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THE BIHAR AND WEST BENGAL (TRANSFER OF TERRITORIES) ACT, 1956

Title : THE BIHAR AND WEST BENGAL (TRANSFER OF TERRITORIES) ACT, 1956

Year : 1956



(1) As from the appointed day, any Act passed by the Legislature of West Bengal before that day for the appropriation of any money out of the Consolidated Fund of the State to meet any expenditure in respect of any part of the financial year 1956-57 shall have effect also in relation to the transferred territories, and it shall be lawful for the State Government to spend any amount in those territories out of the amount authorized by such Act to be expended for any service in that State.

(2) The Governor of West Bengal may, after the appointed day, authorize such expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of the State as he deems necessary for any purpose or service in the transferred territories for any period not extending beyond the 31st day of March, 1957.



Section 3 of the Union Duties of Excise (Distribution) Act, 1953, (3 of 1953.) and paragraphs 3, 4 and 5 of the Constitution (Distribution of Revenues) Order, 1953, shall, in respect of the financial year 1956-57 have effect subject to such modifications as the President may, by notified order, specify having regard to the transfer of territories effected by section 3 of this Act.
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