MINISTRY OF LAW AND JUSTICE
New Delhi, the 2nd March, 2019
THE AADHAAR AND OTHER LAWS (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE, 2019
NO. 9 of 2019
Promulgated by the President in the-Seventieth Year of the Republic of India.
An Ordinance to amend the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 and further to amend the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 and the Prevention of Money-laundering Act, 2002.
WHEREAS the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019 was passed by the House of the People on the 4th day of January, 2019 and is pending in the Council of States;
AND WHEREAS Parliament is not in session and the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action;
NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of article 123 of the Constitution, the President is pleased to promulgate the following Ordinance:—
1. Short title and commencement
(1) This Ordinance may be called the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019.
(2) It shall come into force at once.