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LAWS LOCAL EXTENT ACT

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 15 of 1874


  • Schedules
  • Act nº 15 of 1874

Preamble

THE LAWS LOCAL EXTENT ACT, 1874

[Act, No.15 of 1874]

[AS ON 1956]

[8th December, 1874]

PREAMBLE

An Act for declaring the local extent of certain Enactments, and for other purposes.

WHEREAS it is expedient to declare the local extent or certain Acts passed by the Governor General of India in Council, the Legislative Council of India, and the Council of the Governor General of India assembled for the purpose of making Laws and Regulations;

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate the laws relating to the local extent of certain Acts and Regulations in the Presidencies of Fort St.George and Bombay, andin the Lower and the North Western Provinces of the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal;

It is hereby declared and enacted as follows:-

Section 1. Short title

This Act may be called the Laws Local Extent Act, 1874.

Section 2. Interpretation clause

In this Act the expression "Scheduled Districts" means the territories mentioned in the sixth schedule hereto annexed.

Section 3. Local extent of Acts in first schedule

The Acts mentioned in the first schedule hereto annexed are now in force (substitute by the A.O.1950 for " throughout all the Provinces of India, except".) [ in the whole of India except Part BStates and ] the Scheduled Districts.

Section 4. Local extent of enactments in second schedule

The enactments mentioned in the second schedule hereto annexed are now in force throughtout the whole of the territories now subject to the government of the Governor of Fort St.George in Council, except the Scheduled Districts subject to such government.

Section 5. Local extent of enactment in third schedule

The enactments mentioned in the third schedule hereto annexed are now in force throughout the whole of the territories now subject to the government of the Governor of Bombay in Council, except the Scheduled Districts subject to such government.

Section 6. Local extent of enactments in fourth schedule

The enactments mentioned in the fourth schedule hereto annexed are now in force throughout the whole of the territories now subject to the government of the Lieutenant-Governor of Bengal, except the Scheduled Districts subject to such government.

Section 7. Local extent of enactments in fifth schedule

The enactments mentioned in the fifth schedule hereto annexed are now in force throughout the whole of the territories now subject to the government of the Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces of the Presidency of Fort William, except the Scheduled Districts subject to such government.

Section 8. Savings

Nothing herein contained shall

(a) bar the power of the Central Government or the State Government under any law for the time being in force, to extend to any place any Act mentioned in the said first schedule;

(b) extend any Act empowering the State Government to extend the same or any part thereof, or affect in any manner the exercise of such power;

(c) affect the operation of any Act or Regulation heretofore extended to or declared to be in force in any of the Scheduled Districts;

(d) revive any enactment which has been repealed either generally or with reference to some special subject;

[Cls. (e) and (h) were rep.by Act 8 of 1887, cl. (f) by Act 12 of 1891, cl.(g) by Act 8 of 1890 and cl.(i) by Act 4 of 1894.]

(j) extend to any of the towns of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay any law not now in force therein;

[Ins. by Act 14 of 1881, s.15.} [(jj) extend to Pargana Bhadohi or Pargana Kera Mangror in the Mirzapur district, or to Pargana Kaswa Raja in the Benares district, any law not now in force therein];

(k) affect the operation of any enactment not mentioned in any of the schedules hereto annexed.

Section 9. [Repealed]

Rep. by the Repealing Act, 1876 (12 of 1876).]

Schedules

First Schedule

FIRSTSCHEDULE

[Act15 of 1874 having been rep.so far as it relates to the following enactments, bythe Acts noted against each, the references to those enactments have beenomitted from this schedule: -]

Enactments omitted

Repealing Acts

Act 26 of 1836

Act 12 of 1927.

6 of 1840

26 of 1881.

11 of 1841

8 of 1887

18 of 1841

11 of 1878

19 of 1841

12 of 1927

9 of 1842

12 of 1937.

12 of 1842

8 of 1887

20 of 1847

12 of 1927

34 of 1850

The A.O.1937.

30 of 1852

Act 12 of 1927.

33 of 1852

8 of 1887.

18 of 1854

12 of 1891

18 of 1854

The A.O.1937

1 of 1859

Act 21 of 1923

3 of 1859

8 of 1887

8 of 1859

14 of 1859, s.15

12 of 1891.

15 of 1859

7 of 1889.

27 of 1860

8 of 1890.

9 of 1861

12 of 1891

23 of 1861

12 of 1927

6 of 1864

9 of 1927.

11 of 1865

12 of 1891.

21 of 1865

12 of 1927.

5 of 1866

9 of 1887

15 of 1869

12 of 1891.

1 of 1870

12 of 1927.

