Drafts of Valuer Act
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THE VALUERS’ BILL 2006

A bill to provide for the registration of valuers and for matters concerned therewith.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the year of the Republic of India as follows :-

CHAPTER – I

Preliminary

1.0 Short title, extent and commencement : -

(1) This Act may be called the Valuers’ Act of India
(2) It extends to the whole of India.
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, be notification in the official gazette appoint.

2.0 Definitions – In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires:-

(a) “Valuer” means a person whose name is for the time being entered in the register.
(b) “Council” means the Council of Valuers constituted under Sec. 3.
(c) “Valuation” means
(d) “Recognized Qualification” means any qualification is valuer for the time being included in the school of notified under Sec. 15(i).
(e) “Register” means the register of valuers maintained under Sec. 23(i).
(f) “Regulation” means a regulation made under this Act by the council.
(g) “Rule” means a rule made under this Act by the Central Government.

 

CHAPTER – II

Council of Valuers

3.0 Constitution of Council of Valuers : -

(1) The Central Government shall, by notification in the official Gazette, constitute, with effect from such date as may be specified in the notification, a council to be known as the council of Valuers, which shall be a body corporate, having perpetual succession and a common seal, with power to acquire, hold and dispose of property, both moveable and immoveable, and to contract, and may by that name sue or be sued.

(2) The Head Office of the Council shall be at Delhi / Mumbai or at such other place as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify.

(3) The Council shall consist of the following members, namely -

(a) Five valuers possessing recognized qualifications from PVAI & other professional societies.
(b) Five persons elected from among themselves by heads of faculties in valuers institutions in India imparting full-time instruction at University level for recognized qualification.
(c) The Secretary / Jt. Secretary in the Ministries of UDM Central Government.
(d) One person nominated by the Central Government.
(e) A valuer from each State nominated by the Government of the State.

(4) Notwithstanding anything contained in Clause (a) of sub-session (3), the Central Government may, pending the preparation of the register nominate to the first Council, in consultation with the professional associates, persons referred to in Clause (a) who are qualified for registration under Section 25, and the persons so nominated shall hold office for such period as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify.

(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in Clause (f) of sub-session (3), the Central Government may, pending the preparation of the register, nominate to the first Council, in consultation with the State Governments concerned, persons referred to in the Clause (f), who are qualified for registration under Section 25, and the persons so nominated shall hold office for such period as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify.

4.0 President and Vice-President of Council : -

(1) The President and the Vice-President of the Council shall be elected by the members of the Council from among themselves;
Provided that on the first constitution of the Council and until the President is elected, a member of the Council nominated by Central Government in this behalf shall discharge the functions of the President.
(2) An elected President or Vice-President of the Council shall hold office for a term of three years or till he ceases to be a member of the Council, whichever is earlier, but subject to his being a member of the Council, he shall be eligible for re-election provided that : -
(a) The President or the Vice-President may, by writing under this hand addressed to the Vice-President or the President, as the case may be, resign his office.
(b) The President or the Vice-President shall notwithstanding the expiry of his term of the three years, continue to hold office until his successor enters upon office.
(3) The President and the Vice-President of the Council shall exercise such powers and discharge such duties as may be prescribed by regulations.

 

5.0 Mode of Elections : -


(1) Elections under this chapter shall be conducted in such manner as may be prescribed by rules.
(2) Where any dispute arises regarding any such election, the matter shall be referred by the Council to a Tribunal appointed by the Central Government by notification in the official Gazette in this behalf, and the decision of the Tribunal shall be final;
Provided that no such reference shall be made except on an application made to the Council by an aggrieved party within thirty days from the date of declaration of the result of the election.
(3) The expensed of the Tribunal shall be borne by the Council.

