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Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 3 of 2010

  • Act nº 3 of 2010



[Act No. 3 of 2010]

[21st January, 2010]


An Act further to amend the Civil Defence Act, 1968.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Sixtieth Year of the Republic of India as follows:--

Section 1. Short title

This Act may be called the Civil Defence (Amendment) Act, 2009.

Section 2. Amendment of section 2

In section 2 of the Civil Defence Act, 1968(27 of 1968),--

(i) in clause (a), after the words "time of such attack", the words "or any measure taken for the purpose of disaster management, before, during, at, or after any disaster" shall be inserted;

(ii) after clause (f), the following clauses shall be inserted, namely:--

'(g) "disaster" means a disaster as defined in Clause (d) of section 2 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005(53 of 2005);

(h) "disaster management" means the disaster management as defined in clause (e) of section 2 of the Disaster Management Act, 2005(53 of 2005).'.