Indian Bare Acts

THE ADMINISTRATOR-GENERALS ACT, 1913

Title : THE ADMINISTRATOR-GENERALS ACT, 1913

Year : 1913

[ACT NO. 2 OF 1913.]1*

[27th February, 1913.]

An Act to consolidate and amend the Law constituting the office of
Official Trustee.

2*** It is hereby enacted as follows:-

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1 This Act has been amended in its application to the former
Province of Bengal by the Official Trustees (Bengal Amendment) Act,1940 (Ben. 12 of 1940) and by the Official Trustees (Bengal Amendment)Act, 1941 (Ben. 1 of 1941). It has been extended to Berar by the BerarLaws Act, 1941 (4 of 1941), and to Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Reg. 6 of 1963, s.

2 and Sch. 1.2 Preamble omitted by Act 48 of 1964, s. 2.

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PART I

PRELIMINARY




(1) This Act may be called the Official Trustees Act, 1913.

1*[(2) It extends to the whole of India 2***.]

(3) It shall come into force on such date 3* as the Central
Government, by notification in the Official Gazette, may direct.

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1 Subs. by the A. O. 1950 for the former sub-section.

2 The words "except the State of Jammu and Kashmir" omitted by the Act 25 of 1968, s. 2 and Sch. (w.e.f. 15-8-1968).

3 The 1st April, 1914, see Gazette of India, 1914, Pt. I, p. 365.

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In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-

(1) "Government" or "the Government" means, in relation to a
State, the State Government and, in relation to a Union territory, the Central Government.

2* * * * *

(3) "Prescribed" means prescribed by rules under this Act.]

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1 Subs. by the Adaptation of Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956, for the former section.

2 Cl. (2) omitted by Act 48 of 1964, s. 3.

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The High Court shall, in respect of proceedings instituted by or against the Official Trustee under this Act or the Indian Trusts
Act, 1882 (2 of 1882) be a competent Court throughout the territories in relation to which it exercises civil appellate jurisdiction:

Provided the nothing in this section shall be construed as affecting the jurisdiction of any district court.]

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1 Ins. by s. 4, ibid. Original s. 3 was rep. by the Adaptation of
Laws (No. 2) Order, 1956.

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