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A             Absorbed Areas (Laws) Act                                                                                              1954        20

                Acquired Territories (Merger) Act                                                                                    1960        64

                Acquisition of Certain Area at Ayodhya Act                                                                 1993        33

                Additional Duties of Excise (Goods of Special Importance) Act                                 1957        58

                Additional Duties of Excise (Textiles and Textile Articles) Act                                   1978        40

                Additional Emoluments (Compulsory Deposit) Act                                                      1974        37

                Administration of Evacuee Property Act                                                                         1950        31

                Administrative Tribunals Act                                                                                            1985        13

                Administrative Tribunal (Amendment) Act                                                                     1986        19

                Administrators-General Act                                                                                               1963        45

                Advocates Act                                                                                                                     1961        25

Advocates’ Welfare Fund Act                                                                                          2001        45

                African Development Bank Act                                                                                        1983        13

                African Development Fund Act                                                                                        1982        01

                Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Cess Act, 1985                             1986        03

                Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export                                                        1986        02

                Development Authority Act, 1985

                Agricultural Produce Cess Act                                                                                          1940        27

                Agricultural Produce (Grading and Marking) Act                                                          1937        01

                Agriculturists' Loans Act                                                                                                   1884        12

                Aircraft Act                                                                                                                           1934        22

                Airports Authority of India Act                                                                                        1994        55

                Air Corporations (Transfer of Undertakings and Repeal) Act                                     1994        13

                Air Force Act                                                                                                                        1950        45

                Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act                                                                1981        14

                Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Act                                         1987        47

                Ajmer Tenancy and Land Records Act                                                                            1950        42

                Alcock Ashdown Company Limited (Acquisition of  Undertakings Act                  1973        56

                Aligarh Muslim University Act                                                                                         1920        40

                All-India Council for Technical  Education Act                                                              1987        52

All-India Institute of Medical Sciences Act                                                                    1956        25

                All-India Services Act                                                                                                         1951        61

                All-India Services Regulations (Indemnity) Act                                                             1975        19

                Aluminium Corporation of India Limited Acquisition and  Transfer of                      1984        43

                Aluminium Undertaking Act

Amending Act                                                                                                                      1897        05

                Amending Act                                                                                                                      1901        11

Amending Act                                                                                                                      1903        01

Amritsar Oil Works (Acquisition and Transfer of  Undertakings) Act                       1982        50

                Anand Marriage Act                                                                                                           1909        07

Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act                              1958        24

Ancient Monuments Preservation Act                                                                            1904        07

Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of  Boundaries) Act                                    1959        56

                Andhra Pradesh and Mysore (Transfer of Territory) Act                                             1968        36

                Andhra Scientific Company Limited (Acquisition and Transfer  of                            1982        71

                Undertakings) Act

Andhra State Act                                                                                                                 1953        30

Anti-Apartheid (United Nations Convention) Act                                                        1981        48

                Anti-Corruption Laws (Amendment) Act                                                                        1967        16

                Anti-Hijacking Act                                                                                                              1982        65

                Antiquities and Art Treasures Act                                                                                   1972        52

Apprentices Act                                                                                                                  1961        52

                Arbitration and Conciliation Act                                                                                       1996        26

                Architects Act                                                                                                                      1972        20

                Armed Forces (Emergency Duties) Act                                                                           1947        15

 

               

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A             Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act                                             1990        21

Armed Forces (Punjab and Chandigarh) Special Powers Act                                      1983        34

                Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act                                                                                 1958        28

                Arms Act                                                                                                                               1959        54

                Army Act                                                                                                                              1950        46

                Army and Air Force (Disposal of Private Property) Act                                               1950        40

                Arya Marriage Validation Act                                                                                           1937        19

                Asian Development Bank Act                                                                                           1966        18

                Asian Refractories Limited (Acquisition of Undertakings) Act                                   1971        65

                Asiatic Society Act                                                                                                             1984        05

                Assam (Alteration of Boundaries) Act                                                                            1951        47

                Assam Criminal Law Amendment (Supplementary) Act                                               1934        27

                Assam Municipal (Manipur Amendment) Act                                                               1961        49

                Assam Reorganisation (Meghalaya) Act                                                                        1969        55

                Assam Rifles Act                                                                                                                 1941        05

                Assam Sillimanite Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Refractory Plant) Act        1976        22

                Assam University Act                                                                                                        1989        23

                Atomic Energy Act                                                                                                              1962        33

                Auroville Foundation Act                                                                                                  1988        54

                Authoritative Texts (Central Laws) Act                                                                           1973        50

B             Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Act                                                              1994        58

                Banaras Hindu University Act                                                                                          1915        16

                Bangalore Marriages Validating Act                                                                                1936        16

                Bankers' Books Evidence Act                                                                                            1891        18

                Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings)  Act                      1970        05

                Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings)  Act                      1980        40

Banking Laws (Application to Co-operative Societies) Act                                         1965        23

                Banking Laws (Amendment) Act                                                                                      1985        81

                Banking Regulation Act                                                                                                     1949        10

                Banking Service Commission Act                                                                                     1984        44

                Bar Councils (Validation of State Laws) Act                                                                   1956        04

                Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Act                                         1966        32

                Beedi and Cigar Workers (Conditions of Employment) Amendment Act                 1993        41

Beedi Workers Welfare Cess Act                                                                                     1976        56

                Beedi Workers Welfare Fund Act                                                                                     1976        62

Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act                                                                            1988        45

Bengal, Agra and Assam Civil Courts Act                                                                      1887        12

Bengal Alluvion and Diluvion Act                                                                                   1847        09

                Bengal, Bihar and Orissa and Assam Laws Act                                                             1912        07

Bengal Bonded Warehouse Association Act                                                                 1838        05

Bengal Bonded Warehouse Association Act                                                                 1854        05

                Bengal Chaukidari Act                                                                                                        1856        20

Bengal Chemical and Pharmaceutical Works Limited (Acquisition and                     1980        58

                Transfer of Undertakings) Act

Bengal Criminal Law Amendment (Supplementary) Act                                               1925        ..

Bengal Districts Act                                                                                                            1836        21

                Bengal Embankment Act                                                                                                    1855        32

                Bengal Finance (Sales Tax) (Delhi Validation of Appointments and                           1971        20

                Proceedings) Act

                Bengal Ghatwali Lands Act                                                                                                1859        05

                Bengal Immunity Company Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of                              1984        57

                Undertakings) Act

                Bengal Indigo Contracts Act                                                                                             1836        10

                Bengal Land Holders' Attendance Act                                                                            1848        20

 

               

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B             Bengal Land Revenue Sales Act                                                                                       1841        12           

                Bengal Land Revenue Sales Act                                                                                       1859        11

                Bengal Military Police Act                                                                                                 1892        05

                Bengal Rent Act                                                                                                                   1859        10

                Bengal Suppression of Terrorist Outrages (Supplementary) Act                                1932        24

                Bengal Tenancy Act                                                                                                           1885        08

                Berar Laws Act                                                                                                                     1941        04

                Betwa River Board (Amendment) Act                                                                              1993        49

                Betwa River Board Act                                                                                                       1976        63

                Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited                                                                             1988        44

                (Determination of  Conditions of Service of Employees) Act

                Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster (Processing of Claims) Act                                                  1985        21

                Bihar Land Reforms Laws (Regulating Mines and Minerals) Validation Act            1969        42

                Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000                                                                                         2000        30

Bihar and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act                                              1968        24

                Bihar and West Bengal (Transfer of Territories) Act                                                     1956        40

                Bikrama Singh's Estates Act                                                                                              1883        10

                Bird and Company Limited (Acquisition and                                                                  1980        67

                Transfer of  Undertakings and Other Properties) Act

                Births, Deaths and Marriages Registration Act                                                              1886        06

                Bolani Ores Limited (Acquisition of Shares) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act   1978          42

                Bombay Civil Courts Act                                                                                                    1869        14

                Bombay Municipal Debentures Act                                                                                 1876        15

                Bombay Public Security Measures (Delhi Amendment) Act                                        1948        52

                Bombay Rent-free Estates Act                                                                                          1852        11

                Bombay Reorganisation Act                                                                                              1960        11

