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An Act further to amend the Government of Union Territories Act, 1963

and the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-seventh Year of the Republic

of India as follows:-

CHAPTER I

Preliminary

1. Short title and commencement.-(1) This Act may be called the

Government of Union Territories and the Government of National

Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2006.

(2) Section 2 shall be deemed to have come into force on the 31st day

of March, 2005.

CHAPTER II

AMENDMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF UNION TERRITORIES ACT, 1963

2. Insertion of new section 43F.-After section 43E of the Government

of Union Territories Act, 1963 (20 of 1963) the following section

shall be inserted, namely:-

“43F. Special provision as to readjustment of territorial

constituencies on the basis of 2001 census.-Notwithstanding the

publication of orders under sub-section (1) of section 10 of the

Delimitation Act, 2002 (33 of 2002) or anything contained in subsection

(2) or sub-section (4) of the said section, any readjustment

in the division of Union territory into territorial constituencies by

the Delimitation Commission under the said Act, on the basis of 2001

census shall take effect from such date as the Central Government

may, by order, published in the Official Gazette, specify and until

such readjustment takes effect, any election to the Legislative

Assembly may be held on the basis of the territorial constituencies

existing before such readjustment.”.

CHAPTER III

AMENDMENT OF THE GOVERNMENT OF NATIONAL CAPITAL TERRITORY OF DELHI

3. Amendment of section 3.-In section 3 of the Government of National

Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991 (1 of 1992), in sub-section (3),

after the proviso, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-

“Provided further that any readjustment in the division of the

Capital into territorial constituencies by the Delimitation

Commission under the Delimitation Act, 2002 (33 of 2002) on the basis

of 2001 census shall take effect from such date as the Central

Government may, by order, published in the Official Gazette, specify

and until such readjustment takes effect, any election to the

Legislative Assembly may be held on the basis of the territorial

constituencies existing before such readjustment.”.

T. K. VISWANATHAN,

Secy. to the Govt. of India.

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CORRIGENDUM

In the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2005 (No. 2 of 2006) as

published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 1,

dated the 12th January 2006 (issue No. 2), at page 2, for the

marginal heading of section 195A, read “Threatening any person to

give false evidence.”.

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