Added Territory, District Development Councils Act, Existing Law, Panchayat

An Act to extend the l[Tamii Nadu] district Development
Councils Act, 1958and the l[Tamil Nadu] Pauchagats
Act, 1958 to the added territory in the 3[State of Tamil
Nadu] .
WHEREASit is expedient to extend the ‘[Tamil Nadul
Di strici Development C~uncilsAct, 1958 (l~arnil
Nadu] Act XVIIl of 1958) and the ‘[Tamil NauJ
panchayats Act, 1958 (l[Tamil N~~du] Act of’
1958) to the added territory in the 3[Stzte of Tamil
Be it enp.cted in the Twelfth Year of the Republic OF
India 2’s follo\vs :-
Sorttitle 1. (1) Thi. Act may be called the l[Tamil Naou] Dil-
and corn- trict Developinent Councils and Panchayats (Extension,
Fernentito Added l’erritory) Act, 1961.
(2) It shall come into force on such date as the State
govern me^t may, by nolification, appoint.
f These wor.?.~were substitt ted for the word “Madras” by tk
Tamil Nadu A-‘aptation of Laws Ocder, 1969, as amended by the
Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws (Second Amendment) Order,1969,
t For Statement of Objects and Reasons, See Fort st; Geow.
Gazette Extraordinary, dated- the 26th August 1961, Part fV-Sk.
tion 3, pages 319-320 .
a This expression was sub!ituted for ths expression “State of
Madras” by the Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws Order, 1969, as;
amended by the Tamil Nadu Adaptation of Laws (Second Amend-
ment) Order, 196!JOa1961 :T.N. Act 251 District Development Corrncils 719
and Pmchayulir~;(Extension to

  1. In this Act, unless the context otherwise req,uires.– Definitioas,
    (a) “added territorywmeans the, tenitorie: speci-
    lied in the Second Scheduleto the Ahdhra Pradesh and

Madras (Alteratio? of Boundaries) Act, 1959 (Cen tt al

Act 56 of 1959) ;
‘ force of this Act ;
(g) c*appointedday” m~ansthe date appointed
under sub-sectio :(2) of section 1 for the coming ilito
(c) c’Di~tri~t Deveiopment Councils Act” means the
l[Tnmil Nadu] District Development Councils Act, 1958
11Tamil ~rdu]Act XVIII of 1958);
(d) ‘existing law’ means any law, Ordinence, Proclama-
tion, regulation, order, by-law or rules passed cr made
before the appointed day, by Parliament, or by any Legis
latwe, authority or person having power tc makc such
a law, Ordinanse, Prc clamation, regulation, order, by-
law or rule;

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