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Berar Laws Act, 1941

Berar Laws Act, 1941

1. Short title and Commencement.
2. Extension of certain Acts to Berar.
3. Cesser of application of certain Acts to Berar.
4. Removal of doubt.
Berar Laws Act, 1941
Act No. 4 of 1941
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[17th March, 1941.] An Act to extend certain Acts to Berar.
WHEREAS by orders made under the Indian (Foreign Jurisdiction) Order in Council, 1902, the provisions of certain Acts [* * *] have from time to time been applied to, and are now, by virtue of such application, in force in, Berar;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient that those and certain other Acts should be extended to, and be, by virtue of such extension, in force in, Berar;
It is hereby enacted as follows:—
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY 6
1. Short title and Commencement.- (1) This Act may be called the Berar Laws Act, 1941.
(2) It shall come into force on such [date] as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
Object & Reasons6
2. Extension of certain Acts to Berar.- (1) The Acts specified in the First Schedule and so much of any Act specified in the Second Schedule as relates to matters with respect to which the Central Legislature has power to make laws are hereby extended to, and shall be in force in, Berar; and in any enactment so extended, [* * * *] notwithstanding anything contained in clause (7) of section 3 of the General Clauses Act, 1897, any reference to [the States] shall be constructed as a reference to [the States] and Berar.
(2) The Acts specified in the Third Schedule shall be amended in the manner set forth in the second column of that Schedule.
3. Cesser of application of certain Acts to Berar.- The application, if any, to Berar, made by order under the Indian (Foreign Jurisdiction) Order in Council, 1902, of the Acts specified in the First Schedule, of so much of any Act specified in the Second Schedule as relates to matters with respect to which the Central Legislature has power to make laws, and of the Indian Cotton Cess Act, 1923, shall cease to have effect:
Provided that all appointments, delegations, notifications, orders, bye-laws, rules and regulations, which have been made or issued under, or in pursuance of, any provision of any of the said Acts as applied to Berar by order under the said order in Council, and which are in force at the commencement of this Act, shall be deemed to have been made or issued under or in pursuance of the corresponding provision of that Act as now extended to, and in force in, Berar.
4. Removal of doubt.- For the removal of doubt it is hereby declared that the Acts specified in the Forty Schedule have ceased to have effect and are repealed in Berar.
THE FIRST SCHEDULE
(See sections 2 (1) and 3)
Acts extended to Berar

