Rules Relating to Joint Custody of Jewels and Hundials During the Period of Executive Officers
Published vide Notification No. G. O. Ms. No. 886, C.T. & R.E., dated 28th June, 1976 - SRO No. A-249 of 1976
Published in Part III, page 378 of the Fort St. George Gazette, dated 25th July 1976.
G. O. Ms. No. 886, C.T. & R.E., dated 28th June, 1976 - SRO No. A-249 of 1976. - In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 42 and 116 of the Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Act, 1959 (Tamil Nadu Act XXII of 1959), the Governor of Tamil Nadu hereby makes the following rule:-
1. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Custody of Jewels, Valuables and Documents and Disposal Rules, 1961 and the Installation, Safeguarding and Accounting of Hundials Rules, 1975, in the case of religious institutions for which there is no hereditary trustee and the functions of the Board of Trustees as the case may be, performed by the Executive Officer or by a fit person appointed by the Government under clause (b) of sub-section (2) of the section 11 of the. Tamil Nadu Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowment (Amendment and Special Provisions) Act, 1976 (President's Act 24 of 1976) and in respect of such religious institution, hundials, jewels and valuables are required to be in joint custody immediately before the date of the commencement of the said President's Act, the Government or the Commissioner may, by a special order, direct that the key of one lock of each of the receptacles in which the jewels are kept and when there is a strong room, one key of such strong room and key of cash hundial shall be entrusted by the Executive Officer or the fit person, as the case may be, to such person as may be authorised in this behalf.