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THE HIMACHAL PRADESH AND BILASPUR (NEW STATE) ACT, 1954

Title : THE HIMACHAL PRADESH AND BILASPUR (NEW STATE) ACT, 1954

Year : 1954



As from the commencement of this Act there shall be formed by uniting the existing States a new Part C State to be known as the State of Himachal Pradesh (hereafter in this Act referred to as the "new State").



In the First Schedule to the Constitution, in Part C-

(a) Under the heading "Names of States"-

(i) Entry "3. Bilaspur" shall be omitted; and

(ii) Entries 4 to 10 shall be renumbered as entries 3 to 9 respectively;

(b) Under the heading "Territories of States", after the first paragraph the following paragraph shall be inserted, namely:-

"The territory of the State of Himachal Pradesh shall comprise the territories which immediately before the commencement of the Himachal Pradesh and Bilaspur (New State) Act, 1954 were com -prised in the States of Bilaspur and Himachal Pradesh.
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