Title : THE UTTAR PRADESH REORGANISATION ACT, 2000 Year : 1962
LEGAL AND MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
85.Amendment of section 15 of Act 37 of 1956.85. Amendment of section 15 of Act 37 of 1956.-On and from the appointed day, in section 15 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956.(U.P. Act 1 of 1961), in clause (b), for the words "Uttar Pradesh and
Madhya Pradesh", the words "Uttar Pradesh, Uttarancha and Madhya
Pradesh" shall be substituted.
86.Territorial extent of laws.
86. Territorial extent of laws.-The provisions of Part II shall not be deemed to have affected any change in the territories to which the
Uttar Pradesh Imposition of Ceiling of Land Holding Act, 1961 and any other law in force immediately before the appo nted day, extends or applies, and territorial references in any such law to the State of
Uttar Pradesh shall, until otherwise provided by a competent
Legislature or other competent authority be construed as meaning the territories within the existing Sta e of Uttar Pradesh before the appointed day.
87.Power to adopt laws.
87. Power to adapt laws.-For the purpose of facilitating the application in relation to the State of Uttar Pradesh or Uttaranchal of any law made before the appointed day, the appropriate Government may, before the expiration of two years from that day, y order, make such adaptations and modifications of the law, whether by way of repeal or amendment, as may be necessary or expedient, and thereupon every such law shall have effect subject to the adaptations and modifications so made until altered, repea ed or amended by a competent Legislature or other competent authority.
Explanation.-In this section, the expression "appropriate Government"
means as respects any law relating to a matter enumerated in the Union
List, the Central Government, and as respects any other law in its application to a State, the State Government.
88.Power to construe laws.
88. Power to construe laws.-Notwithstanding that no provision or insufficient provision has been made under section 87 for the adaptation of a law made before the appointed day, any court, tribunal or authority, required or empowered to enforce such law ay, for the purpose of facilitating its application in relation to the State of
Uttar Pradesh or Uttaranchal, construe the law in such manner, without affecting the substance, as may be necessary or proper in regard to the matter before the court, tribu al or authority.
89.Power to name authorities, etc., for exercising statutory functions.
89. Power to name authorities, etc., for exercising statutory functions.-The Government of the State of Uttaranchal, as respects the transferred territory may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify the authority, officer or person who, on or a ter the appointed day, shall be competent to exercise such functions exercisable under any law in force on that day as may be mentioned in that notification and such law shall have effect accordingly.
90. Legal proceedings.-Where, immediately before the appointed day, the existing State of Uttar Pradesh is a party to any legal proceedings with respect to any property, rights or liabilities subject to apportionment between the States of Uttar Pradesh a d
Uttaranchal under this Act, the State of Uttar Pradesh or Uttaranchal which succeeds to, or acquires a share in, that property or those rights or liabilities by virtue of any provision of this Act shall be deemed to be substituted for the existing Stat of Uttar Pradesh or added as a party to those proceedings, and the proceedings may continue accordingly.
91.Transfer of pending proceedings.
91. Transfer of pending proceedings.-(1) Every proceeding pending immediately before the appointed day before a court (other than High
Court), tribunal, authority or officer in any area which on that day falls within the State of Uttar Pradesh shall, if t is a proceeding relating exclusively to the territory, which as from that day are the territories of Uttaranchal State, stand transferred to the corresponding court, tribunal, authority or officer of that State.
(2) If any question arises as to whether any proceeding should stand transferred under sub-section (1) it shall be referred to the High
Court at Allahabad and the decision of that High Court shall be final.
(3) In this section-
(a) "proceeding includes any suit, case or appeal; and
(b) "corresponding court, tribunal, authority or officer in the
State of Uttaranchal means-
(i) the court, tribunal, authority or officer in which, or before whom, the proceeding would have laid if it had been instituted after the appointed day; or
(ii) in case of doubt, such court, tribunal, authority, or officer in that State, as may be determined after the appointed day by the
Government of that State or the Central Government, as the case may be, or before the appointed day by the Government of the existing
State of Uttar Pradesh to be the corresponding court, tribunal, authority or officer.
92.Right of pleaders to practise in certain cases.
92. Right of pleaders to practise in certain cases.-Any person who, immediately before the appointed day, is enrolled as a pleader entitled to practise in any subordinate courts in the existing State of Uttar Pradesh shall, for a period of one year from hat day, continue to be entitled to practise in those courts, notwithstanding that the whole or any part of the territories within the jurisdiction of those courts has been transferred to the State of Uttaranchal.
93.Effect of provisions of the Act inconsistent with other laws.
93. Effect of provisions of the Act inconsistent with other laws.-The provisions of this Act shall have effect notwithstanding anything inconsistent therewith contained in any other law.
94.Power to remove difficulties.
94. Power to remove difficulties.-(1) If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the President may, by order, do anything not inconsistent with such provisions which appears to him to be necessary or expedient for the purpos of removing the difficulty:
Provided that no such order shall be made after the expiry of a period of three years from the appointed day.
(2) Every order made under this section shall be laid before each
House of Parliament.
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