India (Consequential Provision) Act, 1949


[Act No. 12, 13 and 14 Geo, 6, C, 92]

16th December, 1949

(Published in Gazette of India, 13-1-1950, Extra., Page27.)


An Act to make provision as to the operation of the law in relation to India, and persons and things in any way belonging to or connected with India, in view of India’s becoming a Republic while remaining a member of the Commonwealth.

Whereas on the twenty-sixth day of January, nineteen hundred and fifty, India is to become a Republic while remaining a member of Commonwealth.

Be it enacted by the King’s Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:-

2. Short title

This Act may be cited the Indian (Consequential Provision) Act, 1949

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