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AN ACT TO AMEND CERTAIN ENACTMENTS FOR THE PURPOSE OF
CHANGING THE DESIGN

[3rd May, 1955.]

1. Short title and commencement.(1) This Act may be called the
Commanders-in-Chief (Change in Designation) Act, 1955.(2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central
Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

2. [Amendment of certain enactments.] Rep. by the Repealing and
Amending Act, 1960 (58 of 1960), s. 2 and Sch. I.

3. Construction of references to Commanders-in-Chief in enactments or instruments.Any reference, by whatever form of words, to the Commander-in-Chief of the regular Army, the Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Navy, and the Commander-in-Chief of the Air Force, in any law for the time being in force, or in any instrument or other document, shall be construed as a reference to the Chief of the Army
Staff, the Chief of the Naval Staff, and the Chief of the Air Staff respectively.

[THE SCHEDULE.] Rep. by the Repealing and Amending Act, 1960 (58.of 1960), s. 2 and Sch. I.

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1 7th May, 1955, vide Notification No. S.R.O. 2/E, dated the 7th
May, 1955, Gazette of India, 1955, Extraordinary, Pt. II, Sec. 4, p.3


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