                Bombay Revenue Jurisdiction Act                                                                                   1876        10

                Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act                                                                          1976        19

                Border Security Force Act                                                                                                  1968        47

                Boundaries                                                                                                                            1847        01

                Boundary-marks, Bombay                                                                                                  1846        03

                Brahmaputra Board Act                                                                                                      1980        46

                Braithwaite and Company (India) Limited  (Acquisition and  Transfer of                  1976        96

                Undertakings) Act

                Brentford Electric (India) Limited (Acquisition  and Transfer  of                                 1987        36

                Undertakings) Act

                Britannia Engineering Company Limited (Mokameh Unit) and the  Arthur               1978        41

                Butler and Company (Muzaffarpore) Limited  (Acquisition and Transfer

                of Undertakings) Act

                British India Corporation Limited (Acquisition of Shares) Act                                    1981        29

                British Statutes (Application to India) Repeal Act                                                         1960        57

                Broach and Kaira Incumbered Estates Act                                                                      1877        14

                Bronze Coin (Legal Tender) Act                                                                                        1918        22

                Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of  Employment                   1996        27

                and Conditions of  Service) Act

Building and Other Construction Workers' Welfare Cess Act                                     1996        28

                Bureau of Indian Standards Act                                                                                        1986        63

Burmah Oil Company [Acquisition of Shares of Oil  India  Limited and of the          1981        41

Undertakings in India of Assam Oil  Company Limited and the Burmah Oil

Company (India Trading)  Limited] Act

Burmah Shell (Acquisition of Undertakings in India) Act                                            1976        02

Burn Company and Indian Standard Wagon Company (Nationalisation) Act           1976       97

                Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act                                                                  1995        07

 

 

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C             Calcutta High Court (Extension of Jurisdiction) Act                                                      1953        41

Calcutta High Court (Jurisdictional Limits) Act                                                              1919        15

Calcutta Land-revenue Act                                                                                                1850        23

Calcutta Land-revenue Act                                                                                                1856        18

Calcutta Metro Railway (Operation and Maintenance) Temporary                             1985        10

Provisions Act

Calcutta Pilots Act                                                                                                               1859        12

Calcutta Port (Pilotage) Act                                                                                               1948        33

Caltex [Acquisition of Shares of Caltex Oil  Refining (India)  Limited and                  1977        17

of the Undertakings in India of Caltex (India)  Limited] Act

Cantonments (Extension of Rent Control Laws) Act                                                     1957        46

Cantonments (House Accommodation) Act                                                                   1923        06

Cantonments Act                                                                                                                 1924        02

Capital of Punjab Development and Regulation (Chandigarh  Amendment) Act     1973        17

Cardamom Act                                                                                                                      1965        42

Carriage by Air Act                                                                                                             1972        69

Carriers Act                                                                                                                           1865        03

Caste Disabilities Removal Act                                                                                         1850        21

Cattle-trespass Act                                                                                                              1871        01

Census Act                                                                                                                           1948        37

Central Agricultural University Act                                                                                  1992        40

Central Board of Revenue Act                                                                                           1963        54

Central Duties of Excise (Retrospective Exemption Act                                                1986        45

Central Excise Act                                                                                                               1944        01

Central  Excises and Salt (Amendment) Act                                                                    1985        79

Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985                                                                                           1986        05

Central Excises (Conversion to Metric Units) Act                                                         1960        38

Central Industrial Security Force (Amendment and Validation) Act                           1999        40

Central Industrial Security Force Act                                                                               1968        50

Central Labour Laws (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act                                      1970        51

Central Laws (Extension to Arunachal Pradesh) Act                                                     1993        44

Central Laws (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act                                                   1968        25

Central Provinces Court of Wards Act                                                                            1899        24

Central Provinces Financial Commissioner's Act                                                           1908        13

Central Provinces Land-revenue Act                                                                               1881        18

Central Provinces Laws Act                                                                                               1875        20

Central Provinces Tenancy Act                                                                                        1898        11

Central Road Fund Act                                                                                                       2000        54 

Central Reserve Police Force Act                                                                                      1949        66

Central Sales Tax (Amendment) Act                                                                                 1969        28

Central Sales Tax Act                                                                                                          1956        74

Central Silk Board Act                                                                                                         1948        61

Cess and Other Taxes on Minerals (Validation) Act                                                      1992        16

Chandernagore (Merger) Act                                                                                            1954        36

Chandigarh (Delegation of Powers) Act, 1987                                                                1988        02

                Chandigarh Disturbed Areas Act                                                                                     1983        33

Chaparmukh Silghat Railway Line and the Katakhal Lalabazar  Railway Line           1982        36

(Nationalisation) Act

Charitable Endowments Act                                                                                              1890        06

Charitable and Religious Trusts Act                                                                                1920        14

Chartered Accountants Act                                                                                               1949        38

                Chemical Weapons Convention Act, 2000                                                                      2000        34           

Child Labour (Prohibition and Regulation) Act                                                             1986        61

 

 

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C             Child Marriage Restraint Act                                                                                             1929        19

Children (Pledging of Labour) Act                                                                                    1933        02

Chit Funds Act                                                                                                                     1982        40

Chota Nagpur Encumbered Estates Act                                                                          1876        06

Church of Scotland Kirk Sessions Act                                                                             1899        23

Cigarettes (Regulation of Production, Supply and  Distribution) Act                        1975        49

Cinematograph Act                                                                                                             1918        02

Cinematograph Act                                                                                                             1952        37

Cine-Workers and Cinema Theatre Workers  (Regulation of  Employment) Act      1981        50

Cine-Workers Welfare Cess Act                                                                                       1981        30

Cine-Workers Welfare Fund Act                                                                                      1981        33

Citizenship Act                                                                                                                     1955        57

City of Bombay Municipal (Supplementary) Act                                                           1888        12

Civil Defence Act                                                                                                                 1968        27

Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Act                                             1957        20

Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Amendment  and                     1971        54

Validation Act

Coal India (Regulation of Transfers and Validation) Act                                              2000        45

Coal Mines (Conservation and Development) Act                                                        1974        28

Coal Mines (Nationalisation) Act                                                                                     1973        26

Coal Mines Labour Welfare Fund (Repeal) Act                                                             1986        27

Coal Mines Provident Fund and Miscellaneous Provisions Act                                 1948        46

Coal Mines (Taking Over of Management) Act                                                             1973        15

Coast Guard Act                                                                                                                  1978        30

Coasting Vessels Act                                                                                                          1838        19

Coconut Development Board Act                                                                                     1979        05

Code of Civil Procedure                                                                                                      1908        05

Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973                                                                                      1974        02

Coffee Act                                                                                                                             1942        07

Coinage Act                                                                                                                          1906        03

Coir Industry Act                                                                                                                 1953        45

Coking Coal Mines (Emergency Provisions) Act                                                           1971        64

Coking Coal Mines (Nationalisation) Act                                                                        1972        36

Collection of Statistics Act                                                                                                1953        32

Colonial Courts of Admiralty (India) Act                                                                         1891        16

Commanders-in-Chief (Change in Designation) Act                                                      1955        19

Commercial Documents Evidence Act                                                                             1939        30

Commissions of Inquiry Act                                                                                              1952        60

                Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987                                                                     1988         03

Companies Act                                                                                                                     1956         01

Companies (Amendment) Act                                                                                           1988        31

Companies (Donations to National Funds) Act                                                             1951        54

Companies (Profits) Surtax Act                                                                                         1964        07

Company Secretaries Act                                                                                                   1980        56

Comptroller and Auditor General's (Duties, Powers and  Conditions of                     1971        56          

Service) Act

Compulsory Deposit Scheme Act                                                                                     1963        21

Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of                                                  1974         52

Smuggling  Activities Act

Consumer Protection Act                                                                                                   1986        68

Contempt of Courts Act                                                                                                     1971        70

Contingency Fund of India Act                                                                                        1950        49

Continuance of Legal Proceedings Act                                                                           1948        38

 

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C             Contract Labour (Regulation and Abolition) Act                                                           1970        37

Converts' Marriage Dissolution Act                                                                                 1866        21

Cooch-Behar (Assimilation of Laws) Act                                                                        1950        67

