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ABSORBED AREAS (LAWS) ACT

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 20 of 1954


  • Schedules
  • Act nº 20 of 1954

Preamble

ABSORBED AREAS (LAWS) ACT, 1954

[ACT, No. 20 of 1954]

[30th April, 1954]

PREAMBLE

An Act to extend certain laws to the areas which, prior to the commencement of the Constitution, were administered as excluded or partially excluded areas and which, on such commencement, were absorbed in certain States.

BE it enacted by Parliament as follows: --

Section 1. Short title

This Act may be called The Absorbed Areas (Laws) Act, 1954.

Section 2. Definitions

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, --

(a) "absorbing State", in relation to an absorbed area means a State specified in the heading of the Schedule in which that absorbed area is specified;

(b) "absorbed area" means an area specified in column 2 of the Schedule.

Section 3. Extension of Laws

The Acts specified in column I of each of the Schedules and all rules, notifications, orders, schemes, forms and bye-laws made thereunder, as in force in the absorbing State specified in the heading of that Schedule, are hereby extended to, and shall be in force in, the absorbed areas specified in column 2 of that Schedule.

BIHAR Name of the Act The absorbed areas 1 2

The Seaward Artillery Practice Act, 1949 (8 of 1949).

Schedules

Bihar

SCHEDULE I

BIHAR Name of the Act The absorbed areas 1 2

The Requisitioned Land (Apportionment of 1. Hazaribagh and Manbhum Districts.Compensation) Act, 1949 (51 of 1949) 2. Sadar Sub-Division of the Palafflau District. 3. Dhalbhum Sub-Division of the Singhb.hum District.

4. Godda and Deoghar Sub-Divisions of the Santal Parganas District.

Bombay

SCHEDULE II

BOMBAY Name of the Act The absorbed areas 1 2

1. The Indian Extradition Act, 1903 (15 of 1903) 1. Shahda, Nandurbar and Taloda Talukas of the 2. The Whipping Act, 1909 (4 of 1909) West Khandesh District 3. The Police (Incitement to Disaffection) Act, 2. The Do had Taluka and the Jhalod Mahal of the 1922 (22 of 1922) Panch Mahal District 4. The Cotton Transport Act, 1923-(3 of 1923) .5. The Port Haj Committees Act, 1932 (20 of 1932) 6. The Seaward Artillery Practice Act, 1949 (8 of 1949).

Orissa

SCHEDULE III

ORISSA Name of the Act The absorbed areas 1 2

The Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948 (34 range in the Mirzapur District of 1948).

Uttar Pradesh

SCHEDULE IV

UTTAR PRADESH Name of the Act The absorbed areas 1 2

1. The Indian Power Alcohol Act, 1948 (22 of Jaunsar Bawar Parganas in the Dehra Dun 1948). District and the areas of South of Kaimpur

2. The Employees' State Insurance Act, 1948 (34 range in the Mirzapur District of 1948).

West Bengal

SCHEDULE V

WEST BENGAL Name of the Act The absorbed areas 1 2

1. The (51 of 1949).

The West Bengal Raw Jute Futures Act, 1948 (West Bengal Act No. 25 of 1948).