Seesection 3)

ACTSOF THE SUPREME COUNCIL

Year and Number

[Rep by the A.O.1950]

Subject

1837

IV

Power to acquire land. [Spent.]

1838

XXV

Wills executed before the 1st January 1866. [Rep by Act 48 of 1952.]

1839,

XXIX

Dower when marriage was contracted before 1st January 1866. {Spent.}

1839,

XXX

Inheritance, where decent took place before 1st January 1866.

1839,

XXXII

Interest.

1841,

X

Registration of ships.

1843,

V

Slavery [Rep. by Act 34 of 1939.}

1850,

V

Coasting Trade.

1850,

XI

Navigation Laws.

Year and Number

{Rep. in Assam by Regulation 1 of 1886.}

Subject

1850

XII

Default of Public Accountants.

"

XVIII

Protection of Judicial Officers.

"

XIX

Binding of Apprentices.

"

XXI

Non-forfeiture of rights by lossof

"

XXVII

Inquiries into the be haviour of Public Servants. {Rep by the A.O.1950.}

1853,

II.

Burdens on land. {Rep by Act 48 of 1952.}

1854,

XXXI.

Barring entails: Conveyances by married women. {Rep by Act 17 of 1949.}

1855,

XI.

Mesne profits and improvements.

"

XII.

Executors and Administrators.

"

XIII.

Compensation for loss occasioned by death caused by action able wrong.

"

XXIII.

Administration of mortgaged estates in cases of desserts occurring or devises made before the 1st January. {Rep. by Act 4 of 1922.}

"

XXIV.

Penal servitude.

"

XXVIII.

Interest.

1856,

IX.

Bills of Lading.

"

Xl

Desertion by European Soldiers.

"

XV.

Marriage of Hindu Widows {Rep. by Act 4 of 1912.}

1857,

XI

Offences against the State. .F.N.640.{Rep.in Bombay by Bombay Act 9 of 1943.}

"

XXV

Forfeiture by Mutineers.F.N.640.{Rep.in Bombay by Bombay Act 9 of 1943.}

1858,

XXXV

Estates of Lunatics not subject to Jurisdiction of Supreme Courts.

"

XXXVI

Lunatic Asylums.

1859,

IX.

Sections 16, 17, 18 and 20 Forfeitures.

1860,

XXI.

Registration of Societies.

1862,

III

Government Seal.

1863,

XVI.

Excise Duty payable on Spirits used in {Rep by Act 1 of 1938.}

1863,

XXIII.

Claims to waste-lands. {Rep by Act 31 of 1946.}

1863

XXXI.

Gazette of India. F.N.643.{Rep. by Act 3 of 1936.}

1864,

III.

Foreigners.

1865,

III.

Common Carriers.

1865,

XV.

Marriage and Divorce among Parses.

1866,

XXI

Dissolution of Marriages of Native Converts. {Rep by Act 48 of 1952.}

XXVIII

Trustees and Mortgagees Powers.

1867,

XXV.

Printing Presses, etc.

Second Schedule

SECOND SCHEDULE

{Act 15 of 1874 having been rep. so far as it relates to the following enactments, by the Acts noted against each, the references to those enactments having been omitted from the schedule: -}

Enactments omitted

Repealing Acts

Mad.Reg.3 of 1802, S.11

Act 12 of 1891.

5 of 1802,S.30

11 of 1901.

13 of 1802.

1 of 1805

2 of 1807

4 of 1816

12 of 1891.

9 of 1816, S.43

14 of 1816

12 of 1927.

5 of 1816

1 of 1819

12 of 1876

2 of 1819

The A.O.1937.

4 of 1821,S.4

3 of 1831

Act 12 of 1876.

7 of 1832

11 of 1832

6 of 1878

14 of 1832

3 of 1889.

(See section 4)

(a) MADRAS REGULATIONS

Year and Number

Subject

1802,

III

(s 1 part of s,16 only.)

Procedure of Civil Courts.

"

XIX

(s 2).

Covenanted Civil Servants forbidden

XV

Settlement of Land-revenue.

XXVI

(ss.1, 2 and 3 only)

Registration of malguzari land.

{This Regulation has been rep locally by Madras Act 2 of 1894.}

XXIX

Karnams.

1803

I

Board of Revenue.

"

II

Conduct of Collectors, etc.

Year and Number

Subject

Act 15 of 1874, so far as it relates to the portions of Madras Regulation 5 of 1804 which were rep. by the Guardians and Wards Act, 1890 (8 of 1890), is rep .by the latter Act. The Regulation was rep. by the Madras Court of Wards Act, 1902, (Mad.1 of 1902).}

1804,

V

Court of Wards.