Co-operative Societies Act                                                                                                1912        02

Copyright Act                                                                                                                      1957        14

Coroners Act                                                                                                                        1871        04

Cost and Works Accountants Act                                                                                   1959        23

Cotton Copra and Vegetable Oils Cess (Abolition) Act                                                1987        04

Countess of Dufferin's Fund Act                                                                                      1957        63

Court-fees Act                                                                                                                      1870        07

Court-fees (Delhi Amendment) Act                                                                                  1967        28

Criminal and Election Laws Amendment Act                                                                  1969        35

Criminal Law Amendment Act                                                                                           1932        23

Criminal Law Amendment Act                                                                                           1938        20

Criminal Law Amendment Act                                                                                           1961        23

Customs Act                                                                                                                         1962        52

Customs (Amendment) Act                                                                                               1985        80

Customs and Central Excises Laws (Amendment) Act                                                  1988        29

Customs and Excise Revenues Appellate Tribunal Act                                                1986        62

                Customs Duties and Cesses (Conversion to Metric Units) Act                                  1960        40

Customs Tariff Act                                                                                                              1975        51

Cutchi Memons Act                                                                                                            1938        10

D             Dadra and Nagar Haveli Act                                                                                              1961        35

                Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar Sabha Act                                                                      1964        14

Dalmia Dadri Cement Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of  Undertakings) Act      1981        31

Damodar Valley Corporation Act                                                                                      1948        14

Dangerous Machines (Regulation) Act                                                                           1983        35

Decrees and Orders Validating Act                                                                                  1936        05

Dehra Dun                                                                                                                             1871        21

Dekkhan Agriculturists Relief Act                                                                                    1879        17

Delhi Agricultural Produce Marketing (Regulation) Act                                               1976        87

Delhi and Ajmer-Merwara Land Development Act                                                        1948        66

Delhi and Ajmer Rent Control Act                                                                                    1952        38

Delhi and Ajmer Rent Control (Nasirabad Centonment Repeal) Act                           1968        49

Delhi Apartment Ownership Act                                                                                       1986        58

Delhi Co-operative Societies Act                                                                                      1972        35

Delhi Delegation of Powers Act                                                                                        1964        23

Delhi Development Act                                                                                                      1957        61

Delhi Development Authority (Validation of Disciplinary   Powers) Act, 1998         1999        06

Delhi Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Act                                                                       1986        56

Delhi High Court Act                                                                                                          1966        26

Delhi High Court (Amendment) Act                                                                                 1980        37

Delhi Hotels (Control of Accommodation) Act                                                              1949        24

Delhi Land Holdings (Ceiling) Act                                                                                    1960        24

Delhi Lands (Restriction on Transfer) Act                                                                      1972        30

Delhi Laws Act                                                                                                                     1912        13

Delhi Laws Act                                                                                                                     1915        07

Delhi Motor Vehicles Taxation Act                                                                                  1962        57

Delhi Municipal Corporation Act                                                                                      1957        66

Delhi Municipal Corporation (Validation of Electricity Tax)  Act                                1966        35

Delhi Police Act                                                                                                                   1978        34

                Delhi Primary Education Act                                                                                              1960        39

            Delhi Rent Act                                                                                                                      1995        33

 

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D             Delhi Rent Control Act                                                                                                       1958        59

Delhi Restriction of Uses of Land Act                                                                             1941        12

Delhi Road Transport Laws (Amendment) Act                                                              1971        71

Delhi Sales Tax Act                                                                                                             1975        43

Delhi Sales Tax (Amendment and Validation) Act                                                         1976        91

Delhi School Education Act                                                                                               1973        18

Delhi Sikh Gurdwaras Act                                                                                                  1971        82

Delhi Special Police Establishment Act                                                                            1946        25

Delhi University Act                                                                                                           1922        08

Delhi (Urban Areas) Tenants' Relief Act                                                                         1961        30

Delhi Urban Art Commission Act, 1973                                                                           1974        01

Delimitation Act                                                                                                                   1972        76

Delivery of Books and Newspapers (Public Libraries) Act                                           1954        27

Dentists Act                                                                                                                         1948        16

Departmental Inquiries (Enforcement of Attendance  of  Witnesses and                  1972        18

Production of Documents) Act

Departmentalisation of Union Accounts (Transfer of Personnel) Act                       1976        59

Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act                                           1961        47

Deposit Insurance Corporation (Amendment and  Miscellaneous                             1978        21

Provisions) Act

Depositories Act                                                                                                                  1996        22

Designs Act                                                                                                                          2000        16

Destruction of Records Act                                                                                               1917        05

Destructive Insects and Pests Act                                                                                   1914        02

Destructive Insects and Pests (Amendment and Validation) Act                               1992        12

Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Oaths and Fees) Act                                              1948        41

Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Oaths and Fees) (Extension  to Jammu                1973        02

and Kashmir) Act

Diplomatic Relations (Vienna Convention) Act                                                              1972        43

Direct Tax Laws (Amendment) Act                                                                                   1989        03

                Direct-Tax Laws (Miscellaneous) Repeal Act                                                                 2000        20

Displaced Persons (Claims) Supplementary Act                                                            1954        12

Displaced Persons (Compensation and Rehabilitation) Act                                         1954        44

Displaced Persons (Debts Adjustment) Act                                                                   1951        70

Disputed Elections (Prime Minister and Speaker)  Act                                                  1977        16

Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act                                                                              1939        08

Disturbed Areas (Special Courts) Act                                                                              1976        77

Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act                                                            1948        09

Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment)    (Inapplicability to  Major                    1997        31

Ports) Act

Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Act                                                           1986        54

Dourine Act                                                                                                                          1910        05

Dowry Prohibition Act                                                                                                        1961        28

Dramatic Performances Act                                                                                                1876        19

Drugs and Cosmetics Act                                                                                                  1940        23

Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisements) Act                              1954        21

Drugs (Control) Act                                                                                                            1950        26

Durgah Khawaja Saheb Act                                                                                               1955        36

E              Easements (Extending Act 5 of 1882)                                                                               1891        08

East-Punjab Urban Rent Restriction (Extension to Chandigarh)  Act                         1974        54

Economic Offences (Inapplicability of Limitation) Act                                                  1974        12

Election Commission (Conditions of Service of Election  Commissioners                 1991        11

and Transaction of Business) Act

Election Laws (Extension to Sikkim) Act                                                                          1976        10

 

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E              Electricity Regulatory Commission Act                                                                           1998        14

Electricity (Supply) Act                                                                                                      1948        54

Elephants' Preservation Act                                                                                               1879        06

Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act                                               1950        12

Emigration Act                                                                                                                     1983        31

Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous  Provisions Act                              1952        19

                Employees' Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions (Amendment) Act      1988        33

Employees' State Insurance Act                                                                                        1948        34

Employees' State Insurance (Amendment) Act                                                              1989        29

Employers' Liability Act                                                                                                      1938        24

Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies)  Act                      1959        31

Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry  Latrines                    1993        46

 (Prohibition) Act

Enemy Property Act                                                                                                            1968        34

Energy Conservation Act                                                                                                   2001        52

Environment (Protection) Act                                                                                            1986        29

Epidemic Diseases Act                                                                                                       1897        03

Equal Remuneration Act                                                                                                     1976        25

Essential Commodities Act                                                                                                1955        10

Essential Services Maintenance (Assam) Act                                                                1980        41

Esso (Acquisition of Undertakings in India) Act                                                           1974        04

Evacuee Interest (Separation) Act                                                                                    1951        64

Exchange of Prisoners Act                                                                                                 1948        58

Excise (Malt Liquors) Act                                                                                                   1890        13

Excise (Spirits) Act                                                                                                              1863        16

Expenditure-tax Act                                                                                                             1987        35

Explosive Substances Act                                                                                                  1908        06

Explosives Act                                                                                                                     1884        04

Export-Import Bank of India Act                                                                                       1981        28

Export (Quality Control and Inspection) Act                                                                  1963        22

Extradition Act                                                                                                                     1962        34

F              Factories Act                                                                                                                        1948        63

Family Courts Act                                                                                                                1984        66

Faridabad Development Corporation Act                                                                        1956        90

Fatal Accidents Act                                                                                                            1855        13

