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THE STATE OF NAGALAND ACT, 1962

Title : THE STATE OF NAGALAND ACT, 1962

Year : 1962



(1) As from the appointed day, there shall be formed a new State to be known as the State of Nagaland comprising the territories which immediately before that day were comprised in the Naga Hills-Tuensang Area and thereupon the said territories shall cease to form part of the State of Assam.

(2) Without prejudice to the power of the State Government to alter the appointed day1*, the name, extent or boundaries of any district, the State of Nagaland shall consist of three districts to be called the Kohima district, Mokochung district and Tuensang district, each comprising the areas respectively set out in the Schedule.

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1. That is, 1-12-1963.

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As from the appointed day, in the First Schedule to the Constitution, under the heading "I,

THE STATES"-

(a) In the paragraph relating to the territories of the State of Assam, the following shall be added at the end, namely :-

"and the territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 3 of the State of Nagaland Act. 1962";

(b) After entry 15, the following entry shall be inserted, namely :—

"16. Nagaland..... The territories specified in sub-section (1) of section 4 of the State of Nagaland Act, 1962".
 



As from the appointed day, in the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution-

(a) In paragraph 20-

(i) Sub-paragraph (2B) shall be omitted.

(ii) In sub-paragraph (3), the brackets and words "(other than the Naga Hills-Tuensang Area)" shall be omitted;

(b) In the Table appended to paragraph 20, in Part B, the item "2. The Naga Hills-Tuensang Area" shall be omitted.
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