Incorporation of The-Trustees
2. Constitution and incorporation of the Trustees of the Indian Museum.-
2[(1) The Trustees of the Indian Museum (hereinafter referred to as the Trustees) shall be-
(a) the Governor of West Bengal, ex officio Chairman;
(b) the Secretary to the. Government of India in the Ministry concerned with matters relating to the Indian Museum, ex officio;
(c) the Mayor of the Corporation of Calcutta, ex officio;
(d) the Vice-Chancellor of the University of Calcutta, ex officio;
(e) the Accountant-General, West Bengal, ex officio;
(f) four persons to be nominated by the Central Government, one of whom shall be a representative of commerce and industry chosen in consultation with the Government of West Bengal;
(g) one person to be nominated by the Government of West Bengal;
(h) one person to be nominated by the Council of the Asiatic Society, Calcutta: Provided that if any of the Trustees referred to in clauses (b), (c) (d) and (e) is unable to attend any meeting of the Trustees, he may, with the previous approval of the Chairman, authorise a person in writing to do so.]
(2) The Trustees shall be a body corporate, by the name of "The Trustees of the Indian Museum", with perpetual succession and a common seal, and in that name shall sue and be sued, and shall have power to acquire and hold property, to enter into contracts, and to do all acts necessary for and consistent with the purposes of this Act.
(3) The nominated Trustees shall, save as herein otherwise provided, hold office for a period of three years: Provided that the authority nominating a Trustee may extend his term of office for one or more like periods.