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An Act to declare the law in force in certain territory added to the Province of Delhi.

WHEREAS by Proclamation published in Notification No. 984-C, 1*
dated the 22nd day of February, 1915, the Governor-General in Council, with the sanction and approbation of the Secretary of State for India, has been pleased to take under his immediate authority and management the territory mentioned in Schedule I, which was formerly included within the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, and to include the said territory in the Province of Delhi with effect from the 1st April,
1915;

AND WHEREAS it is expedient to declare the law in force in the said territory;

It is hereby enacted as follows:–

1.Short title and commencement.

1. Short title and commencement. (1) This Act may be called the
Delhi Laws Act, 1915;

(2) It shall come into force on the first day of April, 1915.2.Application to added area of law in force in existing State of Delhi.

2. Application to added area of law in force in existing State of
Delhi. All enactments (except the enactments specified in Schedule II)
for the time being in force in the territory specified in Schedule A
to the Delhi Laws Act, 1912 (13 of 1912), and all notifications, orders, schemes, rules, forms and by-laws issued, made or prescribed under such enactments shall be deemed to be in force in the territory specified in Schedule I in the same manner and subject to the same modifications as they are for the time being in the territory specified in the said Schedule to the said Act.

3.Continuance in added area of certain laws now in force in the UttarPradesh.

3. Continuance in added area of certain laws now in force in the
Uttar Pradesh. The enactments specified in Schedule III, and all notifications, orders, schemes, rules, forms and by-laws issued, made or prescribed under those enactments shall continue to be in force in the territory specified in Schedule I:

Provided that in the enactments so continued and in all notifications, orders, schemes, rules, forms and by-laws issued, made or prescribed thereunder, references to a State Government, the
2*[State Government] of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh, 3* or the Board of Revenue for the Uttar Pradesh shall be read as referring to the 4*[State Government] of Delhi; references to a High Court or the
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1. Gazette of India, 1915, Pt. I. p. 336.2. Subs. by the A. O. 1937 for “Lieutenant-Governor”.
3. Now Uttar Pradesh.
4. Subs. by the A. O. 1937 for “Chief Commissioner”.

96.High Court of Judicature for the North-Western Provinces as referring to the 1*[High Court of Punjab]; and references to the Official
Gazette for the Uttar Pradesh as referring to the Official Gazette.

4.Provision for facilitating application of certain enactments.

4. Provision for facilitating application of certain enactments.
For the purpose of facilitating the application to the territory mentioned in Schedule I of the enactments referred to in section 3, the powers conferred by sections 4 and 5 of the Delhi Laws Act, 1912,
(13 of 1912) shall be exercisable in respect thereof.

5.Exclusion of certain enactments from the added area.

5. Exclusion of certain enactments from the added area. Save as provided in sections 2 and 3 no enactment which is in force in the
United Provinces of Agra and Oudh or any part thereof shall continue to be in force in the territory specified in Schedule I.

6.Pending proceedings.

6. Pending proceedings. Nothing in this Act shall affect any proceeding which at the commencement thereof is pending in respect of any of the territory mentioned in Schedule I or of anything arising in such territory and every such proceeding shall be continued as if this
Act had not been passed:

Provided that the State Government may, by notification in the
Official Gazette, direct that any proceeding, criminal, civil or revenue, other than a proceeding pending before the High Court of
Judicature for the North-Western Provinces, shall be transferred to, and disposed of by, the corresponding authority of the Delhi State.

7.Amendment of section 7 of Act 13 of 1912.7. [Amendment of section 7 of Act 13 of 1912.] Rep. by the
Repealing Act, 1938 (1 of 1938), s. 2 and Sch.

8.Construction.

8. Construction. This Act shall be construed with, and deemed to be part of, the Delhi Laws Act, 1912. (13 of 1912)

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TERRITORY ADDED TO THE STATE OF DELHI

SCHEDULE I

(See section 2)

TERRITORY ADDED TO THE STATE OF DELHI

Revenue estates of–

1. Subehpur.

2. Jagatpur.

3. Baqiabad.

4. Beharipur.

5. Saadatpur Mahal Gujran.

6. Saadatpur Musalmanan.

7. Saadatpur Amad Delhi.
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1. Subs. by the A. O. 1948, for “High Court of Judicature at
Lahore.”

