38. Acts and proceedings not to be invalidated by vacancies.-
No act of the Institute or the General Council or Board or Senate or any other body set-up under this Act or the Statutes, shall be invalid merely by reasons of-
(a) any vacancy in, or defect in the constitution thereof, or
(b) any defect in the election, nomination or appointment of a person acting as a member thereof, or
(c) any irregularity in its procedure not affecting the merits of the case.