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Ministry of Law and Justice
Act nº 24 of 1938
| 1. This Act has been extended to Sikkim w.e.f. 31-12-84-See S.O. 529 (E)/83, published in the Gazette of India, Extra., Pt. II, Section 3 (ii), p. 4 dated 29th July, 1983 and S.O. 982 (E)/84, published in the Gazette of India, Extra., Pt. 11, Section 3 (ii), p. 2, dated 31st December, 1984 respectively.|
This Act has been cxended to the new Provinces and merged States by the Merged States (Laws) Act, 1949 (59 of 1949), Section 3(1-1-1950) and to the Union territories of Manipur and Tripura by the Union Territories (Laws) Act, 1950 (30 of 1950), Section 3 (16-4-1950). Manipur and Tripura are now States - See Act 81 of 1971. Vindhya Pradesh to which also this Act was extended by Act 30 of 1950, now forms part of the State of Madhya Pradesh - See Act 37 of 1956, Section 9 (1) (e).
It has also been extended to States merged in the State of-
Bombay-See Bombay Act 4 of 1950; Bombay has been split up now into two States-Maharashtra and Gujarat, Part also going to Mysore now Karnataka.
Punjab-See Punjab Act 5 of 1950; Punjab stands divided into two States-Punjab and Haryana. (See Act 31 of 1966), Part of it has been added to Himachal Pradesh.
It has now been extended to the Union territories of-
(i) Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Rcgn. 6 of 1963 (1-7-1965); and (ii) Pondicherry by Regn. 7 of 1963 (1-10-1963).
2. Words "in the Provinces" were omitted by A.L.O., 1950.
|1. Words "except the State of Jammu and Kashmir", omitted by Act 51 of 1970, Section 2, Schedule (w.e.f. 1-9-1971).|
|1. Substituted by Act 5 of 1951, Section 2, for clause (d) (w.e.f. 28-2-1951).|
|1. Inserted by Act 5 of 1951, Section 3 (w.e.f. 28-2-1951).|