Finance Commission (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act                                                  1951        33

Food Corporations Act                                                                                                       1964        37

Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act                                                                            1976        49

Foreign Exchange Management Act                                                                                1999        42

Foreign Jurisdiction Act                                                                                                     1947        47

Foreign Marriage Act                                                                                                          1969        33

Foreign Recruiting Act                                                                                                       1874        04

Foreign Trade (Development and Regulation) Act                                                        1992        22

                Foreigners Act                                                                                                                     1946        31

Foreigners Law (Application and Amendment) Act                                                      1962        42

Forest (Conservation) Act                                                                                                 1980        69

Forfeited Deposits Act                                                                                                       1850        25

Former Secretary of State Service Officers (Conditions of  Service) Act                    1972        59

Fort William Act                                                                                                                   1881        13

                Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act                                                                                1952        74           

                Futwah-Islampur Light Railway Line (Nationalisation) Act                                          1985        83

            Ganesh Flour Mills Company Limited (Acquisition  and Transfer  of                         1984        16

Undertakings) Act

 

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G             Ganges Tolls                                                                                                                         1867        01

General Clauses Act                                                                                                            1897        10

General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act                                                        1972        57

General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Act                                  1985        03

Geneva Conventions Act                                                                                                   1960        06

Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act                      1999        48

Gift-tax Act                                                                                                                            1958        18           

Glanders and Farcy Act                                                                                                      1899        13                               

Goa, Daman and Diu (Absorbed Employees) Act                                                          1965        50                                  

Goa, Daman and Diu (Administration) Act                                                                      1962        01

Goa, Daman and Diu (Extension of the Code of Civil  Procedure  and the                 1965        30

Arbitration Act) Act

Goa, Daman and Diu Mining Concessions (Abolition and  Declaration as               1987        16

Mining Leases) Act

Goa, Daman and Diu (Opinion Poll) Act                                                                          1966        38

Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganisation Act                                                                        1987        18

Gold Bonds (Immunities and Exemptions) Act                                                               1993        25

Government Buildings Act                                                                                                 1899        04

Government Grants Act                                                                                                      1895        15

Government Management of Private Estates Act                                                          1892        10

Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991                                       1992        01

Government of Union Territories Act                                                                               1963        20

Government Savings Banks Act                                                                                       1873        05

Government Savings Certificates Act                                                                              1959        46

Government Seal Act                                                                                                          1862        03

Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges)  Act                                          1982        43

Gresham and Craven of India (Private) Limited (Acquisition  and Transfer of          1977        42

Undertakings) Act

Guardians and Wards Act                                                                                                  1890        08

H             Hackney-carriage Act                                                                                                         1879        14

Haj Committee Act                                                                                                               1959        51

Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act                                             1985        22

Haryana and Punjab Agricultural Universities Act                                                        1970        16

Haryana and Uttar Pradesh (Alteration of Boundaries) Act                                         1979        31

High Court and Bombay (Extension of Jurisdiction to Goa, Daman and                    1981        26

Diu) Act

High Court at Patna (Establishment of a Permanent Bench at  Ranchi) Act              1976        57

High Court Judges (Conditions of Service) Act                                                             1954        28

High Courts (Seals) Act                                                                                                      1950        07

High Denomination Bank Notes (Demonetisation) Act                                                1978        11

                Himachal Pradesh and Bilaspur (New State) Act                                                            1954        32

Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Constitution and  Proceedings)               1958        56

Validation Act

Hind Cycles Limited and Sen-Raleigh Limited (Nationalisation) Act                          1980        70

Hindi Sahitya Sammelan Act                                                                                              1962        13

Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance Act                                                                         1956        78

Hindu Disposition of Property Act                                                                                   1916        15

Hindu Gains of Learning Act                                                                                             1930        30

Hindu Inheritance (Removal of Disabilities) Act                                                            1928        12

                Hindu Marriage Act                                                                                                            1955        25

Hindu Marriages (Validation of Proceedings) Act                                                         1960        19

            Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act                                                                            1956        32

Hindu Succession Act                                                                                                        1956        30

 

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H             Hindustan Tractors Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of  Undertakings) Act         1978        13

Hire-Purchase Act                                                                                                               1972        26

Homoeopathy Central Council Act                                                                                   1973        59

Hooghly Docking and Engineering Company Limited (Acquisition  and                 1984        55

Transfer of Undertakings) Act

Hotel-Receipts Tax Act                                                                                                       1980        54

Howrah Offences Act                                                                                                         1857        21

  I             Identification of Prisoners Act                                                                                          1920        33

Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act                                                        1983        39

Immigration (Carriers’ Liability) Act                                                                                 2000        52

Immigrants (Expulsion from Assam) Act                                                                         1950        10

Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act                                                                                       1956        104

Imperial Library (Change of Name) Act                                                                            1948        51

Imperial Library (Indentures Validation) Act                                                                   1902        01

Improvements in Towns                                                                                                     1850        26

Inchek Tyres Limited and National Rubber Manufacturers  Limited                           1984        17

(Nationalisation) Act

Income-tax Act                                                                                                                     1961        43

Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act                                                  1986        60

Indian Bar Councils Act                                                                                                     1926        38

Indian Bills of Lading Act                                                                                                  1856        09

Indian Boilers Act                                                                                                                1923        05

Indian Carriage of Goods by Sea Act                                                                               1925        26

Indian Christian Marriage Act                                                                                           1872        15

Indian Council of World Affairs Act                                                                                2001        29           

Indian Contract Act                                                                                                             1872        09

Indian Copper Corporation (Acquisition of Undertaking) Act                                    1972        58

Indian Criminal Law Amendment Act                                                                               1908        14

Indian Divorce Act                                                                                                              1869        04

Indian Easements Act                                                                                                         1882        05

Indian Electricity Act                                                                                                          1910        09

Indian Evidence Act                                                                                                            1872        01

Indian Fisheries Act                                                                                                            1897        04

Indian Forest Act                                                                                                                 1927        16

Indian Independence Pakistan Courts (Pending Proceedings)  Act                           1952        09

Indian Iron and Steel Company (Acquisition of Shares) Act                                       1976        89

Indian Law Reports Act                                                                                                      1875        18

Indian Majority Act                                                                                                             1875        09

Indian Matrimonial Causes (War Marriages) Act                                                          1948        40

Indian Medical Council Act                                                                                               1956        102

Indian Medical Degrees Act                                                                                              1916        07

Indian Medicine Central Council Act                                                                               1970        48

Indian Museum Act                                                                                                            1910        10

Indian Naval Armament Act                                                                                              1923        07

Indian Nursing Council Act                                                                                               1947        48

Indian Partnership Act                                                                                                        1932        09

Indian Penal Code                                                                                                                1860        45

Indian Ports Act                                                                                                                   1908        15

Indian Post Office Act                                                                                                        1898        06

Indian Railway Board  Act                                                                                                 1905        04

Indian Red Cross Society Act                                                                                           1920        15

Indian Reserve Forces Act                                                                                                 1888        04

Indian Rifles Act                                                                                                                  1920        23

Indian Securities Act                                                                                                           1920        10

 

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I               Indian Short Titles Act                                                                                                       1897        14

Indian Soldiers (Litigation) Act                                                                                         1925        04

Indian Stamp Act                                                                                                                 1899        02

Indian Statistical Institute Act                                                                                           1959        57

Indian Succession Act                                                                                                        1925        39

Indian Telegraph Act                                                                                                          1885        13

Indian Tolls Act                                                                                                                   1851        08

Indian Tolls Act                                                                                                                   1888        08

Indian Tolls Act                                                                                                                   1864        15

Indian Tolls (Army and Air Force) Act                                                                            1901        02

Indian Tramways Act                                                                                                          1886        11

Indian Tramways Act                                                                                                          1902        04

Indian Treasure-trove Act                                                                                                  1878        06

Indian Trusts Act                                                                                                                1882        02

Indian Veterinary Council Act                                                                                           1984        52

Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act                                                                                       1933        17

Indira Gandhi National Open University Act                                                                  1985        50

Indo-Tibetan Border Police Force Act                                                                             1992        35

Industrial Development Bank of India Act                                                                      1964        18

