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Section 4A – The General Clauses Act, 1897

The General Clauses Act, 1897



4A. Application of certain definitions to Indian Laws.-


1[4A. Application of certain definitions to Indian Laws. —(1) The definitions in section 3 of the expressions ‘British India”, “Central Act”, “Central Government”, “Chief Controlling Revenue Authority”, “Chief Revenue Authority”, “Constitution”, “Gazette”, “Government”, “Government securities”, High Court”, “India”, “Indian law”, “Indian law” “Indian State”, “merged territories”, “Official Gazette”, “Part A State”, ‘Part B State”, “Provincial Government”, “State” and “State Government” shall apply, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context, to all Indian laws.


In any Indian law, references, by whatever form of words, to revenues of the Central Government or to any State Government shall, on and from the first day of April, 1950, be construed as references to the Consolidated Fund of India or the Consolidated Fund of the State, as the case may be.



1. Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for section 4A. Earlier section 4A was inserted by the A.O. 1937.



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