View All - 1956 Acts Section No : Acts & Ordinances NATIONAL PLANNING COUNCILMarginal Notes1. This Act may be cited as the (National Planning Council Act, No. 40 of 1956.2. Constitution of the National Planning Council.3. Chairman, deputy chairman, and additional deputy chairman, of the Council. [ 2, 58 of 1957.] 4. Delegation of powers and functions of the chairman of the Council. [ 3, 58 of 1957.] 5. Functions of the Council. 6. Cabinet's powers in respect of the Council. 7. Rules. 8. Constitution of the Planning Secretariat. 9. Functions of the Planning Secretariat. 10. Chairman's powers in respect of the Planning Secretariat. 11. Appointment of consultative bodies and engagement of experts. 12. Power to obtain information. 13. Restriction of disclosure of information obtained under section 12. 14. Liability of directors and officers of a corporation which commits an offence under this Act. 15. Regulations.