97.8. Wazirabad.

9. Khajuari Paramad.

10. Khajuri Khas.

11. Garhi Mendu.

12. Timarpur.

13. Chandrawal.

14. Usmanpur.

15. Ghonda patti Gujran Khadar.

16. Ghonda patti Chauhan Khadar.

17. Andhavli.

18. Kaithwara.

19. Silampur Amad Delhi.

20. Khondli Khadar.

21. Jatwara Khurd.

22. Mubarakpur Reti.

23. Shakarpur Khadar.

24. Nagla Manchi.

25. Shamspur.

26. Gharaunda Nimka Khadar.

27. Nagli Razapur.

28. Chilla Sarauda Khadar.

29. Qarawalnagar urf Dharauti Kalan.

30. Jivanpur Johripur.

31. Mustafabad.

32. Mirpur Turk.

33. Ziauddinpur.

34. Khanpur Dhani.

35. Maujpur.

36. Ghonda patti Gujran Bangar.

37. Ghonda patti Chauhan Bangar.

38. Jafrabad.

39. Uldanpur.

40. Babarpur.

41. Siqdarpur.

42. Gokalpur.

43. Sabauli.

98.44. Mandauli.

45. Taharpur.

46. Jhilmila.

47. Chandavli urf Shadara.

48. Silampur Bangar.

49. Silampur Khadar.

50. Ghondli Bangar.

51. Kakarduman.

52. Khureji Khas.

53. Khureji Baramad.

54. Shakarpur Khas Bangar.

55. Mandavli Fazilpur.

56. Hasanpur Bhuapur.

57. Ghazipur.

58. Khichripur.

59. Gharaunda Nimka Bangar (Patparganj).

60. Shakarpur Baramad.

61. Kotla.

62. Chilla Sarauda Bangar.

63. Dalupura.

64. Kondli.

65. Gharauli.

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ENACTMENTS IN FORCE IN THE DELHI PROVINCE WHICH WILL NOT BE INFORCE IN THE
TERRITORY ADDED TO THAT PROVINCE

SCHEDULE II

(See section 2)

ENACTMENTS IN FORCE IN THE DELHI PROVINCE WHICH WILL NOT BE IN
FORCE IN THE TERRITORY ADDED TO THAT PROVINCE

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Year Number Short title Remarks
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1 2 3 4.———————————————————————-
Acts of the Governor-General of India in
Council

1887 XVI The Punjab Tenancy Act, 1887. . . . ….

,, XVII The Punjab Land Revenue Act, 1887 . . ….

1* * * * *
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1. The entry relating to the Punjab Alienation of Land Act, 1900
(Punjab 13 of 1900) was rep. by Act 10 of 1927, s. 3 and Sch. II.

99.Punjab Acts

1900 II The Punjab Land Preservation (Chos) ….
Act, 1900.

1912 V The Colonization of Government Lands ….
(Punjab) Act, 1912.1913 I The Punjab Pre-emption Act, 1913 . . ….

,, II The Redemption of Mortgages (Punjab) ….
Act, 1913.———————————————————————-

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ENACTMENTS IN FORCE IN THE UNITED PROVINCES OF AGRA AND OUDH WHICHWILL
CONTINUE TO BE IN FORCE IN THE TERRITORY ADDED TO THE DELHIPROVINCE

SCHEDULE III

(See section 3)

ENACTMENTS IN FORCE IN THE UNITED PROVINCES OF AGRA AND OUDH WHICH
WILL CONTINUE TO BE IN FORCE IN THE TERRITORY ADDED TO THE
DELHI PROVINCE

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Year Number Short title Remarks
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1 2 3 4.———————————————————————-
Acts of the Governor-General of India in
Council.

1882 IV The Transfer of Property Act, 1882 . . ….

,, V The Indian Easements Act, 1882 . . ….

1891 VIII An Act to extend the Indian Easements ….
Act, 1882, to certain areas in which that Act is not in force.

United Provinces Acts

1*1901 II The Agra Tenancy Act, 1901 . . . …

,, III The United Provinces Land Revenue Act, ….
1901.1904 I The United Provinces General Clauses In so far
Act, 1904. as it applies to 1* the Agra
Tenancy Act,
1901, and the United
Provinces
Land Revenue
Act, 1901.———————————————————————-
1. This entry and the words “the Agra Tenancy Act, 1901, and,” in col. 4 will be omitted when the U. P. Tenancy Act, 1939 (U. P. 17 of
1939) is extended to the State of Delhi vide Act 36 of 1951, s. 2.


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