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THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR MINORITY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ACT, 2004

Title : THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR MINORITY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS ACT, 2004

Year : 2004

NO. 2 OF 2005.

[6th January, 2005.]



An Act to constitute a National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-fifth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-


CHAPTER I

PRELIMINARY






(1) This Act may be called the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions Act, 2004.

(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

(3) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 11th day of November, 2004.



In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Affiliation" together with its grammatical variations, includes, in relation to a college, recognition of such college by, association of such college with, and admission of such college to the privileges of, a Scheduled University;

(b) "College" means a college or teaching institution (other than a University) established or maintained by a person or group of persons from amongst a minority community;

(c) "Commission" means the National Commission for Minority Educational Institutions constituted under section 3;

(d) "Degree" means any such degree as may, with previous approval of the Central Government, be specified in this behalf by the University Grants Commission, by notification in the Official Gazette;

(e) "Member" means a member of the Commission and includes the Chairperson;

(f) "Minority", for the purpose of this Act, means a community notified as such by the Central Government;

(g) "Minority Educational Institution" means a college or institution (other than a University) established or maintained by a person or group of persons from amongst the minorities;

(h) "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;

(i) "Qualification" means a degree or any other qualification awarded by a University;

(j) "Scheduled University" means a University specified in the Schedule;

(k) "Technical education" has the meaning assigned to it in clause (g) of section 2 of the All India Council for Technical Education Act, 1987 (52 of 1987)

(l) "University" means a university defined under clause (f) of section 2 of the University Grants Commission Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), and includes an institution deemed to be a University under section 3 of that Act, or an institution specifically empowered by an Act of Parliament to confer or grant degrees.

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