Central Act Amendment, The Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867
An Act further to amend the Press and Registration of
Books Act, 1867, in its application to the “[State of
WHEREASit is expedient further to amend the Prss and
Registration of Books Act, 1867 (Central Act XXV of
1867), in its application to the 3[Statc of Tamil Nadu]
for.the purpose hereinafter appearing;
BE it enacted in the Eleventh Year of the Republic of
India as follows :–
- (1) This Act may be called the Press and Registration Short title and
of Books (‘[Tamil Nadu] Amendment) Act, 1960. extent.
(2) It extends to the whole of the 3[State of Tamil
2 After sub-section (2) of section 4 of the. l’ress and Amendment of
Registration of Books Act, 1567 (Central Act XXV of section 4,
1S67), the following *.ub-section shall be add^ (1, nan~ely:—
XV of 1867.
1 These words were substituted for the word “Madras ” by +’w
Tc,lllii Nadu Adaptation of Laws Order, 1969, as am:r;ded by the
Tamil Nadu Adaptation of L.aws (Second Amendment) Order, 1969.
2 For Statement of Objects and Reasons, see Fort St. George
Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 14th December 1959, Part IV-A,
a This expression was substituted for the expressi~l:”Statc of
Madras ” bjthe Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws Order, 1969, as
amended by the Tamil Nadu .Adaptation of Laws (Second Amend-
ment) Order, 1969.
- The amendment made by Tan12 Nadu Act 14 of 1960 was
extended to the added territories by section 4 of, adthe Secoud
Schedule to, the Tamil Nadu (Added Territories) Extei;s:on of I.aws
Ac!, 1962 (Tan~ilNadu Act 14 of 1962).464 Press and Registrution of Books [I960 :T.N. Act 14
“(3) (a) Where any press in respect of which a
declara .ion has been made under this section-
(i) does not commence the printing of books
or papers, within a period of three months of such declara-
tion, such declaration shall be void ; or .
(il) having commenced such printing within the
period mentioned in sub-clause (i), has ceased the printing
of books and papers for a period exceeding three months,
such declzration shall ccase to have effect.
(b) No press in respect of which a declaration made
under this sstion has, under clause (a) become void or
ceased to have effect, shall commence, or as the case may
be, recommence, the printing of books or papers, without
a nzw declaration having been made.”
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