Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956
30.Power to make rules.-
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for the purpose of carrying into effect the objects of this Act.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for,-
(a) the manner in which applications may be made, the particulars which they should contain and the levy of a fee in respect of such applications;
(b) the manner in which any inquiry for the purpose of recognizing any stock exchange may be made, the conditions which may be imposed for the grant of such recognition, including conditions as to the admission of members if the stock exchange concerned is to be the only recognised stock exchange in the area; and the form in which such recognition shall be granted;
(c) the particulars which should be contained in the periodical returns and annual reports to be furnished to the Central Government;
(d) the documents which should be maintained and preserved under section 6 and the periods for which they should be preserved;
(e) the manner in which any inquiry by the governing body of a stock exchange shall be made under section 6;
(f) the manner in which the bye-laws to be made or amended under this Act shall before being so made or amended be published for criticism;
(g) the manner in which applications may be made by dealers in securities for licenses under section 17, the fee payable in respect thereof and the period of such licences, the condition subject to which licences may be granted, including condition relating to the forms which may be used in making contracts, or documents to be maintained by licensed dealers and the furnishing of periodical information to such authority as may be specified and the revocation of licences for breach of conditions;
(h) the requirement which shall be compiled with by public companies for the purpose of getting their securities listed on any stock exchange ; and
(i) any other matter which is to be or may be prescribed.
(3) Any rules made under this section shall be subject tot he condition of previous publication and shall, as soon as may be, after their publication in the Official Gazette, be laid before both Houses of Parliament.