 

6.0 Term of Office and Casual Vacancies : -


(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, an elected or nominated member shall hold office for a term of three years from the date of his election or nomination or until his successor has been duly elected or nominated, whichever is late.
(2) An elected or nominated member may, at any time resign his membership by writing under his hand addressed to the President, or in his absence, to the Vice-President, and the seat of such member shall thereupon become vacant.
(3) A member shall be deemed to have vacated his seat : -

(i) If he is absent without excuse, sufficient in the opinion of the Council, from three consecutive ordinary meetings of the Council; or
(ii) If he ceases to be a member of the body referred to in Clause (a), Clause (g) or Clause (h) of sub-section (3) of Section 3 by which he was elected or nominated, as the case may be; or
(iii) In the case where he has been elected under Clause (a) of sub-section (3) of Section 3, if he ceases to hold his appointment as the head of faculty of an institution referred to in the said clause.
(4) A casual vacancy in the Council shall be filled by fresh election or nomination as the case may be, and the person so elected or nominated to fill the vacancy shall hold office only for the remainder of the term for which the member whose place he takes was elected or nominated.
(5) Members of the Council shall be eligible for re-election or re-nomination, but not exceeding three consecutive terms.

7.0 Validity of act or proceeding of Council, Executive Committee or other committees not to be invalidated by reason of vacancy, etc. – No act or proceeding the Council or the Executive Committee or any other Committee shall be invalid merely by reason of : -

(a) Any vacancy in, or defect in the constitution of, the Council, the Executive Committee or any other committee, or
(b) Any defect in the election or nomination of a person acting as a member thereof, or
(c) Any irregularity in procedure not affecting the merits of the case.

 

8.0 Disabilities – A person shall not be eligible for election or nomination as a member of the Council, if he -

(a) Is an un-discharged insolvent; or
(b) Has been convicted by a court in India, for any offence and sentenced to imprisonment for not less than two years, and shall continue to be ineligible for a further period of five years since his release.

9.0 Meetings of Council : -


(1) The Council shall meet at least once in every six months at such time and place and shall observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at the meetings as may be prescribed by regulations.
(2) Unless otherwise prescribed by regulations, nine members of the Council shall form a quorum, and all the acts of the Council shall be decided by a majority of the members present any voting.
(3) In case of an equal division of votes, the President, or in his absence, the Vice-President or, in the absence of both, the member presiding over the meetings shall have and exercise a second or casting vote.

10.0 Executive Committee and Other Committees : -

(1) The Council shall constitute from among its members an Executive Committee, and may also constitute other committee for such general or special purposes as the Council deems necessary to carry out its functions under this Act.
(2) The Executive Committee shall consist of the President and the Vice-President of the Council who shall be members ex-officio and five other members who shall be elected by the Council from among its members.
(3) The President and the Vice-President of the Council shall be the Chairman and Vice-Chairman respectively of the Executive Committee.
(4) A member of the Executive Committee shall hold office as such until the expiry of his term as a member of the Council but subject to his being a member of the Council, he shall be eligible for re-election.
(5) In addition to the powers and duties conferred and imposed on it by this Act, the executive Committee shall exercise such powers and discharge such duties as may be prescribed by regulations.

11.0 Fees and allowance to President, Vice-President and Members – The President, the Vice-President and other members of the Council shall be entitled to such fees and allowances as the Council may, with the previous sanction of the Central Government, fix in this behalf.

12.0 Officers and Other Employees : -

(1) The Council shall -
(a) Appoint a Registrar who shall act as its secretary and who may also act, if so decided by the Council, as the treasurer.
(b) Appoint such other officers and employees as the Council deemed necessary to enable it to carry out its functions under this Act.
(c) With the previous sanction of the Central Government, fix the pay and allowances and other conditions of service of officers and other employees of the Council.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in Clause (a) of sub-section (1), for the first three years from the first constitution of the Council, the Registrar of the Council shall be a person appointed by the Central Government, who shall hold office during the pleasure of the Central Government.
(3) All the persons appointed under this section shall be employees of the Council.

13.0 Finances of Council :-

(1) There shall be established a fund under the management and control of the Council into which shall be paid all moneys received by the Council and out of which shall be met all expenses and liabilities properly incurred b y the Cou
(2) The Council may invest any money for the time being standing to the credit of the fund in any Government security or in any other security approved by the Central Government.
(3) The Council shall keep proper accounts of the fund distinguishing capital from revenue.
(4) The annual accounts of the Council shall be subject to audit by an auditor to be appointed annually by the Council.
(5) As soon as may be practicable at the end of each year, but not later than the thirtieth day of September of the year next following, the Council shall cause to be published in the official Gazette a copy of the audited accounts and the report of the Council for that year and copies of the said accounts and report shall be forwarded to the Central Government.
(6) The fund shall consist of : -
(a) All moneys received from the Central Government by way of grant, gift or deposit;
(b) Any sums received under this Act whether by way of fee or otherwise.
(7) All moneys standing at the credit of the Council which cannot immediately be applied shall be deposited in the State Bank of India or in any other bank specified in Col. 2 of the First Schedule to the Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertaking) Act, 1970.

