Sections Particulars
1 Short title and commencement
.-  (1) This Act may be called the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences Act, 1956.  (2) It shall come into force on such date {15th November, 1956, vide S.R...
2 Definitions
.- In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,— (a) 'Fund' means the fund of the Institute referred to an section 16; (b) "Governing Body" means the ...
3 Establishment and incorporation of the Institute
.- (1) With effect from such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint in this behalf, there shall be established ...
4 Composition of the Institute
.- The Institute shall consist of the following members, namely:— (a) the Vice-Chancellor of the Delhi University, ex officio; (b) the Director-General of H...
5 Declaration of the Institute as an institution of national importance
.-  It is hereby declared that the Institute shall be an institution of national importance....
6 Term of office of, and vacancies among members
.- (1) Save as otherwise provided in this section, the term of office of a member shall be five years from the date of his nomination or election; that the t...
7 President of the Institute
.- (1) There shall be a President of the Institute who shall be nominated by the Central Government from among the members other than the Director of the Inst...
8 Allowances of President and members
.- The President and members shall receive such allowances, if any, from the Institute as may be prescribed by rules....
9 Meetings of the Institute
.- The Institute shall hold its first meeting at such time and place as may be appointed by the Central Government and shall observe such rules of procedure i...
10 Governing Body and other Committees of the Institute
(1) There shall be a Governing Body of the Institute which shall be constituted by the Institute from among its members in such manner as may be prescribed by...
11 Staff of the Institute
.-  (1) There shall be a chief executive officer of the Institute who shall be designated as the Director of the Institute and shall, subject to such rules as...
12 Location of the Institute
.- The Institute shall be located in New Delhi....
13 Objects of the Institute
.- The objects of the Institute shall be— (a) to develop patterns of teaching in undergraduate and postgraduate medical education in all its branches so as to ...
14 Functions of the Institute
.-  With a view to the promotion of the objects specified in section 13, the Institute may— (a) provide for undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in the sci...
15 Payment to the Institute
.- The Central Government may, under appropriation made by parliament by law in this behalf, pay to the Institute in each financial year such sums of money an...
16 Fund of the Institute
.- (1) The Institute shall maintain a Fund to which shall be credited— (a) all moneys provided by the Central Government; (b) all fees and other charges rece...
17 Budget of the Institute
.- The Institute shall prepare in such form and at such time every year as may be prescribed by rules a budget in respect of the financial year next ensuing s...
18 Accounts and audit
(1) The Institute shall maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare an annual statement of accounts including the balance-sheet in such f...
19 Annual report
The Institute shall prepare for every year a report of its activities during that year and submit the report to the Central Government in such form and on or...
20 Pension and Provident Funds
(1) The Institute shall constitute for the benefit of its officers, teachers and other employees in such manner and subject to such conditions as may be pres...
21 Authentication of the orders and instruments of the Institutes
.- All orders and decisions of the Institute shall be authenticated by the signature of the President or any other member authorized by the Institute in this ...
22 Acts and proceedings not to be invalidated by vacancies etc
.- No act done or proceeding taken by the Institute, Governing Body or any standing or ad hoc committee under this Act shall be questioned on the ground merel...
23 Recognition of medical qualifications granted by the Institute
Notwithstanding anything contained in the Indian Medical Council Act, 1933 (27 of 1933), the medical degrees and diplomas granted by the Institute under this...
24 Grant of medical degrees diplomas by the Institute etc.
Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the Institute shall have power to grant medical degrees, diplomas and other ...
25 Control by Central Government
The Institute shall carry out such directions as may be issued to it from time to time by the Central Government for the efficient administration of this Act...
26 Disputes between the Institute and the Central Government
If in, or in connection with, the exercise of its powers and discharge of its functions by the Institute under this Act, any dispute arises between the Insti...
27 Returns and information
.- The Institute shall furnish to the Central Government such reports, returns and other information as that Government may require from time to time....
28 Power to make rules
(1) The Central Government, after consultation with the Institute, may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to carry out the purposes of this...
29 Power to make regulations
(1) The Institute may, with the previous approval of the Central Government, make regulations consistent with this Act and the rules made thereunder to carry...
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