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Constitution of India Constitution Order 21 - Bare Act

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Section TitleConstitution (Removal of Difficulties) Order, No. Vi
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C.O. 21, dated the 2nd September, 1950

Inexercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 392 of theConstitution of India the President is pleased to make the following Order,namely :--

1.(1) This Order may be called the Constitution (Removal of Difficulties) OrderNo. VI.

(2)It shall come into force at once.

2.So long as any of the persons who, not being citizens of India at thecommencement of the Constitution, became Judges of High Courts by virtue ofclause (1) of article 376, holds office as a Judge of any High Court or of theSupreme Court, the Constitution of India shall have effect subject to thefollowing adaptation :--

Toclause (1) of , article 376, the following shall be added, namely :--

"Anysuch Judge shall, notwithstanding that he is not a citizen of India, beeligible for appointment as Chief Justice of such High Court, or as ChiefJustice or other Judge of any other High Court or of the Supreme Court."


1.Ceased to be in force with effect from 18th June, 1951, Vide C. O.31, para, 3.

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