Bureau of Indian Standard Act, 1986
9. Transfer of assets, liabilities and employees of Indian Standards Institution.-
(1) On and from the date of establishment of the Bureau,-
(a) any reference to the Indian Standards Institution in any law other than this Act or in any contract or rather instrument shall be deemed as a reference to the Bureau;
(b) all properties and assets, movable and immovable, of, or belonging to, the Indian Standards Institution shall vest in the Bureau;
(c) all the rights and liabilities of the Indian Standards Institution shall be transferred to, and the rights and liabilities of, the Bureau;
(d) without prejudice to the provisions of clause (c), all debts, obligations and liabilities incurred, all contracts entered into and all matters and things engaged to be done by, with or for the Indian Standards Institution immediately before that date for or in connection with the purposes of the said Institution shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into the or engaged to be done by, with or for, the Bureau;
(e) all sums of money due to the Indian Standards Institution immediately before that date shall be deemed to be due to the Bureau;
(f) all suits and other legal proceedings instituted or which could have been instituted by or against the Indian Standards Institution immediately before that date may be continued or may be instituted by or against the Bureau; and
(g) every employee holding any office under the Indian Standards Institution immediately before that date shall hold his office in the Bureau by the same tenure and upon the same terms and conditions of services as respects remuneration, leave, provident fund retirement or other terminal benefits as he would have held such office if the Bureau had not been established and shall continue to do so as an employee of the Bureau or until expiry of a period of six months from that date of such employee opts not to be the employee of the Bureau within such period.
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947(14 of 1947) or in any other law for the time being in force, the absorption of any employee by the Bureau in its regular service under this section shall not entitle such employees to any compensation under that Act or other law and so such claim be entertained by any court, tribunal or other authority.