Act, Administrator, Pondicherry

An Act to extend certain Central Acts to the Union territory of Pondicherry.
BE it enzcted by Parliament in the Nineteenth Year of the Republic
of India as follows :-
Short title.

  1. This Act may be called the Pondicherry (Extension of Laws)
    Act. 1968.
  2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requiresy-
    (a) “Act” means an Act or the 0.dinance specified in the Schedule;
    (b) “Administrator” means the Administrator of Pondicherry
    appointed by the President under article 239 of the constitution ;
    (c) 5: Pondicherry “means the Union territory of ~ondicheq,
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    dfdf-NI-En tension witk amendme?ttsof certainInlvs to Pondicherry
    and their conzmence~nenttherein.
  3. (1) The Acts specified in Part I of the Schedule as they are
    generzlly in force in the territories to which they extend and the Acts
    specified in Part I1 of the Schedule as they were in foice on the 1st day
    of August, 1966, in the State or Union territory mentioned thereagainst
    shali extend to Pondicherry, subject to the modificntio:~~, if cny, zpecified
    ln the Schedule.
    (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (I), or
    in the relevant provision, if any, of each such Act for the commence-
    ment thereof, the provisions of each scch Act shdl cone into force in
    Pondicherry on such date as the Adixinistrator may, by notification in
    the Official Gazette, appoint :
    Provided that different dates may be appointed for different
    provisions of any Act and any reference in any such provision to the
    commencement of the Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming
    :I~Qforw of thst provision,
    Repeal anJ savfng
  4. (1) Any law in force in Pondicherry or any area thereof corres-
    ponding to any Act referred to in sub-section (I) of section 3 or any
    part thereof (except in so far as such law continues to be applicable
    to Renoncants) shall stand repealed as from the coming into force of
    such Act in Pondicherry.
    (2) Nothing in sub-section (1) shall affect-
    (a) the previous operation of any law so repealed or anything
    duly done or suffered thereunder ; or
    (b) any right, privilege, obligation or liability acquired,
    accrued or incurred under any law so repealed ; or
    nyoffkce &mmitted aidnst any ‘law go rebialed ; or
    (c) any penalty, forfeiture or punishment incurred in respect
    id2(d) any investigation, legal proceeding or rem~dyin respect
    of any such right, privilege, obligati& liability, penalty, forfeiture
    or punishment as aforesaid,
    and any such investigation, legal proceeding or remedy may be instituted,
    continued or enforced and any such penalty, forfeiture or punishment
    may be imposed as if this Act had not been passcd :
    Provided that anything done or any action taken (including any
    appointment or delegation made, notification, instruction or direction
    issued, form, bye-law or scheme framed, certificate obtained, permit or
    licence granted, or registration effected) under any such law, shall be
    deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provision of
    the Act extended to Pondicherry by this Act and shall continue to be
    in force accordingly unless and until superseded by anything done or
    any action taken under the said Act.

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