54. Power to make rules.
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to give effect to the provisions of this Act.
(2) Every rule made under this section shall be laid as soon as may be after it is made before such House of Parliament while it is in session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or 1[in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid,] 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.
1. Subs. by Act 4 of 1986, s. 2 and the Schedule, for "in two successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the sessions in which it is so laid or the session immediately following" (w.e.f. 5-5-1986).