15. Power to make rules
(1) The appropriate Government may, after previous publication, 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-
(a) Prescribe additional matters to be included in the Schedule, and the procedure to be followed in modifying standing orders certified under this Act in accordance with any such addition ;
(b) Set out model standing orders for the purposes of this Act
(c) Prescribe the procedure of Certifying Officers and appellate authorities;
(d) Prescribe the fee, which may be charged for copies of standing orders entered in the register of standing orders ;
(e) Provide for any other matter, which is to be or may be prescribed
Provided that before any rules are made under Cl. (,a) representatives of both employers and workmen shall be consulted by the appropriate Government,
1[(3) Every rule made by the Central Government 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 2[in 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 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.]
(a) In Cl. (a) of sub-section (2), after the words standing orders”, add the words “or amendments” ;
(b) In Cl. (d) of sub-section (2), for the words “copies of standing orders entered in the register of standing orders”, substitute “copies of standing orders or model standing orders together with all the amendments filed in the register under Sec. 8. “.Bombay Act XXI of 1958, Sec. 18 (15thJanuary, 1959): Act YJ of 1960, Sec. 87 (1st May, 1960).
1. Ins. by Act 16 of 196 1, Sec. 6.
2. Subs. by Act 18 of 1982, Sec. 9 (w.e.f. 17th May, 1982).