29b. DELETION OF ENTRIES RELATING TO CERTAIN FIRMS BY REASON OF FORMATION OF GUJARAT STATE.
(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Chapter, a Registrar of Firms appointed for any area by the Government of Maharashtra may, by order in writing, amend the Register of Firms maintained by him by deleting therefrom the entries relating to any firm, whose place of business has, by reason
of the formation of the State of Gujarat by the Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960, ceased to be situated in the State of Maharashtra : Provided that the Registrar shall, before passing any order under this sub-section, make such inquiry as he deems necessary and give notice to the firm and the Registrar of the State of Gujarat.
(2) After such amendment, the Registrar shall cease to perform the functions of a Registrar in respect of any firm the entries relating to which have been deleted as aforesaid.
(3) Any person aggrieved by an order under sub-section (1) may appeal to such authority and within such time, as may be specified in this behalf by the Government of Maharashtra, by notification in the Official Gazette and such authority shall pass such order on the appeal as it thinks fit.
(4) An order of a Registrar under sub-section (1), or where an appeal has been preferred against it under sub-section (3), the order of the appellate authority shall be final.