The Slum Areas (Improvement and Clearance) Act,1956
Section 40. Power 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 of authentication of notices, orders and other instruments of the competent authority;
(b) The preparation of plans for the re-development of any slum area, and matters to be included in such plans;
(c) The form and manner in which applications for permission under sub-section (2) of section 19 shall be made and the fees to be levied in respect of such applications;
(d) The procedure to be followed by the competent authority before granting or refusing to grant permission under section 19;
(e) The time within which an appeal may be preferred under section 20;
(f) The officers and local authorities to whom powers may be delegated under section 36; and
(g) Any other matter which has to be, or may be, prescribed.
(3) All rules made under this section shall be laid for not less than thirty days before both Houses of Parliament as soon as possible after they are made, and shall be subject to such modifications as Parliament may make during the session to which they are so laid or the section immediately following.