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Haryana seeks comments on the relevance of Pre-constitution Laws from Administrative Secretaries Review of 52 Central Acts to be conducted by Central Govt

May 28, 2024 06:59 PM
Haryana seeks comments on the relevance of Pre-constitution Laws from Administrative Secretaries Review of 52 Central Acts to be conducted by Central Govt

Punjab Newsline, Chandigarh, May 28 –
The Haryana government has directed all administrative secretaries, heads of departments, managing directors of boards and corporations, and registrars of all state universities to submit their comments or views within a week regarding the current relevance and appropriateness of all pre-Constitution laws or acts.
While giving this information here today, Chief Secretary TVSN Prasad said that according to a letter received from the Legislative Department of the Ministry of Law and Justice, the Central Government is set to review all pre-Constitution laws based on their relevance and appropriateness in the present circumstances. The Central Government has also sent a list of 52 central acts, including pre-Constitution acts. In this context, comments or views from the state government have been sought regarding the necessity of repealing or re-enacting such laws as required.
The acts listed for review include the Legal Representatives' Suits Act, 1855, the Fatal Accidents Act, 1855, the Religious Endowments Act, 1863, The Divorce Act, 1869, the Indian Evidence Act, 1872, the Indian Contract Act, 1872, the Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872, The Married Women’s Property Act, 1874, The Majority Act, 1875, The Religious Societies Act, 1880, The Kazis Act, 1880, The Indian Trusts Act, 1882; The Transfer of Property Act, 1882; The Suits Valuation Act, 1887; The Indian Easement Act, 1882; The Powers of Attorney Act, 1882; The Charitable Endowments Act, 1890; The Guardians & Wards Act, 1890; The Partition Act, 1893; The General Clauses Act, 1897; The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908; The Anand Marriage Act, 1909; The Official Trustees Act, 1913; The Hindu Disposition of Property Act, 1916; The Charitable and Religious Trusts Act, 1920; The Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act, 1921; The Sikh Gurdwaras (Supplementary) Act, 1925; The Indian Succession Act, 1925; The Sale of Goods Act, 1930; The Hindu Gains of Learning Act, 1930; The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936; The Arya Marriage Validation Act, 1937; The Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act, 1937; The Cutchi Memons Act, 1938; The Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act, 1939; The Commercial Documents Evidence Act, 1939; The Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Oaths and Fees) Act, 1948; The Special Marriage Act, 1954; The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955; The Hindu Succession Act, 1956; The Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act, 1956; The Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act, 1956; The Parliament Prevention of Disqualification Act, 1959; The Limitation Act, 1963; The Specific Relief Act, 1963; The Administrators-General Act, 1963; The Foreign Marriage Act, 1969; The Oaths Act, 1969; The Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Oaths and Fees) (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 1973; The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986; The Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996; and The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019.

 
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