1806.

II

{Parts of s s.1 and 7 were originally referred to in this schedule. of the entire Regulation only the second clause of s.7 is now in force, see Pt. III of the Schedule to the Repealing Act, 1876 (12 of 1876).}

[(s.7,cl.second)]

Collectors and Karnams.

{Rep. by Act 4 of 1922, s.3 and Sch. }

1808

,VII

.Martial Law.

1816,

XI

.Sections 8, 9, 10Heads of villages: section 11, cl.1- stolen property: section 13 discovery of corpses: section 14register of persons con fined by heads of villages, and section 47- Magistrates charged with maintenance of peace

{Madras Regulation12 of 1816 has been rep. by the Madras Survey and Boundaries Act, 1897 (Mad.4 of 1897) so far as it applies to cases of claims to lands or crops, the validity of which claims may depend upon the determination of an uncertain and disputed boundary or land-mark.}

XII

Reference of claims regarding land and produce to Village and District Panchayats.

1817,

VII

Maintenance of Bridges, etc.; Escheats.

"

VIII (s.9 only)

Sale for arrears of revenue of estate belonging to Native Officer or Soldier.

1822,

IV

Explanation of Madras Regulation XXV, 1802. {Rep. by the A.O.1937.}

VII

(cl.1 of s, 3 Native Officers in Revenue only) and other Public Departments.

"

IX

Embezzlement by public servants and

1823,

III

malversation in revenue-matters.

1828,

VII

Powers of Subordinate and Assistant Collectors.

1829,

V

Hindu Wills and Estates.

1830,

I

Prohibition of Widow-burning.

1831,

V (s.7cl.2Liability of Ministerial Officers only)

or reception of improperly stamped document. {Rep. by Mad. Act 3 of 1895.}

VI

Hereditary Village Officers. {Act 15 of 1874, so far as it relates to Madras Regulation 10 of 1831, s.3, is rep. by Act 8 of 1890.}

X

Prohibition of Sale of Estates of Minors for Arrears of evenue.

1832

III

Limitation for Suits against orders of Revenue Authorities under Madras Regulation VII of 1828.

(b) ACTS OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL RELATING TO THE MADRAS PRESIDENCY {Act 15 of 1874 having been rep. so far as it relates to the following enactrnents, by the Acts noted against each, the references to those enactments have been omitted from this Schedule:-

Enactments omitted

Repealing Acts

Act

12 of 1838

.

Act 6 of 1878.

"

17 of 1840

"

12of 1891.

"

7of 1852

"

6 of 1844

"

3 of 1937.

"

9 of 1846

"

12 of 1927.

"

10 of 1855, s.10

"

11 of 1901.

"

14 of 1855

"

8 of 1887.

"

21 of 1855

"

12 of 1927.

"

8 of 1856

.

.

"

14 of 1858

."

8 of 1890.

"

28 of 1860

."

12 of 1927.

"

11 of 1869

."

12 of 1891.

"

24 of 1869

"

18 of 1877.

Year and Number

Subject

1837,

XXXVI

Criminal Jurisdiction of Collectors.

1839,

VII

Tahsildars.. {Rep. by Mad. Act 7 of 1931.}

1840,

VIII

Awards of Parlchayats. {As to the repeal of Acts 1 of 1846 and 20 of 1853 in the Madras Presidency, see the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879), ss.1 and 42.}

1846,

I

Pleaders.

1849,

X

Commissioners of Revenue. {As to the repeal of Acts 1 of 1846 and 20 of 1853 in the Madras Presidency, see the Legal Practitioners Act, 1879 (18 of 1879), ss. 1 and 42.}

1853,

XX

Pleaders.

1857,

VII

Uncovenanted Agency.

1858,

.

Compulsory Labour.

1859,

XXIV

Police.

ART IV.CONSTITUTION

Third Schedule

THIRD SCHEDULE

{Act 15 of 1874 having been rep. so far as it relates to the following enactment by the Acts noted against each, the references to those enactments have been omitted from the schedule:-

Enactments omitted

Repealing Acts

Bom.

Reg.12 of 1827, preamble.

"

"

6 of 1827

Act 12 of 1891.

"

"

21 of 1827, ss.1-16, 46,54-73

"

"

22 of 1827, ss.18-20, 45-47

" 13 of 1889.

"

"

25 of 1827.

The A.O.1937.

(See section 5)

(a) BOMBAY REGULATIONS

Year and Number

Subject

1827,

II

Section 21 (caste questions); {Certain words rep. by Act 12 of 1927.}

"

IV

Section 26 (law applicable to suits): section 69, clauses second and third (attachment and distraint of crops).

