THE PARLIAMENT (PREVENTION OF DISQUALIFICATION) AMENDMENT Act, 2006

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Year : 2006

[Act, No. 31 of 2006]
[18th August, 2006]

PREAMBLE

An Act further to amend the Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

Section -1 Short title

This Act may be called the Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Amendment Act, 2006.

Section -2 Amendment of section 3

In section 3 of the Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act),-

(i) After clause (ac), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-

"(ad) The office of the Chairperson of the National Advisory Council constituted by the Government of India in the Cabinet Secretariat vide Order No. 631/2/1/2004-Cab., dated the 31st May, 2004;";

(ii) After clause (j) and before Explanation 1, the following clauses shall be inserted and shall be deemed to have been inserted with effect from the 4th day of April, 1959, namely:-

"(k) The office of Chairman,Deputy Chairman, Secretary or Member (by whatever name called) in any statutory or non-statutory body specified in the Table;

(l) The office of Chairperson or trustee (by whatever name called) of any Trust, whether public or private, not being a body specified in the Schedule;

(m) The office of Chairman, President, Vice-President or Principal Secretary or Secretary of the Governing Body of any society registered under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 (21 of 1860) or under any other law relating to registration of societies, not being a body specified in the Schedule.".

Section -3 Insertion of new table

After the Schedule to the principal Act, the following Table shall be inserted and shall be deemed to have been inserted with effect from the 4th day of April, 1959, namely:-

"TABLE
[See section 3(K)]

S.No        
Name of Body
1.The Tripura Khadi and Village Industries Board, a body constituted under the Tripura Khadi and Village Industries Act, 1966.
2.
The Uttar Pradesh Development Council.
3.
The Irrigation and Flood Control Commission, Uttar Pradesh
4.
The Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta.
5.
The West Bengal Handicrafts Development Corporation Limited.
6.
The West Bengal Small Industries Development Corporation Limited.
7.
The West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Limited.
8.
The Sriniketan Santiniketan Development Authority, a body constituted under the West Bengal Town and Country (Planning and Development) Act, 1979 (West Bengal Act No. 13 of 1979).
9.
The West Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation, a body constituted under the West Bengal Minorities Development and Finance Corporation Act, 1995.
10.
The Hooghly River Bridge Commissioners, constituted under the Hooghly River Bridge Act, 1 969 (West Bengal Act No. 36 of 1969).
11.
The Board of Wakf, West Bengal, a body constituted under the Wakf Act, 1995 (43 of 1995).
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