14.0 Recognition of Qualifications Granted by Authorities in India : -

(1) The qualifications included in the Schedule or notified under section 15 shall be recognized qualification for the purposes of this Act.
(2) Any authority in India which grants valuers’ qualification not included in the schedule may apply to the Central Government to have such qualification recognized, and the Central Government after consultation with the Council, may, by notification in the official Gazette, amend the Schedule so as to include such qualification therein and any such notification may also direct an entry shall be made in the Schedule against such valuers’ qualification declaring that it shall be a recognized qualification only when granted after a specified date :
Provided that until the first Council is constituted the Central Government shall, before issuing a notification as aforesaid, consult an expert committee consisting of the three members to be appointed by the Central Government by notification in the official Gazette.

15.0 Recognition of valuers qualifications granted by authorities in foreign countries.

16.0 Power of Central Government to Amend Schedule :-

Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (2) of section 14, the Central Government, after consultation with the Council, may by notification in the official Gazette, amend the Schedule by directing that an entry be made there in respect of any valuation qualification.

17.0 Effect of recognition – Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law, but subject to the provisions of this Act, any recognized qualification shall be a sufficient qualification for enrolment in the register.

18.0 Power to require information as to courses of study and examinations – Every authority in India which grants a recognized qualification shall furnish such information as the Council may, from time to time, require as to the courses of study and examinations to be undergone in order to obtain such qualification, as to the ages at which such course of study and examinations are required to be undergone and such qualification is conferred and generally as to the requisites for obtaining such qualification.

19.0 Inspection of Examinations : -

(1) The Executive Committee shall, subject to regulations, if any, made by the Council, appoint such number of inspectors as it may deem requisite to inspect any college or institution where valuation education is given or to attend any examination held by any college or institution for the purpose of recommending to the Central Government recognition of valuation qualifications granted by that college or institution.
(2) The inspectors shall not interferes with the conduct of any training or examination, but shall report to the Executive Committee on the adequacy of the standards of valuation education including staff, equipment, accommodation training and such other facilities as may be prescribed by regulations for giving such education or on the sufficiency of every examination which they attend.
(3) The Executive Committee shall forward a copy of such report to the college or institution and shall also forward copies with remarks, and, of the college or institution thereon, to the Central Government.
20.0 Withdrawal of recognition : -
(1) When upon report by the Executive Committee it appears to the Council : -
(a) That the courses of study and examination to be undergone in, or the proficiency required from the candidates at any examination held by, any college or institution, or
(b) That the staff, equipment, accommodation, training and other facilities for staff and training provided in such college or institution, are inadequate, insufficient or falls bellow the minimum Standard the Council may make a representation to the appropriate Government for withdrawal of recognition.
(a) After considering such representation the appropriate Government shall forward it along with such remarks as it may choose to make to the college or institution concerned, with an intimation of the period within which the college or institution, as the case may be, may submit its explanation to the appropriate Government.
(b) On receipt of the explanation or where no explanation is submitted within the period fixed, then on the expiry of that period, the State Government, in respect of the, college or institution referred to in clause (b) of sub-section (5), shall make its recommendations to the Central Government.
(4) The Central Government : -
(a) After making such further enquiry, if any, as it may think fit, in respect of the college or institution referred to in sub-section (3), or
(b) On receipt of the explanation from a college or institution referred to in Clause (a) of sub-section (5), or where no explanation is submitted within the period fixed, then on the expiry of that period, may by notification in the official Gazette, direct that a recognized qualification be deleted from the schedule on entry shall be made in the Schedule against the Valuation qualification awarded by such college or institution, as the case may be, declaring that it shall be recognized qualification only when granted before a specified date and the Schedule shall be deemed to be amended accordingly.
(5) For the purposes of this section, “appropriate Government” means : -
(a) In relation to any college or institution established by an Act of Parliament or managed, controlled or financed by the Central Government, the Central Government, and
(b) In any other case, the State Government.

