The Bird and Company Ltd. (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings and other Properties) Act, 1980
Management, Etc., of The Undertakings of The Company
9. Management, etc., of the undertakings of the Company.-
(1) The general superintendence, direction, control and management of the affairs and business of the undertakings of the Company, the right, title and interest in relation to which have vested in the Central Government under section 3, shall,-
(a) where a direction has been made by the Central Government under sub-section (1) of section 7, vest, on and from the date specified in such direction, in the Government company specified therein;
(b) where no such direction has been made by the Central Government, vest, on and from the appointed day, in one or more Custodians appointed by the Central Government under sub-section (2), and thereupon the Government company so specified or the Custodian or Custodians so appointed, as the case may be, shall be entitled to exercise to the exclusion of all other persons, all such powers and do all such things as the Company is authorised to exercise and do in relation to its undertakings.
(2) The Central Government may appoint an individual or a Government company as the Custodian of the undertakings of the Company in relation to which no direction has been made by it under sub-section (1) of section 7.
(3) The Custodian shall receive from the funds of the undertakings of the Company such remuneration as the Central Government may fix and shall hold office during the pleasure of the Central Government.