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THE GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI ACT, 1991

Title : THE GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI ACT, 1991

Year : 1991

[ACT NO. 1 OF 1992.]
[2nd January, 1992.]


An Act to supplement the provisions of the Constitution relating to the Legislative Assembly and a Council of Ministers for the National Capital Territory of Delhi and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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

PART I
PRELIMINARY



(1) This Act may be called the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991.

(2) It shall come INTO force on such date1* as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint:

Provided that different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming INTO force of that provision.

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1. Section 2,3,38,39,40 and 43 came into force on 1st February , 1992. (Gazette of India - Extraordinary, Part II, Sec.3 dated 31st January, 1992) Sections 4 to 37 (both inclusive), 41 to 45 (both inclusive), 49 to 52 (both inclusive), 54 and 55 came into force on 2nd October, 1993. (Gazette of India - Extraordinary, Part II, Sec.3 dated 30th September, 1993)

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In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Article" means an article of the Constitution;

(b) "Assembly constituency" means a constituency provided under this Act for the purpose of elections to the Legislative Assembly;

(c) "Capital" means the National Capital Territory of Delhi;

(d) "Election Commission" means the Election Commission referred to in article 324;

(e) "Legislative Assembly" means the Legislative Assembly of the National Capital Territory of Delhi;

(f) "Scheduled Castes",in relation to the Capital,means such castes, races or tribes or parts of or groups within such castes, races or tribes as are deemed under article 341 to be Scheduled Castes in relation to the Capital.

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