"

V

Preamble: section 9 (acknowledgements of debt): section 14 (interest): section 15 (mortgages and pledges).

"

VIII

Administration of Estates.

"

XII

Section 19 (Magistrate's power to make rules): section 20 (standards of weights and measures): section 27clause 2 (supervision of suspected persons): section 37, clauses first and second (responsibility of villages for robberies).

"

XIII

Section 34, clause bird (letter substituted for summons).

"

XII

Sessions 4O, 41, 42.43 (passage of troops). {Bom.Reg.4 of 1827, s.69, and Bom.Regs.5 of1830, 15 of 1831, 2 of 1832 and 5 of 1833 rep .locally by Bom. Act 5 of 1879.}

1830,

V

Section 1 (Revenue Commissioners) section 2, clauses 1, 2, 3 (Collectors and Sub-Collectors).

"

XIII

Civil jurisdiction of Jagirdars.

{Bom.Reg.4 of 1827, s.69, and Bom. Regs. 5 of 1830, 15 of 1831, 2 of 1832 and 5 of 833 rep. locally by Bom. Act 5 of 1879.}

1831,

XV

Village Patels.

{Bom.Reg.4 of 1827, s.69, and Bom. Regs. 5 of 1830, 15 of 1831, 2 of 1832 and 5 of 833 rep. locally by Bom. Act 5 of 1879.}

1832,

II

Realization of Revenue.

{Bom.Reg.4 of 1827, s.69, and Bom. Regs. 5 of 1830, 15 of 1831, 2 of 1832 and 5 of 833 rep. locally by Bom. Act 5 of 1879.}

1833,

V

Hereditary Officers.

(b) ACTS OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL RELATING TO THE BOMBAY PRESIDENCY.

{Act 15 of 1874 having been rep. so far as it relates to the following enactments, by the Acts noted against each.the references to those enactments eve been omitted from this schedule:-

Enactments omitted

Repealing Acts

Act

11 of 1843.

"

3 of 1852

Act12 of 1891.

"

21 of 1852.

"

10 of 1855, s.10

11 of1901.

"

8 of 1856

9 of 1894.

"

20 of 1864

8 of 1890.

Year and Number

{Rep. by Bom. Act 18 of 1953}

Subject

1838,

XVI

Judiciary.

{Acts 18 of 1838, 13 and 17 of 1842 and 3 of 1846 rep. locally by the Bombay Land-revenue Code, 1879 (Bom.5 of 1879) Act 18 of 1838 Rep. by Act 32 1940.}

"

XVIII

Sureties.

"

XIX

Coasting Vessels.

{.Rep. by Act 48 of 1952 and Bom. Act 18 of 1953.}

1839,

XX

Revenue.

{Rep. in Bombay by Bom. Act 18 of 1953.}

1840,

XV

Agents of Foreign foreigners.

{Acts 18 of 1838, 13 and 17 of 1842 and 3 of 1846 rep .locally by the Bombay Land-revenue Code, 1879 (Bom.5 of 1879) Act 18 of 1838 Rep. by Act 32 1940.}

1842,

XIII

Revenue.

{Acts 18 of 1838, 13 and 17 of 1842 and 3 of 1846 rep. locally by the Bombay Land-revenue Code, 1879 (Bom.5 of 1879) Act 18 of 1838 Rep. by Act 32 1940.}

XVII

Revenue Commissioners.

{Rep. in Bombay by Bom. Act 18 of 1953.}

1844,

XIX

Abolition of Town Duties.

{As to the repeal of Acts 1 of 1846 and 20 of 1853 in the Bombay Presidency, see the Legal Practitioners Act, 1873 (18 of 1879), ss.1 and 42.}

1846,

I

Pleaders.

{Acts 18 of 1838, 13 and 17 of 1842 and 3 of 1846 rep. locally by the Bombay Land-revenue Code, 1879 (Bom.5 of 1879) Act 18 of 1838 Rep. by Act 32 1940.}

"

III

Sections 1, 5 and 6Boundary Marks.

{As to the repeal of Acts 1 of 1846 and 20 of 1853 in the Bombay Presidency, see the Legal Practitioners Act, 1873 (18 of 1879), ss.1 and 42.}

1853,

XX

Pleaders.

PART IV.CONSTITUTION

Fourth Schedule

FOURTH SCHEDULE

{Act 15 of 1874 having been rep. so far as it relates to the following enactments, by the Acts noted against each, the references to those enactments have been omitted from this schedule:-

Enactments omitted

Repealing Acts

Ben.

