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Section 16 – The Cencus Act,1948

The Cencus Act,1948

16.Temporary suspension of other laws as to mode of taking cencus in municipalities.

Notwithstanding anything in any enactment or rule with respect to the mode in which a cencus is to be taken in any municipality, the municipal authority, in consultation with the 1[Director of Cencus Operations] or with such other authority as the State Government may authorise in this behalf, shall, at the time appointed for the taking of any cencus cause the cencus of the municipality to be taken wholly or in part by any method authorised by or under this Act.


1. Ins. by Act 56 of 1974 S.3 and Sch II “Superintendent of Cencus Operations” (w.e.f. 20-12-1974).

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