THE CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT) ACTS

INCLUDING STATEMENT OF OBJECTS & REASONS (SOR)


1. The Constitution (First Amendment) Act, 1951. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 18-6-1951 (Date of Assent)
2. The Constitution (Second Amendment) Act, 1952. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 1-5-1953 (Date of Assent).
3. The Constitution (Third Amendment) Act, 1954. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 22-2-1955 (Date of Assent).
4. The Constitution (Fourth Amendment) Act, 1955. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 27-4-1955 (Date of Assent).
5. The Constitution (Fifth Amendment) Act, 1955. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 24-12-1955 (Date of Assent).
6. The Constitution (Sixth Amendment) Act, 1956. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 11-9-1956 (Date of Assent).
7. The Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956. Date  on  which the Act came 
into force:  1-11-1956 (as per s. 1(2) of the Act).
8. The Constitution (Eighth Amendment) Act, 1959. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 5-1-1960 (Date of Assent).
9. The Constitution (Ninth Amendment) Act, 1960. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 28-12-1960 (Date of Assent).
10. The Constitution (Tenth Amendment) Act, 1961. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 11-8-1961 (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
11. The Constitution (Eleventh Amendment) Act, 1961. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 19-12-1961 (Date of   Assent).
12. The Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1962. Date on which the Act came 
into force:   20-12-1961 (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
13. The Constitution (Thirteenth Amendment) Act, 1962. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 1-12-1963 [GSR 1734, dated 30-10-1963].
14. The Constitution (Fourteenth Amendment) Act, 1962 Date on which the Act came 
into force: 28-12-1962 (Date of Assent).
15. The Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 1963. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 5-10-1963 (Date of Assent).
16. The Constitution (Sixteenth Amendment) Act, 1963. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 5-10-1963 (Date of Assent).
17. The Constitution (Seventeenth Amendment) Act, 1964. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 20-6-1964 (Date of Assent).
18. The Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 1966. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 27-8-1966 (Date of Assent).
19. The Constitution (Nineteenth Amendment) Act, 1966. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 11-12-1966 (Date of Assent).
20. The Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Act, 1966. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 22-12-1966 (Date of Assent).
21. The Constitution (Twenty-first Amendment) Act, 1967. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 10-4-1967 (Date of Assent).
22. The Constitution (Twenty-second Amendment) Act, 1969. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 25-9-1969 (Date of Assent).
23. The Constitution (Twenty-third Amendment) Act, 1969 Date on which the Act came 
into force: 23-1-1970 (Date of Assent).
24. The Constitution (Twenty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1971 Date on which the Act 
came into force: 5-11-1971 (Date of Assent).
25. The Constitution (Twenty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1971. Date on which the Act 
came into force:   20-4-1972 (Date of Assent).
26. The Constitution (Twenty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1971. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 28-12-1971 (Date of Assent).
27. The Constitution (Twenty-seventh Amendment) Act, 1971. Date on which the Act 
came into force:--
(i) Ss. 1 and 3.....30-12-1971 (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
(ii) Ss. 2, 4 and 5   15-2-1972   [GSR 73(E), dated 14-2-1972].
28. The Constitution (Twenty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1972. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 29-8-1972 [GSR 391(E), dated 29-8-1972].
29. The Constitution (Twenty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1972. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 9-6-1972 (Date of Assent).
30. The Constitution (Thirtieth Amendment) Act, 1972.   Date on which the Act came 
into force:  27-2-1973 [GSR 73(E), dated 27-2-1973].
31. The Constitution (Thirty-first Amendment) Act, 1973. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 17-10-1973 (Date of Assent).
32. The Constitution (Thirty-second Amendment) Act, 1973. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 1-7-1974   [GSR 297(E), dated 1-7-1974].
33. The Constitution (Thirty-third Amendment) Act, 1974. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 19-5-1974 (Date of Assent).
34. The Constitution (Thirty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1974. Date on which the  Act 
came into force: 7-9-1974 (Date of Assent).
35. The Constitution (Thirty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1974. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 1-3-1975   [GSR 61(E), dated 28-2-1975].
36. The Constitution (Thirty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1975. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 26-4-1975 (As per s. 1 (2)- i.e.   date on which the Bill "as passed by 
the House of  People is passed by the Council of States").
37. The Constitution (Thirty-seventh) Act, 1975. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 3-5-1975 (Date of Assent).
38. The Constitution (Thirty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1975. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 1-8-1975 (Date of Assent).
