National Commission for Women, Women
THE TRIPURA COMMISSION FOR WOMEN ACT, 1993
toprovide for the constitution of a State Level Commissionfor won?enand
for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto
Whereas it is expedient to provide for the constitution of a State
level Commission for women and for matters connected therewith or
It is hereby enacted in the Forty-fourth Year of the Republic of India,
by the Legislative Assembly of Tripura, as follows :-
Short title, 1. (I) This Act may be called the Tripura Commission for women
extent and Act, 1993.
(2) It extends to the whole of Tripura.
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the State Government
may by notification in the official Gazette appoint.
Definitions. 2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, –
(a) “Commission”means the Tripura Commission for women
constituted under section 3 ;
(b) “Member” means Member of the Commission and
include the Member Secretary ;
(c) “National Commission for women” means the National
Commission for women constituted under section 3 of
the National Commission for women Act, 1990 ;
(d) “Prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this
(e) “Women” includes adolescent girl or female child.
Constitutionof 3. (1) The State Government shall, within a period of three months
Commission- from the date of coming into force of this Act, by notification in the official
Gazette constitute a body to be known as the Tripura Commission for Women.
(2) The Commission shall consist of-
(a) (i) a Chairperson,and
(ii) a Vice-Chairperson,
(b) ‘[five members] to be appointed by the State Government
from amongst the persons of ability and integrity who
have served the cause of women or have had experience
in law or administration of matters concerning the
advancement of women or leadership of any trade union
or voluntary organisation for Women for protection and
promotion of common interest of women, of whom at
(i) one shall be a member of a Scheduled Caste, and
(ii) one shall be a member of Scheduled Tribe ;
(c) an officer of the State Government who shall be the
Term of 4.
The Chairperson or the Vice-Chairperson or a Member, other
Vice Chair- (2) The Chairperson or the Vice-Chairperson or a Member, other
person and than the Member-Secretary, may at any time resign his office by writing
and than the Member-Secretary,shall hold office for such period, not exceeding
2[threeyears], as may be specified by the State Government in this behalf.
under his hand addressed to the State Government.
I. Subsriru~rrlI)y Tlze Tripuro Coniiirissionfor Wozrien ( Secorzd Atnenrlmenr) Act. 1999, w.e.j:3 1.3 1999.
- Sub~\iituieriibirl.(3) The StateGovernment shall remove aperson from the office of Chair-
person or Vice-Chairpersonor Member, other than the Member Secretary, if that
(a) becomes an undischarged insolvent ;or
(b) gets convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for an offence
which, in the opinion of the State Government, involves moral
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