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THE STATE OF NAGALAND ACT, 1962

Title : THE STATE OF NAGALAND ACT, 1962

Year : 1962

[Act, No. 27 of 1962]
[4th September, 1962]

PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for the formation of the State of Nagaland and for matters connected therewith.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Thirteenth year of the Republic of India as follows:-



This Act may be called The State of Nagaland Act, 1962.



In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Appointed day" means the day which the Central Government may, by notifiation in the Official Gazette, appoint1*;

(b) "Article" means an Article of the Constitution;

(c) "Assembly constituency" and "parliamentary constituency" have the same meanings as in the Representation of the People Act, 1950;

(d) "Law" includes any enactment, ordinance, regulation, order, bye-law, rule, scheme, notification or other instrument or custom or usage having the force of law;

(e) "Naga Hills-Tuensang Area" means the Naga Hills-Tuensang Area specified in Part B of the Table appended to paragraph 20 of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution, comprising the areas which at the commencement of the Constitution were known as the Naga-Hills District and the Naga Tribal Area;

(f) "Regional council" means the regional council referred to in Art. 371-A.

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1. Date appointed is 1-12-1963.

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