39. The Constitution (Thirty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1975. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 10-8-1975 (Date of   Assent).
40. The Constitution (Fortieth Amendment) Act, 1976. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 27-5-1976 (Date of Assent).
41. The Constitution (Forty-first Amendment) Act, 1976. Date on which the Act  came 
into force: 7-9-1976 (Date of   Assent).
42. The Constitution (Forty-second Amendment) Act, 1976. Date on which the Act came into force:--
(i) Sections 2 to 5, 7 to 17, 20, 28, 29, 30, 33, 36, 43 to 53, 55, 56, 57 and  59.   3-1-1977
(ii) Sections 6, 23 to 26, 37 to 42, 54  and 58.  1-2-1977
(iii) Section 27   1-4-1977
[GSR 2(E), dated 3-1-1977].
43. The Constitution (Forty-third Amendment) Act, 1977. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 13-4-1978 (Date of Assent).
44. The Constitution (Forty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1978. Date on which the Act came into force:-- 
(i) Sections 2, 4 to 16, 22, 23, 25 to 29, 31 to 42, 44 and 45 20-6-1979  [GSR 383(E), dated 19-6-1979].
(ii) Sections 17 to 21 and 30  1-8-1979  [GSR 383(E), dated 19-6-1979].
(iii) Sections 24 and 43    6-9-1979  [GSR 529(E), dated 5-9-1979].
45. The Constitution (Forty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1980. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 25-1-1980  (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
46. The Constitution (Forty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1982. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 2-2-1983 (Date of Assent).
47. The Constitution (Forty-seventh Amendment) Act, 1984. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 26-8-1984 (Date of Assent).
48. The Constitution (Forty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1984. Date on which the Act came 
came   into force:  1-4-1985 (S.O.  184(E), dated 11-3-1985).
49. The Constitution (Forty-ninth Amendment)Act, 1984. Date on which the Act came into force: 11-09-1984.
50. The Constitution (Fiftieth Amendment) Act, 1984. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 11-9-1984 (Date of   Assent).
51. The Constitution (Fifty-first Amendment) Act, 1984. Date on which the Act came 
into force:   16-6-1986 [GSR 871(E), dated 16-6-1986].
52. The Constitution (Fifty-second Amendment) Act, 1985. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 1-3-1985 [GSR 131(E), dated 1-3-1985].
53. The Constitution (Fifty-third Amendment) Act, 1986. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 20-2-1987  (S.O. 71 (E), dated 11-2-1987).
54. The Constitution (Fifty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1986. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 1-4-1986   (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
55. The Constitution (Fifty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1986. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 20-2-1987 (S.O.  73(E), dated 11-2-1987).
56. The Constitution (Fifty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1987. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 30-5-1987 (S.O.  517(E), dated 26-5-1987).
57. The Constitution (Fifty-seventh Amendment) Act, 1987. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 21-9-1987 [GSR 810(E), dated 21-9-1987].
58. The Constitution (Fifty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1987. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 9-12-1987 (Date of Assent).
59. The Constitution (Fifty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1988 Date on which the  Act came 
into force: 30-3-1988 (Date of Assent).
60. The Constitution (Sixtieth Amendment) Act, 1988. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 20-12-1988 (Date of Assent).
61. The Constitution (Sixty-first Amendment) Act, 1988. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 28-3-1989 (Date of Assent).
62. The Constitution (Sixty-second Amendment) Act, 1989. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 20-12-1989 (as  per  s.  1 (2) of the Act, i.e.  date on which the 
Bill for this Act is introduced in the Council of States).
63. The Constitution (Sixty-third Amendment ) Act, 1989. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 6-1-1990 (Date of Assent).
64. The Constitution (Sixty-fourth Amendment ) Act, 1990. Date on which the Act 
came into force:   16-4-1990 (Date of Assent).
65. The Constitution (Sixty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1990. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 12-3-1992 (S.O.  204(E), dated 12-3-1992).
66. The Constitution (Sixty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1990. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 7-6-1990 (Date of Assent).
67. The Constitution (Sixty-seventh Amendment) Act, 1990. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 4-10-1990 (Date of Assent).
68. The Constitution (Sixty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1991. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 12-3-1991 (Date of Assent).
69. The Constitution (Sixty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1991. Date on which the  Act came 
into force: 1-2-1992 (S.O.  96(E), dated 31-1-1992).
