Official Language, Bengali, English
to pt-uvide for the odclptiot~ of rlle Be
gnli lang~rc~ge crs tile lat~gtr[/ge ro be irsed for- flre oficicrl pruposes of tile Utlio~r Tct-tditory of TI-ip~ri-n incllrdittg prcrpcwe.7 of legislnrion. Be il enacted by thc Legislalive Assembly of Tripura in the Fifteenth Year of the Republic of India as follows :- Shorl titIe 1. (I) This Act nlay be called the Tripura Official Language and cslcnt. t, 19~.
(2) It extends to the whole of the Union Territory of Tripurn.
Language to 2, (1 ) With effect from such date as thc ‘[State Government may, by
be ‘Or notification in the Official Gazcttc, appoint in this behiilf, ?[the Bengali officiaI
purposes ur language and the Kak-Barak language] shall, subject 10 the provisions of
(hcunion section 34 of the Government of Union Territories Acr, 1963, be the
Tripura. language Lo be used for all or ilny ui [he official purposes of the “State of
Tripura, and different datcs mils be appointed for dilierenr official purposes 20 of 1963.
or for different areas in the -‘[Slate oi Tripura :
Provided that the issue of any such nolificarion shall be without
prejudice to the use of any lauguage other than [he Bengali language which is
aulhorised by or under any law for the rime being in force to be used for any
purpose in any of he civil or criminal courts within the 5[State of Tripulna.
(2) Notwithstanding the issue of any notiiicarion under subsection (I),
(a) [he English language miry continue to be used, in addition
LO the Bengali language, foi- those official purposes wirhin
the b[Srate of Tripura for which it was being used
I. S~rbs~ilr~lcrl I?’ llrc Nu’rrrlh-Eusr~’rrr Arcns (Rcoryurtitr~rio~~) (Triprrru) Adr~prorirrrz uJ Lrr~t’~ #mhr:
1973, n-.c.J 21. 1. 1972.
l~srirlrrr,rl b!~ fhc Triptrrfl Offirin1 Lnrrgr~nge (Arrrrri~rr~r~r) Ar-I. 1979. tr:cJ IY. 5. IY7Y.
- Slibsti/l~f~*d, ihid.
- St~.bs~ifttfc~l, ibid.
- Strhsriftlfed, ihid.
- SII/~.TI;IIIIC~, illid,
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