Reg.

48 of 1793

Act 12 of 1891.

"

"

3 of 1794,s 12

"

"

58 of 1795,ss.3 & 4

" 12 of 1876.

"

"

15 of 1797

"

"

1 of 1798

" 12 of 1891.

"

"

17 of 1806,s.7 & 8

"

"

20 of 1810

"

"

11 of 1811

" 13 of 1889.

"

"

19 of 1814

" 12 of 1891.

"

"

of 1817

" 6 of 1878.

"

"

0 of 1817,ss 28 & 32

" 12 of 1891.

"

"

3 of 1818

The A.O.1937.

"

"

6 of 1819

Act 12 of 1891.

"

"

20 of 1825

" 10 of 1882.

"

"

4 of 1829

" 12 of 1876.

(See section 6)

(a) BENGAL REGULATIONS (LOWER PROVINCES)

Year and Number

Subject

1793,

I

Perpetual Settlement.

"

II

Collection of land-revenue.

"

VIII

Rules for Decential Settlement.

XI

Native laws of inheritance to Revenue paying land.

"

XIX

Title to lands exempt from Revenue.

"

XXXVII

Title to lands exempt from Revenue under badshahi grants

"

XXXVIII

Section 1Preamble: section 2prohibition of loans by Covenanted Servants.

1794,

III

Sections 13, 16, 17, 18, 19 and 20-Arrears of Revenue.

1799,

V

Wills and Intestacies of Natives.

1800,

VIII

Pargana Register of Lands.

1801,

I

Arrears of Revenue: Division of Joint Estates.

{Rep. by the Special Laws Repeal Act, 1922 ( 4 of 1922), s.3 and Sch.}

1804,

X

Punishment by Courts-martial of certain State offences.

1806,

XI

Passage of Troops.

1810,

XIX

Maintenance of Bridges, etc.; Escheats

Year and Number

Subject

1812,

V

Collection of Land-revenue.

"

XI

Removal of Foreign Emigrants.

1817,

XX

Section 29Criminal process in Salt and Opium Departments: section 30, clauses 1, 2 and 5Building forts; Collecting sepoys and stores; Encroaching on roads.

1819,

II

Resumption of Revenue-free lands.

1821,

IV

Powers of Collectors and Magistrates.

{Rep.by the Ben. Board of Revenue Act, 1913 (Ben.2 of 1913).}

1822,

III

Boards of Land-revenue.

"

XI

Section 36Khas management of purchases by Government section 38 --non-liability of Government for errors of Courts.

3823,

VI

Indigo Contracts.

"

VII

Prohibition of loans to Covenanted Civil Servants.

1825,

VI

Passage of Troops.

"

IX

Defaulting Malguzars.

"

XI

Alluvion and diluvion.

"

XIII

Settlement of resumed Lakhiraj land.

XIV

Authority to confirm Lakhiraj tenures; Native grants.

{Rep. by the Ben. Board of Revenue Act, 1913 (Ben.2 of 1913).}

" I827,

III

Section 5Evidence.

"

V

Management of Estates under attachment.

1828,

III

Appeals from decisions of Revenue Authorities.

"

IV

Section 1 and section 2, clause 4Time during which Collectors are to be considered engaged in making settlements.

1829,

I

Commissioners of Revenue and Board of Revenue.

"

XVII

Widow-burning.

1830,

V

Sections 1 and 5Indigo Contracts.

(b) ACTS OF THE SUPREME COUNCIL RELATING TO THE LOWER PROVINCES{Act 15 of 1874 having been rep so far as it relates to the following enactments have been omitted from this schedule:-

Enactments omitted

Repealing Acts

Act

20 of 1836.

.

"

11 of 1838

Act 12 of 1891,

"

19 of 1853, s.26

1 of 1903.

"

20 of 1856

"

21 of 1856

12 of 1891.

"

40 of 1858

8 of 1890.

"

23 of 1860

12 of 1891.

Year and Number

Subject

1836,

X

Indigo Contracts.

"

XXI

Creating Zilas.

1841,

XII

Section 2No Interest on arrears of Land-revenue

1847,

IX

Assessment of new lands.

1848,

XX

Land-revenue.

{Rep. by the Ben. Board of Revenue Act, 1913 (Ben.2 of 1913).}

1850,

XLIV

Board of Revenue.

{Act 32 of 1855 has been rep. locally in Bengal by the Bengal Embankments}

1855,

XXXII

Embankments.

1856,

XII

Civil Court Amins.

1857,

XIII

Opium.

1858,

XXXI

Settlement of Alluvion.

1859

XI

Sales for Arrears of Revenue.