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THE STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH ACT, 1970

Title : THE STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH ACT, 1970

Year : 1970

[Act, No. 53 of 1970]
[25th December, 1970]

PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for the establishment of the State of Himachal Pradesh and for matters connected therewith.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows :-



This Act may be called The State of Himachal Pradesh Act, 1970.


In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Administrator" means the administrator appointed by the President under Article 239 of the Constitution;

(b) "Appointed day" means the day which the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint;1*

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

(d) "Election Commission" means the Election Commission appointed by the President under article 324;

(e) "Existing Union territory of Himachal Pradesh" means the Union territory of Himachal Pradesh as existing immediately before the appointed day;

(f) "Law" includes any enactment, ordinance, regulation, order, bye-law, rule, scheme, notification or other instrument I having, immediately before the appointed day, the force of law in the whole or any part of the existing Union territory of Himachal Pradesh;

(g) "Sitting member," in relation to either House of Parliament or of the Legislative Assembly of the existing Union Territory of Himachal Pradesh, means a person who, immediately before the appointed day, is a member of that House or that Assembly;

(h) "Treasury" includes a sub-treasury.

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1. 25-1-1971 is the appointed day.

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