21.0 Minimum standard of valuation education : -

The Council may prescribe the minimum standards of valuation education required for granting recognized qualifications by college of institutions in India.

22.0 Professional Conduct : -

(1) The Council may by regulations prescribe standards of professional conduct and etiquette and a code of ethics for valuers.
(2) Regulations made by the Council under sub-section –
(i) May specify which violations thereof shall constitute infamous conduct in any professional respect, that is to say profession misconduct, nd such provision shall have effect notwithstanding anything contained in any law for the time being in force.

CHAPTER – III

Registration of Valuers

23.0 Preparation and Maintenance of Register : -

(1) The Central Government shall, as soon as may be, cause to be prepared in the manner hereinafter provided a register of valuers for India.
(2) The Council shall upon its constitution assume the duty of maintaining the register in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
(3) The register shall include the following particulars, namely;
(a) The full name with date of birth, nationality and residential address of the valuer;
(b) His qualification for registration, and the date on which he obtained that qualification and the authority which conferred it;
(c) The date of his first admission to the register.
(d) His professional address; and
(e) Such further particulars as may be prescribed by rules.

24.0 First Preparation of Register : -

(1) For the purpose of preparing the register of valuers for the first time, the Central Government shall, by notification in the official Gazette, constitute a Registration Tribunal consisting of three persons who have, in the opinion of the Central Government, the knowledge of, or experience in, valuation; and the Registrar appointed under section 12 shall act as Secretary of the Tribunal.
(2) The Central Government shall, by the same or a like notification, appoint a date on or before which application for registration, which shall be accompanied by such fees as may be prescribed by rules, shall be made to the Registration Tribunal.
(3) The Registration Tribunal shall examine every application received on or before the appointed day and it is satisfied that the applicant is qualified for registration under section 25, shall direct the entry of the name of the applicant in the register.
(4) The first register so prepared shall thereafter be published in such manner as the Central Government may direct and any person aggrieved by a decision of the Registration Tribunal expressed or implied in the register so published may, within thirty days from the date of such publication, appeal against such decision to an authority appointed by the Central Government in this behalf by notification in the official Gazette.
(5) The authority appointed under sub-section (4) shall after giving the person affected an opportunity of being hear and after calling for relevant records, make such order as it may deem fit.
(6) The Registrar shall amend, where necessary, the register in accordance with the decisions of the authority appointed under sub-section (4).
(7) Every person whose name is entered in the register shall be issued a certificate of registration in such form as may be prescribed by rules.
(8) Upon the constitution of the Council, the register shall be given into its custody, and the Central Government may direct that the whole or any specified part of the application fees for registration in the first register shall be paid to the credit of the Council.

25.0 Qualification for entry in register : -

A person shall be entitled on payment of such fee as may be prescribed by rules to have his name entered in the register, if he resides or carries on the profession of valuer in India and –
(a) Holds a recognized qualification, or
(b) Does not hold such qualification but, being a citizen of India, has been engaged in practice as a valuer for a period of not less than five years prior to the date appointed under sub-section (2) of section 24, or
(c) Possesses such other qualifications as may be prescribed by rules.
Provided that no person other than a citizen of India shall be entitled to registration by virtue of a qualification
(a) Recognized under sub-sction (1) of Section 15 unless by the law and practice of a country outside India to which such person belongs, citizens of India holding valuation qualification registered in that country, are permitted to enter and practice the profession of valuer in such country, or
(b) Unless the Central Government has, in pursuance of a scheme of reciprocity or otherwise, declared that qualification to be a recognized qualification under sub-section (2) of Section 15.

26.0 Procedure for Subsequent Registration : -

(1) After the date appointed for the receipt of applications for registration in the first register of valuers, all applications for registration shall be addressed to the Registrar of the Council and shall be accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed by rules.
(2) If upon such application the Registrar is of opinion that the applicant is entitled to have his name entered in register he shall enter thereupon the name of the applicant.
Provided that no person, whose name has under the provisions of this Act been removed from the register, shall be entitled to have his name re-entered in the Register except with the approval of the Council.

