Indian Bare Acts



Year : 1993

The Chairperson, Members and employees of the Commission shall be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian penal Code. (45 of 1860.)


A Municipal Commissioner is a public servant.

Explanation 1.-Persons falling under any of the above descriptions are public servants, whether appointed by the Government or not.

2.-Wherever the words "public servant" occur, they shall be understood of every person who is in actual possession of the situation of a public servant, whatever legal effect there may be in his right to hold that situation.

Explanation 3.-The word "election" denotes an election for the purpose of slecting members of any legislative, municipal or other public authority, of whatever character, the method of selection to which is by, or under, any law prescribed as by election.

(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the provisions of this Act.

(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-

(a) Salaries and allowances payable to, and the other terms and conditions of service of, the Chairperson and Members under sub-section (5) of section 4 and the officers and other employees under sub-section (2) of section 5;

(b) The form in which the annual statement of accounts shall be prepared under subsection (1) of section 13;

(c) The form in, and the time at, which the annual report shall be prepared under section 14;

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

(4) Every rule made 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 session, 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 Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the 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 rule.

(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 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 two years from the date of commencement of this Act.

(2) Every order made under this section shall, as soon as may be after it is made, be laid before each House of Parliament.

(1) The National Commission for Backward Classes Ordinance, 1993 (Ord. 23 of 1993) 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.

Last updated on August, 2016

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