70. The Constitution (Seventieth Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act came into force:--
(i) S.2........Yet to be notified.
(ii) S.3........21-12-1991 (as per s.1 (2) of the Act).
71. The Constitution (Seventy-first Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 31-8-1992 (Date of Assent).
72. The Constitution (Seventy-second Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 5-12-1992 (S.O.  887(E), dated 5-12-1992).
73. The Constitution (Seventy-third Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 24-4-1993 (S.O.  267(E), dated 24-4-1993).
74. The Constitution (Seventy-fourth Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 1-6-1993 (S.O.  346(E), dated 1-6-1993).
75. The Constitution (Seventy-fifth Amendment) Act, 1993. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 15-5-1994 (S.O.  372(E), dated 13-5-1994).
76. The Constitution (Seventy-sixth Amendment) Act, 1994. Date on which the Act 
came into force:   31-8-1994 (Date of Assent).
77. The Constitution (Seventy-seventh Amendment) Act, 1995. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 17-6-1995 (Date of Assent).
78. The Constitution (Seventy-eighth Amendment) Act, 1995. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 30-8-1995 (Date of Assent).
79. The Constitution (Seventy-ninth Amendment) Act, 2000. Date on which the Act
came into force: 25-1-2000 ( Date of Assent: 21-1-2000).
80. The Constitution (Eightieth Amendment)  Act, 2000 .Date on which the Act came into force: 9-6-2000 (Date of Assent)
81. The Constitution (Eighty-first Amendment) Act, 2000.  Date on which the Act
came into force: 9-6-2000 (Date of Assent).
82. The Constitution (Eighty-second Amendment) Act, 2000.Date on which the Act came into force: 8-9-2000 (Date of Assent)
83. The Constitution (Eighty-third Amendment) Act, 2000.Date on which the Act came into force: 8-9-2000 (Date of Assent)
84. The Constitution (Eighty-fourth  Amendment) Act, 2001.Date on which the Act came into force: 21-02-2002 (Date of Assent)
85 The Constitution (Eighty-fifth Amendment) Act, 2002. Date on which the Act came into force:  4-1-2002 (Date of Assent)
86 The Constitution (Eighty-sixth Amendment) Act, 2002. Date on which the Act came into force:         12-12-2002 (Date of Assent)
87 The Constitution (Eighty-seventh Amendment) Act, 2003. Date on which the Act came into force:   22-06-2003 (Date of Assent)
88 The Constitution (Eighty-eighth Amendment) Act, 2003. Date on which the Act came into force:     15-01-2004 (Date of Assent)
89 The Constitution (Eighty-ninth Amendment) Act, 2003. Date on which the Act came into force:         28-09-2003 (Date of Assent)
90 The Constitution (Ninetieth Amendment) Act, 2003. Date on which the Act came into force:         28-09-2003 (Date of Assent)
91 The Constitution (Ninety-First Amendment) Act, 2003. Date on which the Act came into force:         01-01-2004 (Date of Assent)
92 The Constitution (Ninety-Second Amendment) Act, 2003. Date on which the Act came into force:    07-01-2004 (Date of Assent)
93 The Constitution (Ninety-third Amendment) Act, 2005. Date on which the Act came into force:    20-01-2006
94 The Constitution (Ninety-fourth Amendment) Act, 2006. Date on which the Act came into force:    12-06-2006 SOR
95 The Constitution (Ninety-fifth Amendment) Act, 2009. Date on which the Act came into force:    25-01-2010 SOR
96 The Constitution (Ninety-sixth Amendment) Act, 2011. Date on which the Act came into force:    23-09-2011 (Date of Assent) SOR
97 The Constitution (Ninety-seventh Amendment) Act, 2011. Date on which the Act came into force:    12-01-2012 (Date of Assent) SOR
98 The Constitution (Ninety-eighth Amendment) Act, 2012. Date on which the Act came into force:    01-01-2013
99 The Constitution (Ninety-ninth Amendment) Act, 2014- Date on which the Act came into force: 13 April 2015 - SOR
100 The Constitution (One Hundredth Amendment) Act, 2015. Date on which the Act came into force: 31 July 2015 SOR
101 The Constitution (Third Amendment) Act, 1954 SOR
101 The Constitution (One Hundred One Amendment) Act, 2016. Date on which the Act came into force for Sec.12 w.e.f.12.09.2016 (2) Act came into force for all Sections except Sec.12 w.e.f. 16.09.2016