An Act to declare the law in force in certain territory added to the Province of Delhi.
WHEREAS by Proclamation published in Notification No. 984-C, 1* dated the 22nd day of February, 1915, the Governor-General in Council, with the sanction and approbation of the Secretary of State for India, has been pleased to take under his immediate authority and management the territory mentioned in Schedule I, which was formerly included within the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, and to include the said territory in the Province of Delhi with effect from the 1st April, 1915;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to declare the law in force in the said territory;
(1) This Act may be called the Delhi Laws Act, 1915;
(2) It shall come into force on the first day of April, 1915.
All enactments (except the enactments specified in Schedule II) for the time being in force in the territory specified in Schedule A to the Delhi Laws Act, 1912 (13 of 1912), and all notifications, orders, schemes, rules, forms and by-laws issued, made or prescribed under such enactments shall be deemed to be in force in the territory specified in Schedule I in the same manner and subject to the same modifications as they are for the time being in the territory specified in the said Schedule to the said Act.
The enactments specified in Schedule III, and all notifications, orders, schemes, rules, forms and by-laws issued, made or prescribed under those enactments shall continue to be in force in the territory specified in Schedule I:
Provided that in the enactments so continued and in all notifications, orders, schemes, rules, forms and by-laws issued, made or prescribed there under, references to a State Government, the 1*[State Government] of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, 2* or the Board of Revenue for the Uttar Pradesh shall be read as referring to the 3*[State Government] of Delhi; references to a High Court or the High Court of Judicature for the North-Western Provinces as referring to the 4*[High Court of Punjab]; and references to the Official Gazette for the Uttar Pradesh as referring to the Official Gazette.
For the purpose of facilitating the application to the territory mentioned in Schedule I of the enactments referred to in section 3, the powers conferred by sections 4 and 5 of the Delhi Laws Act, 1912, (13 of 1912) shall be exercisable in respect thereof.
Save as provided in sections 2 and 3 no enactment which is in force in the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh or any part thereof shall continue to be in force in the territory specified in Schedule I.
Nothing in this Act shall affect any proceeding which at the commencement thereof is pending in respect of any of the territory mentioned in Schedule I or of anything arising in such territory and every such proceeding shall be continued as if this Act had not been passed:
Provided that the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, direct that any proceeding, criminal, civil or revenue, other than a proceeding pending before the High Court of Judicature for the North-Western Provinces, shall be transferred to, and disposed of by, the corresponding authority of the Delhi State.
Rep. by the Repealing Act, 1938 (1 of 1938), s. 2 and Sch.
This Act shall be construed with, and deemed to be part of, the Delhi Laws Act, 1912. (13 of 1912)
SCHEDULE I (See section 2)
TERRITORY ADDED TO THE STATE OF DELHI
Revenue estates of-
5. Saadatpur Mahal Gujran.
6. Saadatpur Musalmanan.
7. Saadatpur Amad Delhi.
9. Khajuari Paramad.
10. Khajuri Khas.
11. Garhi Mendu.
15. Ghonda patti Gujran Khadar.
16. Ghonda patti Chauhan Khadar.
19. Silampur Amad Delhi.
20. Khondli Khadar.
21. Jatwara Khurd.
22. Mubarakpur Reti.
23. Shakarpur Khadar.
24. Nagla Manchi.
26. Gharaunda Nimka Khadar.
27. Nagli Razapur.
28. Chilla Sarauda Khadar.
29. Qarawalnagar urf Dharauti Kalan.
30. Jivanpur Johripur.
32. Mirpur Turk.
34. Khanpur Dhani.
36. Ghonda patti Gujran Bangar.
37. Ghonda patti Chauhan Bangar.
47. Chandavli urf Shadara.
48. Silampur Bangar.
49. Silampur Khadar.
50. Ghondli Bangar.
52. Khureji Khas.
53. Khureji Baramad.
54. Shakarpur Khas Bangar.
55. Mandavli Fazilpur.
56. Hasanpur Bhuapur.
59. Gharaunda Nimka Bangar (Patparganj).
60. Shakarpur Baramad.
62. Chilla Sarauda Bangar.
(See section 2)
ENACTMENTS IN FORCE IN THE DELHI PROVINCE WHICH WILL NOT BE IN FORCE IN THE TERRITORY ADDED TO THAT PROVINCE
1. This entry and the words "the Agra Tenancy Act, 1901, and," in col. 4 will be omitted when the U. P. Tenancy Act, 1939 (U. P. 17 of 1939) is extended to the State of Delhi vide Act 36 of 1951, s. 2.
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