The Indian Law Reports Act, 1875

Act No. 18 of 1875 [As on 1956]

An Act for the improvement of Law Reports.[13th October, 1875.][* * * *]

1. Short title. – This Act may be called the Indian Law Reports Act, 1875.

Local extent. – It extends to the whole of India [except the State of Jammu and Kashmir];

Commencement. – And it shall come into force on such day [as the Central Government notifies in this behalf in the Official Gazette.]

2. [Repeal of Act 2 of 1875.] – the Repealing Act, 1876 (12 of 1876).

3. Authority given only to authorized reports. – No Court shall be bound to hear cited, or shall receive or treat as an authority binding on it, the report of any case [decided by any High Court for a Part A or a Part B State], other than a report published under the authority of [any State Government]

4. Authority of judicial decisions. – Nothing herein contained shall be construed to give to any judicial decision any further or other authority than it would have had if this Act had not been passed.

This Act now Repealed 

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