Hon’ble presidents has given his assent to Repealing and Amending Act, 2016 on 06th May 2016 and same been published in Gazzete on 09.05.2016. The Act was introduced in Lok Sabha on 27.07.2015 and was passed by Lok Sabha on 06.08.2015 and subsequently passed by Rajya Sabha on 27.04.2016.

Repealing and Amending Act, 2016 repeal 295 Acts and make minor amendments to (i) the Sexual Harassment of Women at the Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, and (ii) the Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Amendment Act, 2014.

Related Act is as follows :-

(Legislative Department)

New Delhi, the 9th May, 2016/Vaisakha 19, 1938 (Saka)

The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 6th May, 2016, and is hereby published for general information:—


NO. 23 OF 2016

[6th May, 2016.]

An Act to repeal certain enactments and to amend certain other enactments.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:—

Short title.

1.  This Act may be called the Repealing and Amending Act, 2016.

Repeal of certain enactments.

2.  The enactments specified in the First Schedule are hereby repealed to the extent mentioned in the fourth column thereof.

Amendment of certain enactments.

3.  The enactments specified in the Second Schedule are hereby amended to the extent and in the manner mentioned in the fourth column thereof.


4.  The repeal by this Act of any enactment shall not affect any other enactment in which the repealed enactment has been applied, incorporated or referred to;

and this Act shall not affect the validity, invalidity, effect or consequences of anything already done or suffered, or any right, title, obligation or liability already acquired, accrued or incurred, or any remedy or proceeding in respect thereof, or any release or discharge of or from any debt, penalty, obligation, liability, claim or demand, or any indemnity already granted, or the proof of any past act or thing;

nor shall this Act affect any principle or rule of law, or established jurisdiction, form or course of pleading, practice or procedure, or existing usage, custom, privilege, restriction, exemption, office or appointment, notwithstanding that the same respectively may have been in any manner affirmed or recognised or derived by, in or from any enactment hereby repealed;

nor shall the repeal by this Act of any enactment revive or restore any jurisdiction, office, custom, liability, right, title, privilege, restriction, exemption, usage, practice, procedure or other matter or thing not now existing or in force.

(See section 2)

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