General Clauses Act
THE TRAVANCORE-COCHIN INTERPRETATION AND GENERAL CLAUSES
(AMENDMENT) ACT, 1956
(No. VIII of 1956)
ENACTED BY THE PRESIDENT IN THE SEVENTH YEAR OF THE REPUBLIC OF
An Act to amend the Travancore-Cochin Interpretation and General Clauses Act, 1125
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 3 of the Travancore-Cochin State
Legislature (Delegation of Powers) Act, 1956 (29 of 1956), the President is pleased to
enact as follows:-
1.Short title.-This Act may be called the Travancore-Cochin Interpretation and General
Clauses (Amendment) Act, 1956.
2.Amendment of section 2.-In clause (3) of section 2 of the Travancore-Cochin
Interpretation and General Clauses Act 1125 (VII of 1125) (hereinafter referred to as the
principal Act), for the words “and a Proclamaton”, the words “a Proclamation and a
President’s Act” shall be substituted.
3.Amendment of section 3.-For sub-section (1) of section 3 of the principal Act, the
following sub-section shall be substituted, namely:-
“(1) Where any Act is not expressed to come into operation on a particular day,
then it shall come into operation on the day on which the Act is first published in the
Gazette after it receives the assent of the Rajpramukh or the President, as the case may
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