(3) Any person whose application for registration is rejected by the Registrar, may, within three months of the date of such rejection, appeal to the Council whose decision is final.
(4) Upon early in the register of a name under this section, the Registrar shall issue a certificate of registration in such form as may be prescribed by rules.

27.0 Renewal Fees : -

(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, direct that for the retention of a name in the register after the 31st day of December of the year, following the year in which the name is first entered in the register, there shall be paid annually to the Council such renewal fee as may be prescribed by rules and where such direction has been made, such renewal fee shall be due to be paid before the first day of April of the year to which it relates.
(2) Where the renewal fee is not paid before the due date, the Registrar shall remove the name of the defaulter from the register:
Provided that a name so removed may be restored to the register on such conditions as may be prescribed by rules.
(3) On payment of the renewal fee, the Registrar shall, in such manner as may be prescribed by rules, endorse the certificate of registration accordingly.

28.0 Entry of Additional Qualification : -

A valuer shall, on payment of such fee as may be prescribed by rules, be entitled to have entered in the register any further recognized qualification which he may obtain.

29.0 Removal from Register : -

(1) The Council may, by order, removes from the register the name of any valuer
(a) From whom a request had been received to that effect, or
(b) Who has died since the last publication of the register.

(2) Subject to the provisions of this section, the Council may order that the name of any valuer shall be removed from the register where it is satisfied, after giving him a reasonable opportunity of being heard and after such further inquiry, if any, as it may think fit to make.
(a) That his name has been entered in the register by error or on account of misrepresentation of suppression of a material fact; or
(b) That he has been convicted of any offence which, in the opinion of the Council, involves moral turpitude; or
(c) That he is an undischarged insolvent; or
(d) That he has been adjudged by a competent court to be of unsound mind.

(3) An order under sub-section (2) may direct that any valuer whose named is ordered to be removed from a register shall be ineligible for registration under this Act for such period as may be specified.

(4) An order under sub-section (2) shall not take effect until the expiry of three months from the date thereof.

30.0 Procedure in Inquiries Relating to Misconduct : -

(1) When on receipt of a complaint made to it, the Council is of opinion that any valuer has been guilty of professional misconduct which, if proved, will render him unfit to practice as a valuer, the Council may hold an inquiry in such manner as may be prescribed by rules.
(2) After holding the injury under sub-section (1) and after hearing the valuer the Council may, by order, reprimand the said valuer or suspend him from practice as a valuer or remove his name from the register or pass such other order as it thinks fit.

31.0 Surrender of Certificates : -

A person whose name has been removed from the register under sub-section (2) of Section 27, sub-section (2) or sub-section (2) of Section 29 or sub-section (2) of Section 30, or where such person is dead, his legal representative, as defined in Clause (11) of Section 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, shall forthwith surrender his certificate of registration to the Registrar, and the name so removed shall be published in the official Gazette.

32.0 Restoration to Register : -

The Council may, at any time for reasons appearing to it to be sufficient and subject to the approval of the Central Government, order that upon payment of such fee as may be prescribed by rules, the name of the person removed from the register shall be restored therein.

33.0 Issue of Duplicate Certificates : -

Where it is shown to the satisfaction of the Registrar that certificate of registration has been lost or destroyed, the Registrar may, on payment of such fee as may be prescribed by rules, issue a duplicate in the form prescribed by rules.

34.0 Printing of Register : -

As soon as may be after the 1st day of April in each year, the Registrar shall cause to be printed copies of the register as it stood on the said date and such copies shall be made available to persons applying therefore on payment of such fee as may be prescribed by rules and shall be evidence that on the said date the persons whose name are entered therein were valuers.

35.0 Effect of Registration : -

(1) Any reference in any law for the time being in force to valuer shall be deemed to be a reference to a valuer registered under this Act.
(3) After expiry of two years from the date appointed under sub-section (2) of Section 4, a person who is registered in the register shall get preference for appointment as a valuer under the Central or State Government or in any other local body or institution which is supported or aided from the public or local funds or in any institution recognized by the Central or State Government, subject to the criteria of eligibility.


CHAPTER – IV

Miscellaneous

36.0 Penalty for Falsely Claiming to be Registered : -

If person whose name is not for the time being entered in the register falsely represents that it is so entered or uses in connection with his name or title any words or letters reasonably calculated to suggest that his name is so entered, he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees.

