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The General Clauses Act, 1897

The General Clauses Act, 1897





1 Short Title, Extent and Commencement
2 Repeal
3 Definitions
4 Application of foregoing definition to previous enactments
4A Application of certain definitions to Indian Laws
5 Coming into operation of enactments
5A Coming into operation of Governor-General’ Act
6 Effect of repeal
6A Repeal of Act making textual amendment in Act or Regulation
7 Revival of repealed enactments
8 Construction of references to repealed enactments
9 Commencement and termination of time
10 Computation of time.
11 Measurement of distance.
12 Duty to be taken prorate in enactment
13 Gender and number
13A References to the Sovereign
14 Powers conferred to be exercisable from time to time
15 Power to appoint to include power to appoint ex officio
16 Power to appoint to include power to suspend or dismiss
17 Substitution of functionaries
18 Successors
19 Official chiefs and subordinates
20 Construction of notifications, etc., issued under enactments
21 Power to issue, to include power to add to, amend, vary or rescind notifications, orders, rules, or bye-laws
22 Making of rules or bye-laws and issuing of orders between passing and commencement of enactment
23 Provisions applicable to making of rules or bye-laws after
previous publication
24 Continuation of orders, etc, issued under enactments repealed and re-enacted
25 Recovery of fines
26 Provisions as to offences punishable under two or more enactments
27 Meaning of service by post
28 Citation of enactments
29 Saving for previous enactment, rules any bye-laws
30 Application of Act to Ordinances
30A Application of Act to Acts made by the governor-general
31 Construction of references to Local Government of a Province



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