Indian enactments(statutes) repealed in 2019

Repealing and Amending Act 2019

(Act No. 31 of 2019)

Ministry of Law and Justice

Legislative Department

Dated 8.8.2019.

An Act to repeal certain enactments and to amend certain other enactments.Be it enacted by Parliament in the Seventieth Year of the Republic of India as follows: –

1- Short title – This Act may be called the Repealing and Amending Act, 2019.

2- Repeal of certain enactments – The enactments specified in the First Schedule are hereby repealed.

3- Amendment of certain enactments. – The enactments specified in the Second Schedule are hereby amended to the extent and in the manner specified in the fourth column thereof.

4- Savings – The repeal by this Act of any enactment shall not affect any other enactment in which the repealed enactment has been applied, incorporated or referred to;

and this Act shall not affect the validity, invalidity, effect or consequences of anything already done or suffered, or any right, title, obligation or liability already acquired, accrued or incurred, or any remedy or proceeding in respect thereof, or any release or discharge of or from any debt, penalty, obligation, liability, claim or demand, or any indemnity already granted, or the proof of any past act or thing;

nor shall this Act affect any principle or rule of law, or established jurisdiction, form or course of pleading, practice or procedure, or existing usage, custom, privilege, restriction, exemption, office or appointment, notwithstanding that the same respectively may have been in any manner affirmed or recognised or derived by, in or from any enactment hereby repealed;

nor shall the repeal by this Act of any enactment revive or restore any jurisdiction, office, custom, liability, right, title, privilege, restriction, exemption, usage, practice, procedure or other matter or thing not now existing or in force.

The First Schedule

(See section 2)


YearAct No.Short Title
1850XIIThe Public Accountants’ Defaults Act, 1850.
1881XIThe Municipal Taxation Act, 1881.
1892XThe Government Management of Private Estates Act, 1892.
195669The Terminal Tax on Railway Passengers Act, 1956.
195856The Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Constitution and Proceedings) Validation Act, 1958.
196022The Cotton Transport (Amendment) Act, 1960.
19631The Hindi Sahitya Sammelan (Amendment) Act, 1963.
196335The Dramatic Performances (Delhi Repeal) Act, 1963.
196410The Public Employment (Requirement as to Residence) Amendment Act, 1964.
196849The Delhi and Ajmer Rent Control (Nasirabad Cantonment Repeal) Act, 1968.
197356The Alcock Ashdown Company Limited (Acquisition of Undertakings) Act, 1973.
197655The Iron Ore Mines, Manganese Ore Mines and Chrome Ore Mines Labour Welfare Cess Act, 1976.
197661The Iron Ore Mines, Manganese Ore Mines and Chrome Ore Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1976.
197662The Beedi Workers Welfare Fund Act, 1976.
198068The Tea (Amendment) Act, 1980.
198162The Aligarh Muslim University (Amendment) Act, 1981.
198263The Road Transport Corporations (Amendment) Act, 1982.
198341The Transformers and Switchgear Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1983.
198822The Tamil Nadu Agricultural Service Co-operative Societies (Appointment of Special Officers) Amendment Act, 1988.
19993The High Denomination Bank Notes (Demonetisation) Amendment Act, 1998.
200139The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2001.
200148The Registration and Other Related Laws (Amendment) Act, 2001.
200216The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2002.
200243The Delhi University (Amendment) Act, 2002.
20073The Dalmia Dadri Cement Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Amendment Act, 2006.
200728The Central Road Fund (Amendment) Act, 2007.
200921The Prevention of Money-laundering (Amendment) Act, 2009.
200922The Central Industrial Security Force (Amendment) Act, 2009.
200938The Central Universities (Amendment) Act, 2009.
20103The Civil Defence (Amendment) Act, 2009.
20116The Repatriation of Prisoners (Amendment) Act, 2011.
201114The Customs (Amendment and Validation) Act, 2011.
201228The National Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2012.
201234The Institutes of Technology (Amendment) Act, 2012.
20148The Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Amendment Act, 2014.
20149The National Institute of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Act, 2014.
201419The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Act, 2014.
201420The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Amendment) Act, 2014.
201431The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2014.
201432The Merchant Shipping (Second Amendment) Act, 2014.
201439The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second (Amendment) Act, 2014.
20152The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Act, 2015.
20153The Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2015.
20155The Insurance Laws (Amendment) Act, 2015.
201510The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2015.
201512The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Act, 2015.
201514The Regional Rural Banks (Amendment) Act, 2015.
201516The Warehousing Corporations (Amendment) Act, 2015.
201521The Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015.
201610The Election Laws (Amendment) Act, 2016.
201613The High Court and the Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Act, 2016.
201625The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 2016.
201642The National Institute of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Act, 2016.
201645The Central Agricultural University (Amendment) Act, 2016.
201648The Taxation Laws (Second Amendment) Act, 2016.
201719The National Institute of Technology, Science Education and Research (Amendment) Act, 2017.
201721The Collection of Statistics (Amendment) Act, 2017.
201725The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Act, 2017.

The Second Schedule

(See section 3)


YearAct No.Short titleAmendments
196143The Income-tax Act, 1961In section 54GA, in the Explanation to sub-section (1), in clause (a), after the word, brackets, letters “clause (za)”, the words and figure “of section 2” shall be inserted.
201733The Indian Institutes of Management Act, 2017(i) in section 3, in clause (f), for the words ‘”Director”, means’, the words ‘”Director” means’ shall be substituted;
(ii) in section 36, in sub-section (1), for the word “Ordinance”, the word “Ordinances” shall be substituted.

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