37.0 Prohibition Against Use of Title : -

(1) After the expiry of one year from the date appointed under sub-section (2) of Section 24, no person other than a registered valuer, or a firm of valuers shall use the title and style of valuers :
Provided that the provisions of this section shall not apply to –

(a) Practice of the profession of a valuer by a person designated as a “Valuer of Gem and Jewellery” or “Valuer of Art and Artful.”
(b) A person who, carrying on the profession of a valuer in any country outside India, undertaken the function as a consultant or Valuer in India for a specific project with the prior permission of the Central Government.

(2) If any person contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1), he shall be punishable on first conviction with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees and on any subsequent conviction with imprisonment which may extend to six months, or with fine not exceeding one thousand rupees or with both.

38.0 Failure to Surrender Certificate of Registration : -

If any person whose name has been removed from the register falls without sufficient cause forthwith to surrender his certificates of resignation, he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one hundred rupees, and, in the case of a continuing failure, with an additional fine which may extend to ten rupees for each day after the first during which he has persisted in the failure.

39.0 Cognizance of Offences : -

(1) No Court shall take congnizance of any offence punishable under this Act, except upon complaint made by order of the Council or a person authorized in this behalf by the Council.
(2) No Magistrate other than a Metropolitan Magistrate, or a Judicial Magistrate of the first class shall try any offence punishable under this Act.

40.0 Information to be Furnished by Council and Publication thereof : -

(1) The Council shall furnish such reports, copies of its minutes, and other information to the Central Government as that Government may require.
(2) The Central Government may publish, in such manner as it may think fit, any report, copy or other information furnished to it under this section.

41.0 Protection of Action taken in Good Faith : -

No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Central Government, the Council or any member of the Council, the executive committee or any other committee or officers and other employer of the Council for anything which is in good faith cone or intended to be done under this Act or any rule or regulation made there under.

42.0 Members of Council and officers and Employees to be Public Servants : -

The members of the Council and officers and other employees of the Council shall be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of Section 21 of the Indian Penal Code.

43.0 Power to Remove Difficulties : -

(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 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 under this section after the expiry 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 and the provisions of sub-section (3) of Section 44 shall apply in respect of such order as it applies in respect of a rule made under this Act.

44.0 Power Central Government to Make Rules : -

(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette make rules to carry 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 manner in which elections under Chapter – II shall be conducted, the terms and conditions of service of the member of the Tribunal appointed under sub-section (2) of Section 5 and the procedure to be followed by the Tribunal;
(b) The procedure to be followed by the expert committee constituted under the provision to sub-section of Section 14 in the transaction of the business and the powers and duties of the expert committee and the traveling and daily allowances payable to the members thereof;
(c) The particulars to be included in the register of valuers under sub-section (3) of Section 23;
(d) The form in which a certificate of registration is to be issued under sub-section (5) of Section 24, sub-section (4) of Section 26 and Section 32;
(e) The fee to be paid under sections 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 31, 32, 33;
(f) The conditions in which name may be restored to the register under the provision to sub-section (2) of Section 27;
(g) The manner of endorsement under sub-section (3) of Section 27;
(h) The manner in which the Council shall hold an enquiry under Section 30;
(i) The fee for supplying printed copies of the register under Section 34;
(j) Any other matter which is to be or may be provided by rules under this Act.

(3) Every rule made under this section 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 the 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 to the rule or both House agree that the rule should not to 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.

45.0 Power of Council to Make Regulations : -

(1) The Council may, with the approval of the Central government (by notification in the official Gazette) make regulations not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, or the rules made there under to carry out the purposes of this Act.

(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such regulations may provide for –

(a) The Management of the property of the Council;
(b) The powers and duties of the President and the Vice-President of the Council;
(c) The summoning and holding of meetings of the Council and the Executive Committee or any other committee constitutes under Section 10, the times and places at which such meetings shall be held, the conducted of business threat and the number of persons necessary to constitute a quorum.
(d) The functions of the Executive Committee or of any other committee constituted under Section 10;
(e) The courses and periods of the study and of practical training, if any, to be undertaken, subjects of examinations and standards of proficiency therein to be obtained in any college of institution for grant of recognized qualification.