13. Power of Central Government to assume functions of control.-
(1) If, in the opinion of the Central Government,-
(i) the Society without just or reasonable cause has made default in giving effect to any direction issued under sub-section (6) of section 10 or section 12; or
(ii) the Council of the Society has exceeded or abused the powers in relation to the Society or any part thereof;
the Central Government may, by written order, direct the Society within a period to be specified in the order to show cause to the satisfaction of the Central Government against the making of any appointment referred to in sub-section (2).
(2) If, within the period fixed by any order issued under sub-section (1), cause is not shown to the satisfaction of the Central Government, the Central Government may, by order published in the Official Gazette and stating the reasons therefor, appoint one or more persons to take over the management of the Society or of any of the activities of the Society for such period not exceeding two years as may be specified in the order.
(3) During the period specified in the order issued under sub-section (2),-
(a) where the order provides for any person or persons taking over the management of the Society-
(i) all persons holding office as Members of the Council, including the President, shall be deemed to have vacated their offices as such;
(ii) the person or persons appointed under sub-section (2) to take over the management of the Society shall exercise all the powers and perform all the duties of the President or Council of the Society, whether at a meeting or otherwise, in respect of the Society;
(b) where the order provides for any person or persons taking over the management of any activities of the Society, the person or persons so appointed shall alone be entitled to exercise all the powers and perform all the duties of the President or Council in relation to those activities.