The Probation of Offenders Act,1958
Section 20. Repeal of Bombay act XIX of 1938
After Section 19 insert the following:
“20. Repeal of Bombay act XIX of 1938-
In the area in which the Act comes into force (hereinafter referred to as ‘the said area)” –
(1) If the said area forms part of the Bombay area of the State of Gujarat the Bombay Probation of Offenders Act,1938 (Bombay Act XLX of 1938);
(2) If the said area forms part of the Saurashtra area of the State of Gujarat, the Bombay Probation of Offenders Act,1938 (Bombay Act XIX of 1938), as adapted and applied to the said Saurashtra area; and
(3) If the said area forms part of the Kutch area of the State of Gujarat the Bombay Probation of Offenders Act,1938 (Bombay Act XIX of 1938), as applied to Kutch Area.
Shall stand repealed with effect from and on the date on which the Act comes into force in the said area:
Provided that such repeal shall not affect: –
(a) The previous operation of any law so repealed or anything duly done or suffered thereunder,
(b) Any right, privilege obligation or liability acquired, accused or incurred under any law so repealed; or
(c) Any penalty, forfeiture or punishment incurred under any law so repealed in respect of any offence; or
(d) Any investigation, legal proceedings or remedy in respect of such right, privilege, obligation, liability, penalty, forfeiture or punishment, as aforesaid,
And any such investigation, legal proceeding or remedy may be instituted, continued, enforced and any such penalty, forfeiture or punishment may be imposed as it this Act had not come into force:
Provided further that anything done or any action taken (including any appointment made recognition given or rule or order made) under the provisions of any law so repealed under this section and in force immediately before the said date shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Act and shall continue in force until superseded by anything done or any action taken under the provisions of this Act.
[Gujarat Act XXXIII of 1964].