|Name:||National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993 (Act No. 27 of 1993).|
|Subject(s):||Equality of opportunity and treatment|
|Type of legislation:||Law, Act|
|Entry into force:|
|Bibliography:||Legislation on-line National Commission for Backward Classes, India PDF of Act (consulted on 2013-07-23)
|Abstract/Citation:||Chapter I - Preliminary.
Defines "backwards classes" as such backwards classes of citizens other than the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes as may be specified by the Central Government in the lists.
Chapter II - The National Commission for Backward Classes.
The NCBC is composed of five persons nominated by the Central Government including one Chairperson who is or has been a judge in the High Court or Supreme Court, a social scientist, two persons with knowledge of the backwards classes and a member secretary who is or has been a member of the Central Government
Chapter III - Functions and Powers of the Commission
Chapter IV - Finance, Accounts and Audits
Chapter V - Miscellaneous