Chairperson in this behalf.

Last updated on July, 2016

Find a Lawyer

Legal Hall of Fame

The current Legal Luminaries of India, the credible names in the legal circle along with those who would be the leading stars of the next decade. These are some of the reliable names in field of law. Nominate the Legal Stars of tomorrow

More

Recent Judgment


Sudha Mishra vs. Surya Chandra Mishra( R.F.A 299 of 2014

The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi in Sudha Mishra vs. Surya Chandra Mishra (R.F.A 299 of 2014)has ruled that a woman has a right over the property of her husband but she cannot claim a right to live in the house of her parents-in-law

More

Bare Acts

Helpline Law provides a user friendly compendium of Indian Law & Bare Acts. Get a complete list & detail of Indian Bare Acts, with amendments and repeals. It comes with easy-to-use features like Search by bare acts & by year. You can even email the information to yourself!

More

Have a Legal Matter ?
Need a Lawyer?

Have a Legal Matter ?

Need a Lawyer?

Male
Female