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THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR SAFAI KARAMCHARIS Act, 1993

Title : THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR SAFAI KARAMCHARIS Act, 1993

Year : 1993

(Act, No. 64 of 1993)
[4th September, 1993]

PREAMBLE

An Act to constitute a National Commission for Safai Karamcharis and to provide for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

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



(1) This Act may be called the National Commission for Safai Karmachari Act, 1993.

(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

(3) It shall come into force on such date1*as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

(4) It shall cease to have effect after the2*[29th day of February, 2004], except as respects things done or omitted to be done before such cesser, and upon such cesser section 6 of the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897), shall apply as if this Act had then been repealed by a Central Act.

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1.Came into force on 12th August, 1994, vide S.O. 591 (E), dated 12th August, 1994, published in the Gazette of India, Extra., Pt. II. See. 3(ii), dated 12th August, 1994.

2.Substituted for "31st day of March 2002" by the National Commission for Safai Karmcharis (Amdt) Act, 2001 w.e.f. 13.12.2001.

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In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Commission;

(b) "Commission" means the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis constituted under section 3;

(c) "Member" means a Member of the Commission;

(d) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;

(e) "Safai Karamchari" means a person engaged in, or employed for, manually carrying human excreta or any sanitation work;

(f) "Vice Chairperson" means the Vice-Chairperson of the Commission.


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