Industrial Disputes Act                                                                                                      1947        14

Industrial Disputes (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions)  Act                     1956        36

Industrial Disputes (Banking and Insurance Companies) Act                                     1949        54

Industrial Employment (Standing Orders) Act                                                                1946        20

Industrial Finance Corporation (Transfer of Undertaking and  Repeal) Act              1993        23

Industrial Reconstruction Bank (Transfer of Undertaking and  Repeal) Act             1997        07

Industrial Reconstruction Bank of India Act                                                                  1984        62

Industries (Development and Regulation) Act                                                               1951        65

Infant Milk Substitutes, Feeding Bottles and                                                                 1992        41

Infant Foods  (Regulation of Production, Supply and Distribution) Act

Inflammable Substances Act                                                                                             1952        20

Information Technology Act                                                                                             2000        21

Inland Vessels Act                                                                                                              1917        01

Inland Waterways Authority of India Act                                                                      1985        82

Insecticides Act                                                                                                                   1968        46

Institutes of Technology Act                                                                                            1961        59

Insurance Act                                                                                                                       1938        04

Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act                                               1999        41

Intelligence Organisations (Restriction on Rights) Act                                                1985        58

Interest Act                                                                                                                           1978        14

Interest on Delayed Payments to Small Scale and Ancillary  Industrial Under-        1993        32

takings Act

Interest-tax Act                                                                                                                    1974        45

International Development Association (Status, Immunities  and Privileges) Act   1960        32

International Finance Corporation (Status, Immunities and  Privileges) Act             1958        42

                International Monetary Fund and Bank Act                                                                   1945        00

Inter-State Corporation Act                                                                                               1957        38

Inter-State Migrant Workmen (Regulation of Employment and  Conditions            1979        30

of Service) Act

Inter-State Water Disputes Act                                                                                         1956        33

Iron Ore Mines, Manganese Ore Mines and Chrome Ore Mines  Labour Welfare   1976        55

            Cess Act

            Iron Ore Mines, Manganese Ore Mines and Chrome Ore Mines  Labour Welfare   1976        61

Fund Act

 

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J              Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act                                                                         1951        25

Jamia Millia Islamia Act                                                                                                      1988        58

Jammu and Kashmir (Extension of Laws) Act                                                                 1956        62

Jammu and Kashmir Representation of the People Supplementary) Act                    1968        03

Jawaharlal Nehru University Act                                                                                      1966        53

Jayanti Shipping Company (Acquisition of Shares)  Act                                             1971        63

Jubbalpore and Chhattisgarh Divisions (Divorce Proceedings  Validation) Act      1935        13

Judges (Inquiry) Act                                                                                                           1968        51

Judges (Protection) Act                                                                                                      1985        59

Judicial Officers Protection Act                                                                                         1850        18

Junagarh Administration (Property) Act                                                                         1948        26

Jute Companies (Nationalisation) Act                                                                              1980        62

Jute Manufacturers Cess Act                                                                                            1983        28

Jute Manufacturers Development Council Act                                                              1983        27

Jute Packaging Materials (Compulsory Use in Packing  Commodities) Act              1987        10

Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Chiuldren) Act                                               2000        56

K             Kalakshetra Foundation Act, 1993                                                                                    1994        06

Kazis Act                                                                                                                               1880        12

Khaddar (Protection of Name) Act                                                                                   1950        78

Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act                                                               1956        61

Khuda Bakhsh Oriental Public Library Act                                                                     1969        43

King of Oudh's Estate Act                                                                                                 1887        19

King of Oudh's Estate Act                                                                                                 1888        14

King of Oudh's Estate Validation Act                                                                              1917        12

Konkan Passenger Ships (Acquisition) Act                                                                   1973        62

Kosangas Company (Acquisition of Undertakings) Act                                              1979        28

L             Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and  Maintaining Registers       1988        51

by certain Establishments) Act

Lady Hardinge Medical College and Hospital (Acquisition and  Miscellaneous     1977        34

Provisions) Act

Lalitkala Akademi (Taking Over of Management) Act                                                  1997        17

Land Acquisition Act                                                                                                         1894        01

Land Acquisition (Amendment) Act                                                                                1962        31

Land Acquisition (Amendment and Validation) Act                                                     1967        13

Land Acquisition (Mines) Act                                                                                          1885        18

Land Improvement Loans Act                                                                                           1883        19

Laws Local Extent Act                                                                                                        1874        15

Laxmirattan and Atherton West Cotton Mills (Taking  over of  Management)Act 1976        98

Leaders of Chief Whips of Recognised Parties and Groups in  Parliament                1999        05

(Facilities) Act, 1998

Legal Practitioners Act                                                                                                       1879        18

Legal Practitioners (Fees) Act                                                                                           1926        21

Legal Practitioners (Women) Act                                                                                      1923        23

Legal Representatives' Suits Act                                                                                      1855        12

                Legal Services Authorities Act                                                                                         1987        39

Legal Tender (Inscribed Notes) Act                                                                                 1964        28

Legislative Assembly of Nagaland (Change in  Representation)  Act                        1968        61

Legislative Councils Act                                                                                                    1957        37

                Lepers Act                                                                                                                            1898        03

Levy Sugar Price Equalisation Fund Act                                                                         1976        31

Life Insurance Corporation Act                                                                                         1956        31

Life Insurance Corporation (Modification of Settlement) Act                                      1976        72

Light House Act                                                                                                                  1927        17

 

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L             Limestone and Dolomite Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act                                          1972        62

Limitation Act                                                                                                                       1963        36

Live-stock Importation Act                                                                                                1898        09

Local Authorities Loans Act                                                                                             1914        09

Local Authorities Pensions and Gratuities Act                                                              1919        01

Lok Sahayak Sena Act                                                                                                        1956        53

Lotteries (Regulation) Act                                                                                                  1998        17

Lushai Hills District (Change of Name) Act                                                                    1954        18

M            Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act                                                                              2000        28

Madras, Bengal and Bombay Children (Supplementary) Act                                       1925        35

Madras City Civil Court Act                                                                                              1892        07

Madras City Land Revenue Act                                                                                        1851        12

Madras Civil Courts Act                                                                                                     1873        03

Madras Compulsory Labour Act                                                                                      1858        01

Madras District Police Act                                                                                                 1859        24

Madras Forest (Validation) Act                                                                                         1882        21

Madras Public Property Malversation Act                                                                      1837        36

Madras Rent and Revenue Sales Act                                                                               1839        07

Madras Revenue Commissioner Act                                                                                1849        10

Madras Uncovenated Officers' Act                                                                                  1857        07

Mahatama Gandhi Antarashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya Act, 1996                          1997        03

Mahendra Pratap Singh Estate (Repeal) Act                                                                   1960        48

Maintenance Orders Enforcement Act                                                                             1921        18

Major Port Trusts Act                                                                                                         1963        38

Mangrol and Manavadar (Administration of Property) Act                                         1949        02

                Manipur and Tripura (Repeal of Laws) Act                                                                     1958        35

Manipur (Courts) Act                                                                                                         1955        56

Manipur (Hill Areas District Council) Act                                                                       1971        76

Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act                                                             1960        33

Manipur Municipalities Act                                                                                               1994        43

Manipur Panchayati Raj Act                                                                                              1994        26

Manipur (Sales of Motor Spirit and Lubricants) Taxation Act                                     1962        55

Manipur (Village Authorities in Hill Areas) Act                                                             1956        80

Manoeuvres, Field Firing and Artillery Practice Act                                                     1938        05

Marine Insurance Act                                                                                                         1963        11

Marine Products Export Development Authority Act                                                   1972        13

Maritime Zones of India (Regulation of Fishing by Foreign  Vessels) Act                1981        42

Marking of Heavy Packages Act                                                                                      1951        39

Marriages Validation Act                                                                                                   1892        02

Married Women's Property Act                                                                                        1874        03

Married Women's Property (Extension) Act                                                                   1959        61

Maruti Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings)  Act                               1980        64

Maternity Benefit Act                                                                                                         1961        53

Maulana Azad National Urdu University Act, 1996                                                       1997        02

Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act                                                                           1971        34

                Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act                                                 1955        16

Mental Health Act                                                                                                               1987        14