Year
Number
Short title
1850
XIX
The Apprentices Act, 1850.
1850
XXI
The Caste Disabilities Removal Act, 1850.
1855
XIII
The Indian Fatal Accidents Act, 1855.
1855
XI
The European Deserters Act, 1856.
1856
XV
The Hindu Widows’ Re-marriage Act, 1856.
1860
XLV
The Indian Penal Code, 1860.
1864
III
The Foreigners Act, 1864.
1865
III
The Carriers Act, 1865.
1866
XI
The Native Converts’ Marriage Dissolution Act
1867
XXV
The Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867.
1869
IV
The Indian Divorce Act, 1869.
1872
I
The Indian Evidence Act, 1872.
1872
III
The Special Marriage Act, 1872.
1872
IX
The Indian Contract Act, 1872.
1872
XV
The Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872.
1872
V
The Government Savings Banks Act, 1873.
1873
X
The Indian Oaths Act, 1873.
1874
IX
The European Vagrancy Act, 1874.
1874
IX
The Indian Majority Act, 1875.
1875
XVIII
The Indian Law Reports Act, 1875.
1876
I
The Native Coinage Act, 1876.
1877
IX
The Specific Relief Act, 1877.
1878
VIII
The Sea Customs Act, 1878.
1879
XI
The Indian Arms Act, 1878.
1881
XVIII
The Legal Practitioners Act, 1879.
1882
XXVI
The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881.
1882
II
The Indian Trusts Act, 1882.
1882
XII
The Indian Salt Act, 1882.
1884
IV
The Indian Explosives Act, 1884.
1888
III
The Police Act, 1888.
1889
IV
The Indian Merchandise Marks Act, 1889.
1890
VIII
The Guardians and Wards Act, 1890.
1890
XI
The Prevention of Cruelly to Animals Act, 1890.
1891
XVIII
The Bankers’ Books Evidence Act, 1891
1898
V
The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898.
1901
II
The Indian Tolls (Army) Act, 1901.
1903
VII
The Indian Works of Defense Act, 1903
1903
XV
The Indian Extradition Act, 1903.
1904
VII
The Ancient Monuments Preservation Act, 1904
1905
IV
The-Indian Railway Board Act, 1905.
1906
III
The Indian Coinage Act, 1906.
1908
V
The Code of Civil Procedure 1908.
1908
VI
The Explosive Substances Act, 1908.
1908
IX
The Indian Limitation Act, 1908.
1908
XIV
The Indian Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908.
1909
IV
The Indian Registration Act, 1908.
1910
IV
The Whipping Act, 1909.
1910
IX
The Indian Electricity Act, 1910.
1911
II
The Indian Patents and Designs Act, 1911.
1912
VIII
The Indian Army Act, 1911.
1913
II
The Indian Lunacy Act, 1912.
1913
III
The Official Trustees Act, 1913.
1914
III
The Administrator Generals Act, 1913.
1916
VII
The Indian Copyright Act, 1914.
1917
II
The Indian Medical Degrees Act, 1916
1917
III
The Motor Spirit (Duties) Act, 1917.
1918
XXII
The Post Office Cash Certificates Act, 1917
1919
XII
The Bronze Coin (Legal Tender) Act, l919
1920
V
The Poisons Act, 1919.
1920
XIV
The Provincial Insolvency Act, 1920.
1920
XV
The Charitable and Religious Trusts Act, 1920
1920
XLVII
The Indian Red Cross Society Act, 1920.
1920
XLVIII
The Imperial Bank of India Act, 1920.
1920
XLIX
The Indian Territorial Force Act, 1920.
1921
XVIII
The Auxiliary Force Act, 1920
1922
XVIII
The Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act. 1921.
1922
XI
The Indian Income-tax Act, 1922.
1922
XII
The Indian Finance Act, 1922.
1922
[a] The Indian States (Protection against Disaffection) Act, 1922.
1923
IV
The Indian Mines Act, 1923.
1923
V
The Indian Boilers Act, 1923.
1923
VIII
The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923.
1923
XXIII
The Legal Practitioners (Women) Act, 1923.
1924
VI
The Criminal Tribes Act, 1924.
1925
XXXIX
The Indian Succession Act, 1925.
1926
XI
The Promissory Notes (Stamp) Act, 1926.
1926
XVI
The Indian Trade Unions Act, 1926.
1926
XXI
The Legal Practitioners (Fees) Act, 1926.
1926
XXXVIII
The Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926.
1929
VII
The Trade Disputes Act, 1929.
1929
XIX
The Child Marriage Restraint Act, 1929.
1930
II
The Dangerous Drugs Act, 1930.
1930
III
The Indian Sale of Goods Act, 1930.
1930
XVIII
The Silver (Excise Duty) Act, 1930.
1930
XIX
The Indian Companies (Amendment) Act, 1930.
1930
XXIV
The Indian Lac Cess Act, 1930.
1931
[a] The Indian Finance Act, 1931.
1931
[a] The Indian Finance (Supplementary and Extending) Act, 1931.
1931
XV
The Provisional Collection of Taxes Act, 1931.
1931
XXIII
The Indian Press (Emergency Powers) Act, 1931.
1932
IX
The Indian Partnership Act, 1932.
1932
XI
The Public Suits Validation Act, 1932.
1932
XII
The Foreign Relations Act, 1932.
1932
XIII
The Sugar Industry (Protection) Act, 1932.
1932
XXIII
The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1932.
1932
II
The Children (Pledging of Labor) Act, 1933.
1993
XVII
The Indian Finance Act, 1933.
1933
VII
The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933.
1933
XXVII
The Indian Medical Council Act, 1933.
1934
II
The Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.
1934
VIII
The Khaddar (Name Protection) Act, 1934.
1934
IX
The Indian Finance Act, 1934.
1934
XI
The Indian States (Protection) Act, 1934.
1934
XIV
The Sugar (Excise Duty) Act, 1934.
1934
XVI
The Matches (Excise Duty) Act, 1934.
1934
XX
The Indian Carriage by Air Act, 1934.
1934
XXII
The Indian Aircraft Act, 1934.
1934
XXIII
The Mechanical Lighters (Excise Duty) Act, 1934.
1934
XXV
The Factories Act, 1934.
1934
XXXI
The Iron and Steel Duties Act, 1934.
1934
XXXII
The Indian Tariff Act, 1934.
1934
XXXII
The Indian Finance Act 1935.
1935
[a] The Indian Finance Act, 1935.
1936
[a] The Indian Finance Act, 1936.
1936
III
The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936.
1936
IV
The Payment of Wages Act, 1936.
1936
XIV
The Geneva Convention Implementing Act, 1936.
1937
I
The Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act, 1937.
1937
VI
The Arbitration (Protocol and Convention) Act, 1937.
1937
[a] The Indian Finance Act, 1937.
THE SECOND SCHEDULE
[See sections 2 (1) and 3] Acts partially Extended to Berar

