Cooch Behar, State Law
An Act ro assi~ailatecerlai~rState laws it1 force ill Cooch Behor lo !he
State laws in force it1 he reIr of Wesr Bengal.
WHERE~Si~is expedienr lo assimilate cerlain Slate laws in force in
Cooch Behar to he State laws in force in the rest of Wcsl Bcngal;
It is hereby enac~edas follows:-
- (1) This Acl may be called the Cooch Behar (Assimilation of
Slarc Laws) Act, 1950.
(2) It shall come into ?lorce on such dare the Srarc Govcmmcn~
may, by no~ificationin the Oficial Gazerre. appoint.
(a) “appointed day” means he dale oppoinrcd under sub-
section (2) of section 1 Tor the coming into force of his
(b) “Cooch Behar” rneans the merged lerrirory of Cooch Bchar
in the Slate ofWcst Bengal;
(c) “Stale law.” mcans so much of any Act, Ordinance,
Regulation, rulc, order or by-law xrclarcs 10 any or the
mnrlcrs cnumcratrd in Lis~LI in heSevenlh Schedutc lo
thc Consu~ulionof India.
- (1) All S~alclaws which imrnrdialzly berort: tl~cappointed day
cxtcnd to, or arc in force in the State of West Bengal, hur no1 cx~cnd
LO.or are not in force in, Cooch Behar shall, ufrom hatday, cxtend to,
or i~s(lie case may be, comc into force in,Coouh Bchar.
(1) All Sratc laws which. irnmcdiarcly bcrorc he appointed day, are
in hrcc in Cooch Bchar bu~not in he rest of West Bengal shall on thal
day cease to bc in force in Cooch Bchar, cxccpt ;arcspccts 111ingsdune
or ornitlcd lo bc donc bcforc tha~day.
]For Slarcmel~rOF Objccls and Rcasons. .re< thc Cr~lclrrrrrGrrreite. Errrrrr~rt
rrn~, da~c-drhr: ?2nd Sc’pre~nbcr.1950. Par1 IV,page 127 1; rnr Prouecdings of rhc WCVI Brngal Lcpis1alir.c Assembly, see rhc Prmxcdinp of rhc ~rlcuringof lhu \VCSI Bcnt
Lgislnlir.eAswn~bly,hcld on lhe4lhOctubcr. 1950.
ThisXclcuw inro forcc OII ihc 151Jmu.uy. 195 1. 1,irleNoliIicariunNo.7497J.,darcd ~hc
18d1 Dcccnlbcr, 1’150. publishtd in thc Crrlulr~ttiGnzr~tc,dalrd Ihc 78th Ikscrnkr. 1YSU.
Par! I. page 2260.5.[West Ben. Act
The Coocl~Behar (Assi~oil~~tio~r of SI~II~ law:^) Acr, 1950.
(3) Nolrvithsranding anything con~ainedin sub-sections (I) and (2),
the Cooch Beliar Acrs specificd in Schcdulc I as in force in Cooch Behar
imn~edialelybefore the appointed day sllall cnn~inuclo bc in forcc therein
arm the said date subject to thc adaprarions spcificd in [hat Schcdulc,
and lhc Sla~claws specified in Schedule I1 shnIl no[ cxrcnd lo. or comc
inlo force in, Cooch Bchar ‘[or such part hereof as may be specified in
Provided that the S~aleGovcrnmcnl may, by notificarion in the
OfJicinl Gazette, appoint a dale on which any of thc Acls spccificd in
Schedule I shall ccasc to bc in force and any of the Acts specified in
Schcdulc II shall cx~cndIn, or come into forcc in,Cooch Bchar.
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