Merchant Shipping Act                                                                                                      1958        44

Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act                                                                             1986        33

Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act                                                                             1987        13

Merged States (Laws) Act                                                                                                 1949        59

Metal Corporation (Nationalisation and Miscellaneous  Provisions) Act                 1976        100

Metal Tokens Act                                                                                                                1889        01

               

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M            Metro Railways (Construction of Works) Act                                                                1978        33

Mica Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act                                                                            1946        22

Mineral Oils (Additional Duties of Excise and Customs) Act                                      1958        27

Mines Act                                                                                                                             1952        35

Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act                                             1957        67

Minimum Wages Act                                                                                                          1948        11

Mirzapur Stone Mahal Act                                                                                                 1886        05

Miscellaneous Personal Laws (Extension) Act                                                               1959        48

Mizoram University Act                                                                                                     2000        08

Mogul Line Limited (Acquisition of Shares) Act                                                           1984        33

Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practices Act                                                           1969        54

Motor Transport Workers Act                                                                                          1961        27

Motor Vehicles Act                                                                                                             1988        59

Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act                                                                       1993        28

Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act                                                                           1984        51

Municipal Taxation Act                                                                                                      1881        11

Murshidabad Act                                                                                                                1891        15

Murshidabad Estate Administration Act                                                                         1933        23

Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act                                                            1937        26

Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act                                                1986        25

Mussalman Wakf Act                                                                                                         1923        42

Mussalman Wakf Validating Act                                                                                      1913        06

Mussalman Wakf Validating Act                                                                                      1930        32

Mysore State Legislature (Delegation of Powers) Act                                                  1971        23

   N.         Naga Hills-Tuensang Area Act                                                                                        1957        42

Nagaland University Act                                                                                                    1989        35

Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act                                                       1985        61

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act                                         1981        61

National Cadet Corps Act                                                                                                  1948        31

National Capital Region Planning Board Act                                                                  1985        02

National Commission for Backward Classes Act                                                            1993        27

National Commission for Minorities Act                                                                         1992        19

National Commission for Safai Karamcharis Act                                                            1993        64

National Commission for Women Act                                                                              1990        20

National Company (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings)  Act                        1980        42

National Co-operative Development Corporation Act                                                  1962        26

National Council for Teacher Education Act                                                                  1993        73

National Dairy Development Board Act                                                                          1987        37

National Environment Appellate Authority Act                                                             1997        22

National Environment Tribunal Act                                                                                  1995        27

National Highways Act                                                                                                      1956        48

National Highways Authority of India Act                                                                     1988        68

National Housing Bank Act                                                                                               1987        53

National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and  Research  Act                           1998        13

National Library of India Act                                                                                             1976        76

                National Oil Seeds and Vegetable Oils Development Board Act                                 1983        29

National Security Act                                                                                                          1980        65

National Security Guard Act                                                                                              1986        47

National Service Act                                                                                                           1972        28

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited, the National  Hydro-Electric              1993        24

Power Corporation Limited and the North-Eastern Electric Power Corporation

Limited (Acquisition  and Transfer of Power Transmission Systems) Act

National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy,                          1999        44

Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act

 

 

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N             National Waterway (Allahabad-Haldia Stretch of the                                                   1982        49

Ganga-Bhagirathi, Hooghly River) Act

National Waterway (Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of                                                      1992        25

West Coast  Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals) Act

National Waterway (Sadiya-Dhubri Stretch of the Brahmaputra  River) Act             1988        40

Naval and Aircraft Prize Act                                                                                              1971        59

Navy Act                                                                                                                               1957        62

Negotiable Instruments Act                                                                                               1881        26

New Delhi Municipal Council Act                                                                                    1994        44

Newspaper (Price and Page) Act                                                                                       1956        45

Newspaper (Price and Page Continuance) Act                                                               1961        36

Neyveli Lignite Corporation Limited (Acquisition                                                         1994        56

and  Transfer of Power Transmission System) Act

North-Eastern Area (Reorganisation) Act                                                                       1971        81

North-Eastern Council Act                                                                                                 1971        84

North-Eastern Hill University Act                                                                                     1973        24

North-Eastern Provinces Village and Road Police Act                                                  1873        16

Northern India Canal and Drainage Act                                                                           1873        08

Northern India Ferries Act                                                                                                 1878        17

Notaries Act                                                                                                                         1952        53

O             Oaths Act                                                                                                                              1969        44

Obstructions in Fairways Act                                                                                            1881        16

Official Languages Act                                                                                                       1963        19

Official Secrets Act                                                                                                              1923        19

Official Trustees Act                                                                                                           1913        02

Oil and Natural Gas Commission (Transfer of Undertaking and  Repeal) Act           1993        65

Oil Fields (Regulation and Development) Act                                                                1948        53

Oil Industry (Development) Act                                                                                        1974        47

Opium and Revenue Laws (Extension of Application) Act                                          1950        33

Oriental Gas Company                                                                                                        1857        05

Oriental Gas Company                                                                                                        1867        11

Orissa Weights and Measures (Delhi Repeal) Act                                                        1958        57

Orphanages and Other Charitable Homes (Supervision and  Control) Act                1960        10

Oudh Estates Act                                                                                                                1869        01

Oudh Laws Act                                                                                                                    1876        18

Oudh Sub-settlement Act                                                                                                   1866        26

Oudh Taluqdars' Relief Act                                                                                                1870        24

Oudh Wasikas Act                                                                                                              1886        21

P             Parel Investment and Trading Private Limited and Domestic Gas Private                 1979        29

Limited (Taking Over of Management) Act

Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act                                                             1959        10

Parliamentary Proceedings (Protection of Publication) Act                                          1977        15

                Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act                                                                                        1936        03

Part B States (Laws) Act                                                                                                     1951        03

Part B States Marriages Validating Act                                                                            1952        01

Part C States Miscellaneous Laws (Repealing) Act                                                       1951        66

            Parliamentary Proceedings (Protection of Publication) Repeal Act                             1976        28

Partition Act                                                                                                                         1893        04

Partition of Revenue-paying Estates                                                                                1863        19

Passport (Entry into India) Act                                                                                         1920        34

Passports Act                                                                                                                       1967        15

Patents Act                                                                                                                           1970        39

 

 

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P             Payment of Bonus Act                                                                                                        1965        21

Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Act                                                                            1987        22

Payment of Gratuity Act                                                                                                     1972        39

Payment of Wages Act                                                                                                       1936        04

Pensions Act                                                                                                                        1871        23

Personal Injuries (Compensation Insurance) Act                                                           1963        37

Persons With Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection  of Rights and Full       1996        01

Participation) Act, 1995

Petroleum Act                                                                                                                       1934        30

Petroleum and Minerals Pipelines (Acquisition of Right of  User in Land) Act        1962        50

Petroleum (Berar Extension) Act                                                                                       1937        23

Pharmacy Act                                                                                                                       1948        08

Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act                                                                   1991        42

Plantations Labour Act                                                                                                       1951        69

Poisons Act                                                                                                                          1919        12

Police Act                                                                                                                              1861        05

Police Act                                                                                                                              1888        03

Police Act                                                                                                                              1949        64

Police, Agra                                                                                                                          1854        16

Police Forces (Restriction of Rights) Act                                                                        1966        33

Police (Incitement to Disaffection) Act                                                                            1922        22

Pondicherry (Administration) Act                                                                                    1962        49

Pondicherry (Extension of Laws) Act                                                                               1968        26

Pondicherry University Act                                                                                               1985        53

Porahat Estate Act                                                                                                               1893        02

Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research,  Chandigarh, Act      1966        51

Post Office Cash Certificates Act                                                                                      1917        18

                Powers-of-Attorney Act                                                                                                     1882        07

Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act                                               1990        25

Preference Shares (Regulation of Dividend) Act                                                            1960        63

Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention  of Misuse) Act       1994        57

Presidency Small Cause Courts Act                                                                                 1882        15

Presidency-towns Insolvency Act                                                                                   1909        03

President (Discharge of Functions) Act                                                                          1969        16

Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections Act                                                            1952        31

President's Emoluments and Pension Act                                                                       1951        30

Press and Registration of Books Act                                                                               1867        25

