In addition to the Government, there shall be the following authorities under this Act, namely:--
The National Council,
The Central Apprenticeship Council,
The State Apprenticeship Council,
4[ The All India Council,
The Boards or State Councils of Technical Education,]
1[ ] The Central Apprenticeship Adviser, and
1[ ] The State Apprenticeship Adviser.
Every State Council shall be affiliated to the National Council and every State Apprenticeship Council shall be affiliated to the Central Apprenticeship Council.
2[ Every Board or State Council of Technical Education and every Regional Board shall be affiliated to the Central Apprenticeship Council.]
Each of the authorities specified in sub- section (1) shall, in relation to apprenticeship training under this Act, perform such functions as are assigned to it by or under this Act or by the Government: Provided that a State Council shall also perform such functions as are assigned to it by the National Council and the State Apprenticeship Council 2[ and the Board or State Council of Technical Education] shall also perform such functions as are assigned to it by the Central Apprenticeship Council.