Indian Bare Acts

THE OFFICIAL TRUSTEES ACT, 1913

Title : THE OFFICIAL TRUSTEES ACT, 1913

Year : 1913

[Act, No. 2 of 1913]
[27th February, 1913]



PREAMBLE


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WHEREAS it is expedient to consolidate and amend the law constituting the office of the Official Trustee;

It is hereby enacted as follows:-

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1. Preamble omitted by the Official Trustees (Amendment) Act, 1964, w.e.f. 25-12-1964.

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(1) This Act may be called the Official Trustees Act, 1913. s{ Subs by the A. O. 1950 for the former sub- section. }

[(2) It extends to the whole of India1[***]

(3) It shall come into force on such dated as the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette, may direct. { The 1st April, 1914, see Gazette of India, 1914, Pt. I, p. 365. }

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1. Words "except the state of Jammu and Kashmir" omitted by Act 25 of 1968 w.e.f. 15-08-1968.

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In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-

(1) "Government" or "the Government" means, in relation to a State, the State Government and, in relation to a Union territory, the Central Government.

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(3) "Prescribed " means prescribed by rules under this Act. ]

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1. Clause (2) of section 2 omitted by the Official Trustees (Amendment), Act, 1964, w.e.f. 25-12-1964.

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The High Court shall, in respect of proceedings instituted by or against the Official Trustee under this Act or the Indian Trusts Act, 1882 (2 of 1882), be a competent Court throughout the territories in relation to which it exercises civil appellate jurisdiction:

Provided that nothing in this section shall be construed as affecting the jurisdiction of any district court.

3A - Extent of jurisdiction of High Courts

[Rep.] by the Adaptation of Laws (No.2) Order, 1956.

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1 Inserted by the Official Trustees (Amendment), Act, 1964, w.e.f. 25-12-1964.

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