Press Council Act                                                                                                                1978        37

Prevention of Blackmarketing and Maintenance of  Supplies of  Essential               1980        07

Commodities Act

Prevention of Corruption Act                                                                                            1988        49

Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act                                                                              1960        59

Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act                                                                1984        03

Prevention of Food Adulteration Act                                                                              1954        37

Prevention of Food Adulteration (Extension to                                                              1972        24

Kohima and  Mokokchung Districts) Act

Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act    1988        46

            Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act                                                                1971        69

Prevention of Seditious Meetings Act                                                                             1911        10

Prisoners Act                                                                                                                        1900        03

Prisoners (Attendance in Courts) Act                                                                              1955        32

Prisons Act                                                                                                                           1894        09

 

 

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Name of the Act                                                                                                                   Year        Act No

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P             Prize Chits and Money Circulation Scheme (Banning) Act                                          1978        43

Prize Competitions Act                                                                                                       1955        42

Probation of Offenders Act                                                                                                1958        20

Produce Cess Act                                                                                                                1966        15

Professions Tax Limitation (Amendment and Validation) Act                                     1949        61

Promissory Notes (Stamp) Act                                                                                          1926        11

Protection of Civil Rights Act                                                                                            1955        22

Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993                                                                             1994        10

Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Right Act                                                    2001        53

                Provident Funds Act                                                                                                           1925        19

Provincial Insolvency Act                                                                                                  1920        05

Provincial Small Cause Courts Act                                                                                   1887        09

Provisional Collection of Taxes Act                                                                                 1931        16

Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled  Areas) Act                    1996        40

`               Public Accountants' Defaults Act                                                                                    1850        12

Public Debt Act                                                                                                                    1944        18

Public Employment (Requirement as to Residence) Act                                               1957        44

Public Financial Institutions (Obligation as to Fidelity  and Secrecy) Act                 1983        48

Public Gambling Act                                                                                                            1867        03

Public Liability Insurance Act                                                                                           1991        06

Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act                                        1971        40

Public Provident Fund Act                                                                                                 1968        23

Public Records Act                                                                                                              1993        69

Public Sector Iron and Steel Companies  (Restructuring) and  Miscellaneous          1978        16

Provisions Act

Public Servants (Inquiries) Act                                                                                         1850        37

Public Suits Validation Act                                                                                                1932        11

Public Wakfs (Extension of Limitation) Act                                                                    1959        29

Punjab District Boards Act                                                                                                1883        20

Punjab Disturbed Areas Act                                                                                              1983        32

Punjab Excise (Delhi Amendment) Act                                                                            1979        12

Punjab Gram Panchayat, Samities and Zilla Parishad (Chandigarh Repeal) Act        1994        27

Punjab Land Revenue Act                                                                                                 1887        17

Punjab Laws Act                                                                                                                  1872        04

Punjab Legislative Council (Abolition) Act                                                                    1969        46

Punjab Municipal Corporation Law (Extension to Chandigarh)  Act                          1994        45

Punjab Pre-emption (Chandigarh and Delhi Repeal) Act                                              1989        22

Punjab Reorganisation Act                                                                                                1966        31

Punjab State Legislature (Delegation of Powers) Act                                                    1984        36

Punjab Tenancy Act                                                                                                           1887        16

R             Railway Claims Tribunal Act                                                                                              1987        54

Railway Companies (Emergency Provisions) Act                                                          1951        51

Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act                                                                 1966        29

Railway Protection Force Act                                                                                            1957        23

Railway Protection Force (Amendment) Act                                                                   1985        60

Railways Act                                                                                                                        1989        24

Railways Employment of Members of the Armed Forces Act                                      1965        40

Railways (Local Authorities' Taxation) Act                                                                     1941        25

                Raipur and Khattra Laws Act                                                                                            1879        19

Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (Transfer of Territories) Act                                     1959        47

Rajghat Samadhi Act                                                                                                           1951        41 

                Rampur Raza Library Act                                                                                                    1975        22

            Reciprocity Act                                                                                                                    1943        09

 

 

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R             Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions  Act                               1993        51

Red Cross Society (Allocation of Property) Act                                                            1936        18

Reformatory Schools Act                                                                                                   1897        08

Refugee Relief Taxes (Abolition) Act                                                                               1973        13

Regional Rural Banks Act                                                                                                  1976        21

Registration Act                                                                                                                   1908        16

Registration of Births and Deaths Act                                                                             1969        18

Registration of Foreigners Act                                                                                          1939        16

Rehabilitation Council of India Act                                                                                  1992        34

Rehabilitation  Finance Administration Act                                                                    1948        12

Religious Endowments Act                                                                                                1863        20

Religious Institutions (Prevention of Misuse) Act                                                        1988        41

Religious Societies Act                                                                                                       1880        01

Remittances of Foreign Exchange and Investment in Foreign  Exchange Bonds      1991        41

(Immunities and Exemptions) Act

Rent Recovery Act                                                                                                              1853        06

Representation of the People Act                                                                                     1950        43

Representation of the People (Amendment) Act                                                            1989        21

Representation of the People Act                                                                                     1951        43

Representation of the People (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act                                   1956        88

Requisitioned Land (Apportionment of Compensation) Act                                       1949        51

Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property Act                                       1952        30

Research and Development Cess Act                                                                              1986        32

Reserve Bank (Transfer of Public Ownership) Act                                                        1948        62

Reserve Bank of India Act                                                                                                 1934        02

Reserve Bank of India (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act                 1953        54

Reserve and Auxiliary Air Forces Act                                                                              1952        62

Resettlement of Displaced Persons (Land Acquisition) Act                                        1948        60

Revenue, Bombay                                                                                                                1842        13

Revenue Commissioners, Bombay                                                                                    1842        17

Revenue Recovery Act                                                                                                       1890        01

Richardson and Cruddas Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of  Under-                    1972        78

takings) Act

                River Boards Act                                                                                                                 1956        49

Road Transport Corporations Act                                                                                    1950        64

Rubber Act                                                                                                                           1947        24

S             SAARC Convention (Suppression of Terrorism) Act                                                   1993        36

Salar Jung Museum Act                                                                                                     1961        26

Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of  Parliament  Act                               1954        30

Salaries and Allowances of Ministers Act                                                                      1952        58

Salaries and Allowances of Officers of Parliament  Act                                                1953        20

Salary and Allowances of Leaders of Opposition in Parliament Act                           1977        33

Sale of Goods Act                                                                                                                1930        03

Sales of Land for Revenue Arrears                                                                                   1845        01

Sales Promotion Employees (Conditions of Service) Act                                             1976        11

Sales Tax Laws Validation Act                                                                                          1956        07

Salt Cess Act                                                                                                                        1953        49

Sarais Act                                                                                                                              1867        22

Scheduled Areas (Assimilation of Laws) Act                                                                 1951        37

Scheduled Areas (Assimilation of Laws) Act                                                                 1953        16

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment)  Act                          1956        63

Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment)  Act                          1976        108

Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of  Atrocities) Act          1989        33

            Scheduled Securities (Hyderabad) Act                                                                            1949        07

 

 

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S             Seamen's Provident Fund Act                                                                                           1966        04

Seaward Artillery Practice Act                                                                                           1949        08

Securities and Exchange Board of India Act                                                                   1992        15

Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act                                                                              1956        42

Seeds Act                                                                                                                              1966        54

Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout Design Act                                                2000        37

Sheriff of Calcutta (Power of Custody) Act                                                                     1931        20

Sheriffs' Fees Act                                                                                                                 1852        08

Shillong (Rifle Range and Umlong) Cantonments Assimilation  of Laws Act           1954        31

Shipping Development Fund Committee (Abolition) Act                                             1986        66

Shore Nuisances (Bombay and Kolaba) Act                                                                   1853        11

Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985                                            1986        01

Sick Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Act                                                             1974        57

Sick Textile Undertakings (Taking Over of Management) Act                                     1972        72

Sikh Gurdwaras (Supplementary) Act                                                                              1925        24

Sir Dinshaw Maneckjee Petit Act                                                                                      1893        06

Sir Jamsetjee Jejeebhoy Baronetcy Act                                                                           1915        10

Slum Areas (Improvement and Clearance) Act                                                               1956        96

