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Name: National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993 (Act No. 27 of 1993).
Country: India
Subject(s): Equality of opportunity and treatment
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1993-04-02
Entry into force:
ISN: IND-1993-L-93615
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line National Commission for Backward Classes, India PDF of Act 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

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