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THE ANDHRA PRADESH AND MADRAS (ALTERATION OF BOUNDARIES) ACT, 1959

Title : THE ANDHRA PRADESH AND MADRAS (ALTERATION OF BOUNDARIES) ACT, 1959

Year : 1959

ACT NO. 56 OF 1959.
[24th December, 1959]


An Act to provide for the alteration of boundaries of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Madras and for matters connected therewith.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Tenth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

PART I
PRELIMINARY



(1) This Act may be called the Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959.

(2) It shall come into force on such date 1* as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

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1. 1st April 1960. See Notification No. S. O. 2863, dated 29th December, 1959, Gazette of India, Extraordinary, 1959, Pt. II, Sec. 3.(ii), p. 611.532.

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In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Appointed day"means the date appointed under sub-section(2) of section 1 for the coming into force of this Act;

(b) "Assembly constituency", "council constituency" and "parliamentary constituency" have the same meanings as in the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (43 of 1950)

(c) "Law" includes any enactment, ordinance, regulation, order, bye- law, rule, scheme, notification or other instrument having the force of law in the whole or in any part of Andhra Pradesh or Madras;

(d)"Notified order"means an order published in the Official Gazette;

(e) "Sitting member", in relation to either House of Parliament or of the Legislature of a State, means a person who,immediately before the appointed day, is a member of that House;

(f) "Transferred territories" means-

(i) In relation to the State of Andhra Pradesh, the territories specified in the Second Schedule and transferred from that State to Madras, and

(ii) In relation to the State of Madras, the territories specified in the First Schedule and transferred from that State to Andhra Pradesh;

(g) "Treasury" includes a sub-treasury;

(h) Any reference to a district, taluk, firka, village or other territorial division of a State shall be construed as a reference to the area comprised within that territorial division on the 1st day of July, 1957.
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