The Government Seal Act, 1862

The Government Seal Act, 1862

The Government Seal Act, 1862

[ACT NO. 3 OF 1862]

[28th February, 1862.]

An Act to amend the law relating to the use of a Government Seal.

Preamble. WHEREAS it is expedient to adapt the law relating to the use of a Government seal to the present form of the Government in India; It is enacted as follows:—

1. Short title given by the Indian Short Titles Act.1897 (14 of 1897).

The Act has been declared to be in force in the whole of India, except Part B States and the Scheduled Districts, by the Laws Local Extent Act, 1874 (15 of 1874), s.3.

It has been declared, by notification under s.3 (a) of the Scheduled Districts Act, 1874 (14 of 1874), to be in force in the following Scheduled Districts, namely:—

West Jalpaiguri and the Western Davars , see Gazette of India , 1881, Pt.I, p.74.

The districts of Hazaribagh, Lohardaga (now the Ranchi District, see Calcutta Gazette, 1899, Pt.I, p.44), and Manbhum, and Pargana Dhalbhurn and the Kolhan in the district of Singhbhum, see Gazette of India , 1881, Pt.I, p.504.

The Scheduled Districts in Ganjam and Vizagapatam , see Gazette of India ,1898, Pt.I, p.870.

The Scheduled portion of the Mirzapur district, see Gazette of India , 1879,Pt.I, p.383.

Jaunsar Bawar, see Gazette of India, 1879, Pt.I, p.382.

Assam (except the North Lushai Hills), see Gazette of India , 1897, Pt.l.p.299.

It has been extended, by notification under s.5 of the last-mentioned Act, to the Scheduled Districts of Kumaon and Garhwal. see Gazette of India , 1876, Pt.I, p.606.

It has been declared, by notification under s.3 (b) of the same Act, not to be in force in the Scheduled District of Lahaul. see Gazette of India.1886 Pt.I, p.306.

It has been extended to the new States and Merged States by the Merged States (Laws) Act, 1949 (59 of 1949), and to the States of Manipur, Tripura and Vindhya Pradesh by the Part C States (laws) Act, 1950 (30 of 1950).

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