Year
Number
Short title
1843
V
The Indian Slavery Act, 1843.
1850
XII
The Public Accountants’ Default Act, 1850.
1850
XXXVII
The Public Servants (Inquiries) Act, 1850.
1855
XXIV
The Penal Servitude Act, 1855.
1870
VII
The Court-fees Act, 1870.
1881
XI
The Pensions Act, 1871.
1882
IV
The Municipal Taxation Act, 1881.
1885
XII
The Transfer of Property Act, 1882.
1886
VI
The Indian Telegraph Act, 1885.
1886
XI
The Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration
1890
XV
The Indian Tramways Act, 1886.
1890
VI
The Revenue Recovery Act, 1890.
1890
IX
The Charitable Endowments Act, 1890.
1895
XV
The Indian Railways Act, 1890.
1897
III
The Crown Grants Act, 1895.
1897
X
The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897.
1897
XIV
The General Clauses Act, 1897.
1898
VI
The Indian Short Titles Act, 1897.
1899
II
The Indian Post Office Act, 1898.
1899
IV
The Indian Stamp Act, 1899.
1913
VI
The Government Buildings Act, 1899.
1914
IX
The Indian Companies Act, 1913.
1916
XV
The Local Authorities Loans Act, 1914.
1917
V
The Hindu Disposition of Property Act, 1916.
1918
II
The Destruction of Records Act, 1917.
1918
II
The Cinematograph Act, 1918.
1920
X
The Indian Securities Act, 1920.
1920
XXXIX
The Indian Elections Offences and Inquiries Act, 1920.
1923
III
The Cotton Transport Act, 1923.
1923
XIX
The Indian Official Secrets Act, 1923.
1924
XIII
The Indian (Specified Instruments) Stamp Act, 1924.
1925
IV
The Indian Soldiers (Litigation) Act, 1925.
1925
XII
The Cotton Ginning and Pressing Factories Act, 1925.
1925
XIX
The Provident Funds Act, 1925.
1927
XVI
The Indian Forest Act, 1927.
1928
XII
The Hindu Inheritance (Removal of Disabilities) Act, 1828
1929
II
The Hindu Law of Inheritance (Amendment) Act, 1929.
1930
XXX
The Hindu Gains of Learning Act, 1930.
1936
V
The Decrees and Orders Validating Act, 1936.
THE THIRD SCHEDULE
[See Section 2 (2)] Acts Amended (Amendments were made in C.P.C. 1908 and Lim. Act 1908)

[Not printed] THE FOURTH SCHEDULE
(See section 4)
Acts which have ceased to have effect and are repeaeed in Berar

Year
Number
Short title
1841
XIX
The Succession (Property Protection) Act, 1841.
1847
XX
The Indian Copyright Act, 1847.
1860
IX
The Employers and Workmen (Disputes) Act, 1860.
1865
X
The Indian Succession Act, 1865.
1865
XXI
The Parsi Intestate Succession Act, 1865.
1881
V
The Probate and Administration Act, 1881.
1861
VI
The District Delegates Act, 1881.
1889
VII
The Succession Certificate Act, 1889.
1911
XII
The Indian Factories Act, 1911.
1912
V
The Provident Insurance Societies Act, 1912.
1912
VI
The Indian Life Assurance Companies Act, 1912.
1914
VIII
The Indian Motor Vehicles Act, 1914
1919
X
The Excess Profits Duty Act, 1919.
1923
X
The Indian Paper Currency Act, 1923
1926
XIX
The Indian Finance Act, 1926.
1927
V
The Indian Finance Act, 1927
1928
XX
The Indian Insurance Companies Act, 1928.
1929
X
The Indian Census Act, 1929.
1933
XIII
The Safeguarding of Industries Act, 1933.
1935
[a] The Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1935.
1936
I
The Italian Loans and Credits Prohibition Act, 1936.

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