Small Coins (Offences) Act                                                                                                1971        52

Small Industries Development Bank of India Act                                                           1989        39

Smith, Stainstreet and Company Limited (Acquisition and  Transfer of                     1977        41

Undertakings) Act

Smugglers and Foreign Exchange Manipulators (Forfeiture of  Property) Act         1976        13

Societies Registration Act                                                                                                  1860        21

Sonthal Parganas Act                                                                                                         1855        37

Sonthal Parganas Act                                                                                                         1857        10

Special Court (Trial of Offences Relating to Transactions  in Securities) Act       1992            27

Special Criminal Courts (Jurisdiction) Act                                                                       1950        18

Special Marriage Act                                                                                                           1954        43

Special Protection Group Act                                                                                            1988        34

Special Tribunals (Supplementary Provisions) Act                                                       1946        26

Specific Relief Act                                                                                                               1963        47

Spices Board Act                                                                                                                 1986        10

Spices Cess Act                                                                                                                   1986        11

                Spirituous Preparation (Inter-State Trade and Commerce)  Control Act                     1955        39

Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and  Technology,                         1980        52

Trivandrum Act

St. John Ambulance Association (India) Transfer of Funds  Act                               1956        21

Stage-Carriages Act                                                                                                            1861        16

Standards of Weights and Measures Act                                                                       1976        60

Standards of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act                                             1985        54

Standards of Weights and Measures (Extension to Kohima and  Mokokchung      1967        25

Districts) Act

State Acquisition of Lands for Union Purposes (Validation) Act                               1954        23

State Agricultural Credit Corporation Act                                                                       1968        60

State Armed Police Forces (Extension of Laws) Act                                                      1952        63

State Associated Banks (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act                                            1962        56

State Bank of Hyderabad Act                                                                                            1956        79

State Bank of India Act                                                                                                       1955        23

State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Act                                                                    1959        38

                State Bank of Sikkim (Acquisition of Shares) and Miscellaneous                               1982        62

Provisions Act

State Financial Corporations Act                                                                                      1951        63

 

 

 

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S             State of Arunachal Pradesh Act                                                                                        1986        69

State of Himachal Pradesh Act                                                                                          1970        53

State of Mizoram Act                                                                                                          1986        34

State of Nagaland Act                                                                                                         1962        27

States Reorganisation Act                                                                                                 1956        37

Sugar-cane Act                                                                                                                    1934        15

Sugar Cess Act                                                                                                                    1982        03

Sugar Development Fund Act                                                                                           1982        04

Sugar Export Promotion Act                                                                                              1958        30

Sugar (Regulation of Production) Act                                                                              1961        55

Sugar (Special Excise Duty) Act                                                                                        1959        58 

Sugar Undertaking (Taking over of Management) Act                                                 1978        49

Suits Valuation Act                                                                                                             1887        07

Suppression of Unlawful Acts against Safety of Civil  Aviation Act                         1982        66

                Supreme Court Advocates (Practice in High Courts) Act                                             1951        18

Supreme Court (Enlargement of Criminal Appellate Jurisdiction) Act                        1970        28

Supreme Court Judges ( Salaries and Conditions of  Service) Act                              1958        41

                Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Act                                                                          1956        55

Swadeshi Cotton Mills Company Limited (Acquisition and  Transfer of                   1986        30

Undertakings) Act

T             Tamil Nadu Agricultural Service Co-operative Societies  (Appointment of               1988        22

Special Officers) Amendment Act

Taxation Laws (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act                               1965        41

Taxation Laws (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act                               1986        46

Taxation Laws (Continuation and Validation of  Recovery  Proceedings) Act         1964        11

Taxation Laws (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act                                                 1954        41

Taxation Laws (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act                                                 1972        25

Tea Act                                                                                                                                  1953        29

Tea Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Sick Tea Units)  Act                            1985        37

Tea Districts Emigrant Labour (Repeal) Act                                                                    1970        50

Technology Development Board Act                                                                              1995        44

Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act                                                                   1997        24

Telegraph Wires (Unlawful Possession) Act                                                                  1950        74

Terminal Tax on Railway Passengers Act                                                                        1956        69

Territorial Army Act                                                                                                            1948        56

Territorial Waters, Continental Shelf, Exclusive Economic  Zone and other              1976        80

Maritime Zones Act

                Terrorist Affected Areas (Special Courts) Act                                                               1984        61

Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Act                                                                     1995        39

Textile Undertakings (Taking Over of Management) Act                                             1983        40

Textiles Committee Act                                                                                                       1963        41

Tezpur University Act                                                                                                        1993        45

Tobacco Board Act                                                                                                             1975        04

Tobacco Cess Act                                                                                                               1975        26

Tobacco Duty (Town of Bombay) Act                                                                            1857        04

Tokyo Convention Act                                                                                                       1975        20

Trade Marks Act                                                                                                                  1999        47

                Trade Unions Act                                                                                                                1926        16

Trading with the Enemy (Continuance of Emergency Provisions)  Act                     1947        16

Transfer of Evacuee Deposits Act                                                                                    1954        15

Transfer of Prisoners Act                                                                                                   1950        29

Transfer of Property Act                                                                                                    1882        04

Transfer of Property (Amendment) Supplementary Act                                               1929        21

 

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T             Transformer and Switchgear Limited (Acquisition  and  Transfer of                          1983        41

Undertakings) Act

Transplantation of Human Organs Act                                                                            1994        42

Travancore-Cochin Vehicles Taxation (Amendment and Validation) Act                  1959        42

Tripura Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act                                                               1960        43

U             Union Duties of Excise (Distribution) Act                                                                       1979        24

Union Duties of Excise (Electricity Distribution) Act                                                    1980        14

Union Territories (Direct Election to the House of the  People) Act                           1965        49

Union Territories (Laws) Act                                                                                             1950        30

Union Territories (Separation of Judicial and Executive  Functions) Act                   1969        19

Union Territories (Stamp and Court-fees Laws) Act                                                      1961        33

Unit Trust of India Act                                                                                                       1963        52

United Nations (Privileges and Immunities) Act                                                            1947        46

United Nations (Security Council) Act                                                                            1947        43

United Provinces Act                                                                                                          1890        20

University Grants Commission Act                                                                                  1956        03

University of Hyderabad Act                                                                                            1974        39

Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act                                                                               1967        37

Untouchability (Offences) Amendment and Miscellaneous  Provision Act              1976        106

Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act                                                                       1976        33

Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Repeal Act                                                          1999        15

Usurious Loans Act                                                                                                            1918        10

Usury Laws Repeal Act                                                                                                      1855        28

Uttar Pradesh Cantonments (Control of Rent and Eviction) Repeal Act                    1971        68

Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act                                                                                    2000        29

V             Vice-President's Pension Act                                                                                             1997        30

Victoria Memorial Act                                                                                                         1903        10

Visva-Bharati Act                                                                                                                1951        29

Voluntary Surrender of Salaries (Exemption from Taxation)  Act                                 1961        46

W            Wakf Act                                                                                                                               1995        43

War Injuries (Compensation Insurance) Act                                                                  1943        23

Warehousing Corporations Act                                                                                        1962        58

Warehousing Corporations (Supplementary) Act                                                         1965        20

Waste-Lands (Claims) Act                                                                                                 1863        23

Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act                                                           1974        06

Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act                                                 1977        36

Wealth-tax Act                                                                                                                     1957        27

Weekly Holidays Act                                                                                                          1942        18

West Godavari District (Assimilation of Laws on Federal  Subjects) Act                  1949        20

White Phosphorus Matches Prohibition Act                                                                 1913        05

Wild Birds and Animals Protection Act                                                                           1912        08 

Wild Life (Protection) Act                                                                                                  1972        53

Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act                                                                           1991        44

Women's and Children's Institutions (Licensing) Act                                                   1956        105

Working Journalists and other Newspaper Employees  (Conditions of Service)      1955        45

and Miscellaneous Provisions   Act

Working Journalists (Fixation of Rates of Wages)  Act                                                1958        29

Workmen's Compensation Act                                                                                          1923        08

Works of Defence Act                                                                                                        1903        07

Y             Young Persons (Harmful Publications) Act                                                                    1956        93