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The Sikh Gurdwaras (Supplementary) Act, 1925

 1ACT NO. XXIV OF 1925

 [11th September, 1925]

An Act to supplement certain provisions of the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925

            WHEREAS it is expedient to supplement, 2* * * certain provisions of the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925 (Punjab Act VIII of 1925), for the purposes herein­after appearing;

It is hereby enacted as follows:---

1. Short title and commencement.‑ (1) This Act may be called the Sikh Gurdwaras (Supplementary) Act, 1925.

(2) It shall come into force on the date 3appointed by the 4[Provincial Government] under sub‑section (3) of section 1 of the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925 (Punjab Act VIII of 1925).

2. Validation of certain provisions of Punjab Act VIII of 1925. The Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925 (hereinafter referred to as the said Act), shall, so far as it adds to or takes from the juris­diction of the High Court 5* * at Lahore or prescribes the procedure of the said Court, be as valid as if it had been passed by the 6[Central Legislature].

3. [Amendment of section 12, Punjab Act VIII of 1925.] Rep. by the Repealing Act, 1938 (I of 1938), s. 2 and Sch.

 

1 For Statement of Objects and Reasons, see Gazette of India, 1925, Pt. V, p. 216.

2 The words and comma “by legislation in the Indian Legislature” omitted by the Federal Laws (Revision and Declaration) Act, 1951 (26 of 1951), s.3 and 2nd Sch.

3The 1st November, 1925 ; see Punjab Gazette 1925, Pt. I, p, 712.

4 Subs. by A.O., 1937, for “L.G.”

5The words “of Judicature” omitted by A.O., 1964, Art. 2 and Sch.

6 Subs. by the Federal Laws (Revision and Declaration) Act, 1951 (26 of 1951), s.4 and Third Sch., for “Indian Legislature”.

 

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