AS INTRODUCED IN LOK SABHA

Bill No. 22 of 2017

THE REPEALING AND AMENDING BILL, 2017

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BILL

to repeal certain enactments and to amend certain other enactments.

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

1. Short Title

This Act may be called the Repealing and Amending Act, 2017.

2. Repeal of certain enactments.

The enactments specified in the First Schedule are hereby repealed to the extent mentioned in the fourth column thereof.

3. Amendment of certain enactments.

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

4. Savings.

The repeal by this Act of any enactment shall not affect any other enactment in which the repealed enactment has been applied, incorporated or referred to;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the same respectively may have been in any manner affirmed or recognised or derived by, in or from any enactment hereby repealed;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.

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STATEMENT OF OBJECTS AND REASONS

This Bill is one of those periodical measures by which enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become obsolete or the retention whereof as separate Acts is unnecessary are repealed or by which the formal defects detected in enactments are corrected.

2. The notes which follow explain the reasons for the amendments suggested in such of those items of the Bill in respect whereof some detailed explanation is necessary.

3. Clause 4 of the Bill contains a precautionary provision which it is usual to include in the Bill of this kind.

NEW DELHI;

The 6th February, 2017.

RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD.

PRESIDENT’S RECOMMENDATION UNDER ARTICLE 117 OF THE
CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

[Copy of letter No. 1(71)205-L.I dated 6 February, 2017 from Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice to the Secretary General, Lok Sabha]

The President, having been informed of the subject matter of the proposed Bill, recommends under clause (1) of article 117 of the Constitution of India, introduction of the Repealing and Amending Bill, 2017 in Lok Sabha.

NOTES ON THE SECOND SCHEDULE

The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007.— The amendment proposed to the Act seeks to rectify the mistake that had inadvertently crept in at the time of amending the said Act vide Act 9 of 2014.

2. The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009.— The amendment proposed to the Act seeks to rectify patent errors.

3. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.— The amendment proposed to the Act seeks to rectify patent errors.

ANNEXURE

EXTRACT FROM THE NATIONAL INSTITUTES OF TECHNOLOGY, SCIENCE EDUCATION
AND RESEARCH ACT, 2007

(29 OF 2007)

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3. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—

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(d) “Council” means the Council established under sub-section (1) of section 30 or sub-section (i) of section 30A, as the case may be;

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EXTRACT FROM THE PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF INFECTIOUS AND CONTAGIOUS DISEASES IN
ANIMALS ACT, 2009

(27 OF 2009) CHAPTER I

PRELIMINARY

1. (1) This Act may be called the Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Bill, 2009.

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EXTRACT FROM THE RIGHT OF CHILDREN TO FREE AND COMPULSORY EDUCATION ACT, 2009

(35 OF 2009) CHAPTER I

PRELIMINARY

1. Short title, extent and commencement.

(1) This Act may be called the Right to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.

(2) It shall extend to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

LOK SABHA

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BILL

to repeal certain enactments and to amend certain other enactments.

(Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Law and Justice)

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