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Bengal Bihar and Orissa and Assam Laws Act, 1912 Preamble 1 - Bare Act

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Section TitleThe Bengal, Bihar and Orissa and Assam Laws Act, 1912
Act Info:

THE BENGAL, BIHAR AND ORISSA AND ASSAM LAWS ACT, 1912

[Act, No.7 of 1912]

[26th March, 1912]

PREAMBLE

An Act to make certain provisions regarding the application of the law in force in the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal, the Province of Bihar and Orissa and the Province of Assam.

WHEREAS a Governor and an Executive Council have been appointed for the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal;

AND WHEREAS, by Proclamation {See the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, of the 22nd March, 1912.} published under Notification NO.290, dated the twenty-second day of March, 1912, the Governor-General in Council, with the sanction of His Majesty, has been pleased to declare and appoint that, on and from the first day of April, 1912, the territory mentioned in Schedule A shall be and continue subject to the said Presidency of Fort William in Bengal;

AND WHEREAS, by Proclamation {See the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, of the 22nd March, 1912.} published under Notification No.289, dated the twenty-second day of March, 1912, the Governor-General, with the sanction of His Majesty, has been pleased to constitute the territory mentioned in Schedule B to be, for the purposes of the Indian Councils Act, 1861 (24 & 25 Vict., C.67.), {Rep.and re-enacted by the Government of India Act, 1915.} a Province to which the provisions of, that Act touching the making of Laws and Regulations for the peace and good government of the Presidencies of Fort St.George and Bombay shall be applicable, and to direct that the said Province shall be called the Province of Bihar and Orissa, and further to appoint a Lieutenant-Governor of that Province;

AND WHEREAS, by Proclamation {See the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, of the 22nd March, 1912.} published under Notification NO.291, dated the twenty-second day of March, 1912, the Governor-General in Council, with the sanction and approbation of the Secretary of State for India, has been pleased to take under his immediate authority and management the territory mentioned in Schedule C, which was formerly included within the Province of Eastern Bengal and Assam, and to form the same into a Chief Commissionership, to be called the Chief Commissionership of Assam, and further to appoint a Chief Commissioner therefor;

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to make certain provisions regarding the application of the law in force in the territories affected by the said Proclamations;




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