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WEST GODAVARI ASSIMILATION ACT, 1949

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 20 of 1949


  • Schedules
  • Act nº 20 of 1949

Preamble

THE WEST GODAVARI DISTRICT (ASSIMILATION

OF LAWS ON FEDERAL SUBJECTS) ACT, 1949

[Act, No. 20 of 1949]

[AS ON 1956]

[14th April, 1949]

PREAMBLE

An Act to assimilate certain laws in force in different the West Godavari District of the Province of Madras.

WHEREAS by virtue of the Madras Partially Excluded Area (Cesser) order 1948, made under section 91 of the Government of India Act,1935, the area comprised in the villages specified in Article 2 of the said order ceased, as from the Ist day of July, 1948, to be part of a partially excluded area in the West Godavari district of the Province of Madras;

AND WHEREAS it is expedient that the laws in force in the said area with respect to the matters enumerated in List I in the Seventh Schedule to the Government of India Act, 1935, (25 and 26 Geo., 5, e.2.) should be assimilated to the laws in force with respect to the said matters in the rest of the said district;

It is hereby enacted as follows:

Section 1. Short title and commencement

(1) This Act may be called the West Godavari District (Assimilation of Laws on Federal Subjects) Act, 1949.

(2) It shall come into force on such date {Ist July, 1949, Gazette of India, 1949' Extraordinary, p.1085.} as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

Section 2. Interpretation

In this Act

(a) " appointed day " means the date appointed under subsection (2) of section 1 for the coming into force of this Act;

(b) " Eluru Taluk " means the taluk of that name in the West Godavari district of the State of Madras;

(c) " law " means any Act, Ordinance, Regulation, rule, order or bye-law, relating to any of the matters enumerated in List I in the Seventh Schedule to the Government of India Act, 1935 (25 and 26 Geo.5, e.2.); and

(d) " scheduled area " means the area comprised in the villages which are specified in the Schedule to this Act.

Section 3. Assimilation of laws

(1) All laws which immediately before the appointed day extended to, or are in force in, the Eluru Taluk, but not in the Scheduled area, shall, as from that day, extend to, or as the case may be, come into force in, the scheduled area.

(2) All laws which immediately before the appointed day are in force in the scheduled area, but not in the Eluru Taluk, shall on that day cease to be in force in the scheduled area, except as respects things done or omitted to be done before that day.

Section 4. Provision for removal of difficulties

If any difficulty arises in relation to the transition from the laws mentioned in sub-section (2) of section 3 to the laws mentioned in sub-section (1) thereof, the Central Government may, by order notified in the Official Gazette, make such provision as it considers necessary for the removal of such difficulty.

Schedules

Schedule I

THE SCHEDULE

[See section 2(d)]

A. Villages in Polavaram Firka--

1.Gangole.

2.Dondapudi.

3.Sagipadu.

4.Karakapadu.

5.Mangiparthi Devipeta.

6.Kannapuram.

7.Mahadevapuram.

8.Dippakayalapadu.

9.Venkatayipalem.

10.Cherukumilli.

11.Ballipadu.

12.Pattisam.

13.Gutala.

14.Tadipudi (Gutala part).

15.Tadipudi (Pattisam part)

16.Ragolapalli (Gutala part)

17.Ragolapalli (Pattisam parl)

18.Pochavaram.

19.Tupakulagudem.

20.Bayyavaram

21.Venkatapuram

22.Suggonda

B. Villages in Zangareddigudem Firka-

1.Saripalli ( Zamindari )

2.Zangareddigudem ( Zamindari )

3.Vedantapuram ( Inam )

4.Ramanujapuram ( Inam )

5.Parimpudi

6.Bayyangudem ( Zamindari )

7.Akkampeta

8.Sreenivasapuram ( Inam )

9.Pullepudi ( Inam )

10.Pattenapalem

C. Villages in Jeelugumilli Firka -

1.Mysengadem

2.Peddipalli

3.Taduvayi

4.Matangagudem

5.Ayyavari ( Polavaram ) ( Inam )