44. Power to make rules.
(1) The Central Government may, by notification, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing powers, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:
(i) the manner of election of members of the Committee under clause (ii) of section 4;
(ii) the terms and conditions of the Chairperson and members under sub-section (2) of section 6;
(iii) the powers and duties of the Chairperson under sub-section (3) of section 7;
(iv) the manner in which the members may be re-nominated under the proviso to sub-section (2) of section 8;
(v) duties in connection with Haj under clause (ix) of sub-section (1) of section 9;
(vi) the functions of the Chief Executive Officer and the terms and conditions of service of the Chief Executive Officer and other employees of the Committee under section 16;
(vii) the number of members of a Joint State Committee or of a Committee for Union territory under the proviso to clause (vi) of sub-section (1) of section 18;
(viii) the manner in which the accounts shall be maintained by the Committee and the State Committees and the audit of such accounts under section 34;
(ix) issue of Haj Pilgrim Pass under sub-section (1) of section 35;
(x) amendment of the Schedule relating to the zones comprising contiguous States or Union territories under section 41;
(xi) any other matter which may be prescribed.
(3) Every rule made 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 in two or more successive sessions , and if, before the expiry of the session in which it is so laid, or the session immediately following, 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.