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1Short title and commencement
 (1) This Act may be called the All India Council for Technical Education Act, 1987.(2) It shall come into force on such date {28-3-1988 Vide Notification No....
2Definitions
 In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,- (a) "Commission" means the University Grants Commission established under section 4 of the University ...
3Establishment of the Council
 (1) With effect from such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, there shall be established a Council by the ...
4Term of office of members
.- (1) The term of office of a member, other than an ex officio member, on the first constitution of the Council shall be five years and thereafter three year...
5Meetings of the Council
 (1) The Council shall meet at such time and places, and shall observe such rules of procedure in regard to the transaction of business at its meetings (incl...
6Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceedings of the Council
.-  No act or proceeding of the Council shall be invalid merely by reason or- (a) any vacancy in, or any defect in the constitution of, the Council; or (b) a...
7Temporary association of persons with the Council for particular purposes
 (1) The Council may associate with itself, in such manner and for such purposes as may be determined by regulations, any person whose assistance or advice i...
8Appointment of officers and other employees of the Council
 (1) For the purpose of enabling it efficiently to discharge its functions under this Act, the Council shall, subject to such regulations as may be ma in this...
9Authentication of orders and other instruments of the Council
.- All orders and decisions of the Council shall be authenticated by the Signature of the Chairman or any other member authorised by the Council in this behal...
10Functions of the Council
It shall be the duty of the Council to take all such steps as it may think fit for ensuring coordinated and integrated development of technical education and...
11Inspection
(1) For the purposes of ascertaining the financial needs of technical institution or a University or its standards of teaching, examination and research, the ...
12Executive Committee of the Council
.-  (1) The Council shall constitute a Committee, called the Executive Committee for discharging such functions as may be assigned to it by the Council. (2) ...
13Boards of Studies
 (1) The Council shall establish the following Boards of Studies, namely:- (i) All India Board of Vocational Education; (ii) All India Board of Technician Edu...
14Regional Committees
.- (1) The Council shall establish the following Regional Committees, namely:- (i) The Northern Regional Committee with its office at Kanpur; (ii) The Souther...
15Payment to the Council
 The Central Government may, after due appropriation made by Parliament by law in this behalf, pay to the Council in each financial year such sums may be c...
16Fund of the Council
 (1) The Council shall have its own Fund: and all sums which may, from time to time, be paid to it by the Central Government and all the receipts of the Coun...
17Budget
 The Council shall prepare, in such form and at such time each year as may be prescribed a budget in respect of the financial year next ensuing showing the ...
18Annual report
 The Council shall prepare once every year, in such form and at such time as may be prescribed, an annual report giving a true and full account of its activi...
19Accounts and audit
 (1) The Council shall cause to be maintained such books of account and other books in relation to its accounts in such form and in such manner as may, in c...
20Directions by the Central Government
.-  (1) The Council shall, in the discharge of its functions and duties under this Act, be bound by such directions on questions of policy as the Central Gov...
21Power to supersede the Council
 (1) If the Central Government is of the opinion that the Council is unable to perform, or has persistently made default in the performance of, the duty imp...
22Power 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 p...
23Power to make regulations
 (1) The Council may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make regulations not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, and the rules generally to ...
24Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament
.-  Every rule and every regulation 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 se...
25Power 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 su...
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