//
you're reading...
INDIAN BARE ACTS

ACQUIRED TERRITORIES (MERGER) ACT 1960

Map of India showing location of West Bengal

Image via Wikipedia

ACQUIRED TERRITORIES (MERGER) ACT 1960

THE ACQUIRED TERRITORIES (MERGER) ACT, 1960 NO. 64 OF. 1960

[28th December, 1960]

An Act to provide for the merger into the States of Assam, Punjab and West Bengal of certain territories acquired in pursuance of the agreements entered into between the Governments of India and Pakistan and for matters connected therewith. Be it enacted by Parliament in the Eleventh Year of the Republic of India as follows: –

1. Short title. This Act may be called the Acquired Territories (Merger) Act, 1960.

2. Definitions. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,- (a) “acquired territories” mean so much of the territories comprised in the Indo-Pakistan agreements and referred to in the First Schedule as are demarcated for the purpose of being acquired by India in pursuance of the said agreements; (b) “appointed day” means such date’ as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint for the merger of the acquired territories under section 3, after causing the territories to be so acquired demarcated for the purpose, and different dates may be appointed for the merger of such territories into different States; (c) “assembly constituency”, “council constituency and “parliamentary constituency” have the same meanings as in the Representation of the People Act, 1950. (43 of 1950.) (d) “Indo-Pakistan agreements” mean the Agreements dated the 10th day of September, 1958, the 23rd day of October, ——————————————————————— 117-1-1951, for Pt. II, First Sch. vide G.S. R. 74, dated 14-1- 61 See Gazette of India, Ex. Pt. II Sec. 3(i), P. 15. ———————————————————————

Advertisements

About advocatemmmohan

ADVOCATE

Discussion

Trackbacks/Pingbacks

  1. Pingback: BIHAR AND WEST BENGAL (TRANSFER OF TERRITORIES) ACT 1956 « advocatemmmohanbareacts - September J, 2011

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog Stats

  • 48,690 hits

advocatemmmohan

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 41 other followers

%d bloggers like this: