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 LIST OF ACTS OF 1950

S. NO. NAME OF ACTS ACT NO
1. The High Courts (Seals) Act, 1950 7
2. The Immigrants (Expulsion from Assam) Act, 1950 10
3. The Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950 12
4. The Special Criminal Courts (Jurisdiction) Act, 1950 18
5. The Transfer of Prisoners Act, 1950 29
6. The Union Territories (Laws) Act, 1950 30
7. The Opium and Revenue Laws (Extension of Application) Act, 1950 33
8. The Army and Air Force (Disposal of Private Property) Act, 1950 40
9. The Ajmer Tenancy and Land Records Act, 1950 42
10. The Representation of the People Act, 1950 43
11. The Air Force Act, 1950 45
12. The Army Act, 1950 46
13. The Contingency Fund of India Act, 1950 49
14. The Road Transport Corporations Act, 1950 64
15. The Cooch-Behar (Assimilation of Laws) Act, 1950 67
16. The Telegraph Wires (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1950 74
17. The Khaddar (Protection of Name) Act, 1950 78

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LIST OF ACTS OF 1951

S. NO. NAME OF ACTS ACT NO
1. The Part B States (Laws) Act, 1951 3
2. The Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial  Act, 1951 25
3. The Visva-Bharati Act, 1951 29
4. The President’s Emoluments and Pension  Act, 1951 30
5. The Finance Commission (Miscellaneous Provisions)           Act, 1951 33
6. The Scheduled Areas (Assimilation of Laws) Act, 1951 37
7. The Marking of Heavy Packages Act, 1951 39
8. The Rajghat Samadhi Act, 1951 41
9. The Representation of the People Act, 1951 43
10. The Assam (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1951 47
11. The Railway Companies (Emergency Provisions)                 Act, 1951 51
12. The Companies (Donations to National Funds) Act, 1951 54
13. The All-India Services Act, 1951 61
14. The State Financial Corporations Act, 1951 63
15. The Industries (Development and Regulation)  Act, 1951 65
16. The Part C States (Miscellaneous Laws) Repealing
Act, 1951
66
17. The Plantations Labour Act, 1951 69
18. The Displaced Persons (Debts Adjustment) Act, 1951 70

LIST OF ACTS OF 1952

S. NO. NAME OF ACTS ACT NO
1. The Part B States Marriages Validating Act, 1952 1
2. The Employees’ Provident Funds and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1952 19
3. The Inflammable Substances Act, 1952 20
4. The Requisitioning and Acquisition of Immovable Property Act, 1952 30
5. The Presidential and Vice-Presidential Elections Act, 1952 31
6. The Mines Act, 1952 35
7. The Cinematograph Act, 1952 37
8. The Delhi and Ajmer Rent Control Act, 1952 38
9. The Notaries Act, 1952 53
10. The Salaries and Allowances of Ministers Act, 1952 58
11. The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952 60
12. The Reserve and Auxiliary Air Forces Act, 1952 62
13. The State Armed Police Forces (Extension of Laws) Act, 1952 63
14. The Forward Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1952 74

LIST OF ACTS OF 1953

S.NO NAME OF ACTS ACT NO
1. The Scheduled Areas (Assimilation of Laws)                 Act, 1953 16
2. The Salaries and Allowances of Officers of Parliament Act, 1953 20
3. The Tea Act, 1953 29
4. The Andhra State Act, 1953 30
5. The Collection of Statistics Act, 1953 32
6. The Calcutta High Court (Extension of Jurisdiction) Act, 1953 41
7. The Coir Industry Act, 1953 45
8. The Salt  Cess Act, 1953 49

LIST OF ACTS OF 1954

S. NO NAME OF ACTS ACT NO
1. The Transfer of Evacuee Deposits Act, 1954 15
2. The Lushai Hills District (Change of Name) Act, 1954 18
3. The Absorbed Areas (Laws) Act, 1954 20
4. The Drugs and Magic Remedies (Objectionable Advertisement) Act, 1954 21
5. The Delivery of Books and Newspapers
(Public Libraries) Act, 1954
27
6. The High Court Judges Salaries and Conditions of Service Act, 1954 28
7. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954 30
8. The Shillong (Rifle Range and Umlong) Cantonments Assimilation of Laws Act, 1954 31
9. The Himachal Pradesh and Bilaspur (New State) Act, 1954 32
10. The Chandernagore (Merge) Act, 1954 36
11. The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954 37
12. The Special Marriage Act, 1954 43

LIST OF ACTS OF 1955

S. NO. NAME OF ACTS ACT NO.
1. The Essential Commodities Act, 1955 10
2. The Medicinal and Toilet Preparations (Excise Duties) Act, 1955 16
3. The Commanders-in-Chief (Change in Designation) Act, 1955 19
4. The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955 22
5. The State Bank of India Act, 1955 23
6. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 25
7. The Prisoners (Attendance in Courts) Act, 1955 32
8. The Durgah khawaja Saheb Act, 1955 36
9. The Prize Competitions Act, 1955 42
10. The Working Journalists and other Newspaper Employees (Conditions of Service) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1955 45
11. The Manipur (Courts) Act, 1955 56
12. The Citizenship Act, 1955 57

LIST OF ACTS OF 1956

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO
1. The University Grants Commission
Act, 1956
3
2. The Bar Councils (Validation of State Laws) Act, 1956 4
3. The Sales-Tax Laws Validation Act, 1956 7
4. The All-India Institutes of Medical Sciences
Act, 1956
25
5. The Hindu Succession Act, 1956 30
6. The Life Insurance Corporation Act, 1956 31
7. The Hindu Minority and Guardianship
Act, 1956
32
8. The Inter-State River Water Disputes Act, 1956 33
9. The States Reorganisation Act, 1956 37
10. The Bihar and West Bengal (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1956 40
11. The Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 42
12. The National Highways Act, 1956 48
13. The River Boards Act, 1956 49
14. The Lok Sahayak Sena Act, 1956 53
15. The Supreme Court (Number of Judges)
Act, 1956
55
16. The Khadi and Village Industries Commission Act, 1956 61
17. The Jammu and Kashmir (Extension of Laws) Act, 1956 62
18. The Terminal Tax on Railway Passengers
Act, 1956
69
19. The Central Sales Tax Act, 1956 74
20. The Hindu Adoptions and Maintenance
Act, 1956
78
21. The State Bank of Hyderabad Act, 1956 79
22. The Manipur (Village Authorities in Hill Areas) Act, 1956 80
23. The Representation of the People (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 1956 88
24. The Faridabad Development Corporation
Act, 1956
90
25. The Young Persons (Harmful Publications)
Act, 1956
93
26. The Slum Areas (Improvement and Clearance) Act, 1956 96
27. The Delhi Tenants (Temporary Protection)  Act, 1956 97
28. The Indian Medical Council Act, 1956 102
29. The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956 104
30. The Women’s and Children’s Institutions (Licensing) Act, 1956 105

LIST OF ACTS OF 1957

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Copyright Act, 1957 14
2. The Life Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Act, 1956 17
3. The Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Act, 1957 20
4. The Railway Protection Force Act, 1957 23
5. The Wealth-tax Act, 1957 27
6. The Forward Contracts (Regulation) Amendment Act, 1957 32
7. The Legislative Councils Act, 1957 37
8. The Inter-State Corporations Act, 1957 38
9. The Naga Hills-Tuensang Area Act, 1957 42
10. The Public Employment (Requirement as to Residence) Act, 1957 44
11. The Cantonments (Extension of Rent Control Laws) Act, 1957 46
12. The Additional Duties of Excise (Goods of Special Importance) Act, 1957 58
13. The Delhi Development  Act, 1957 61
14. The Navy Act, 1957 62
15. The Delhi Municipal Corporation
Act, 1957
66
16. The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, 1957 67

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LIST OF ACTS OF 1958

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. Gift-tax Act, 1958 18
2. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 20
3. The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains              Act, 1958 24
4. The Armed Forces (Special Powers)         Act, 1958 28
5. The Working Journalists (Fixation of Rates of Wages) Act, 1958 29
6. The Supreme Court Judges ( Salaries and Conditions of Service) Act, 1958 41
7. The International Finance Corporation (Status, Immunities and Privileges)            Act, 1958 42
8. The Merchant Shipping Act, 1958 44
9. The Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly (Constitution and Proceedings) Validation Act, 1958 56
10. The Orissa Weights and Measures (Delhi Repeal) Act, 1958 57

LIST OF ACTS OF 1959 

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959 10
2. The Coal Grading Board (Repeal)            Act, 1959 17
3. The Cost and Works Accountants             Act, 1959 23
4. The Pharmacy (Amendment) Act, 1959 24
5. The Employment Exchanges (Compulsory Notification of Vacancies) Act, 1959 31
6. The State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Act, 1959 38
7. The Travancore-Cochin Vehicles Taxation (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1959 42
8. The Government Savings Certificates Act, 1959 46
9. The Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh (Transfer of Territories) Act, 1959 47
10. The Miscellaneous Personal Laws (Extension) Act, 1959 48
11. The Arms Act, 1959 54
12. The Andhra Pradesh and Madras (Alteration of Boundaries) Act, 1959 56
13. The Indian Statistical Institute Act, 1959 57
14. The Mineral Oils (Additional Duties of Excise and Customs)  Amendment             Act, 1959 59
15. The Married Women’s Property (Extension) Act, 1959 61

LIST OF ACTS OF 1960

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Displaced Persons (Compensation and Rehabilitation) Amendment               Act, 1960 2
2. The Geneva Conventions Act, 1960 6
3. The Orphanages and other Charitable Homes (Supervision and Control)              Act, 1960 10
4. The Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960 11
5. The Hindu Marriage (Validation of Proceedings) Act, 1960 19
6. The Delhi Land Holdings (Ceiling)               Act, 1960 24
7. The Tripura Municipal Law (Repeal) Act, 1960 31
8. The International Development Association (Status, Immunities and Privileges) Act, 1960 32
9. The Manipur Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960 33
10. The Banking Companies (Second Amendment) Act, 1960 37
11. The Central Excises (Conversion to Metric Units) Act, 1960 38
12. The Delhi Primary Education Act, 1960 39
13.  The Customs Duties and Cesses (Conversion to Metric Units) Act, 1960 40
14. The Tripura Land Revenue and Land Reforms Act, 1960 43
15. The Bilaspur Commercial Corporation (Repeal) Act, 1960 47

 

16. The Mahendra Partab Singh Estates (Repeal) Act, 1960 48
17. The Tripura Excise Law (Repeal)
Act, 1960
53
18. The British Statutes (Application to India) Repeal Act, 1960 57
19. The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 59
20. The Preference Shares (Regulation of Dividends) Act, 1960 63
21. The Acquired Territories (Merger)              Act, 1960 64

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LIST OF ACTS OF 1961

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The U. P. Sugarcane Cess (Validation) Act, 1961 4
2. The Advocates Act, 1961 25
3. The Salar Jung Museum Act, 1961 26
4. The Motor Transport Workers Act, 1961 27
5. The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961 28
6. The Delhi (Urban Areas)  Tenant’s Relief Act, 1961 30
7. The Union Territories (Stamp and          Court-fees Laws) Act, 1961 33
8. The Dadra and Nagar Haveli Act, 1961 35
9 The Income-tax Act, 1961 43
10 The Voluntary Surrender of Salaries (Exemption from Taxation) Act, 1961 46
11. The Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Act, 1961 47
12. The Apprentices Act, 1961 52
13. The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 53
14. The Sugar (Regulation of Production) Act, 1961 55
15. The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961 59
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LIST OF ACTS OF 1971

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Bengal Finance (Sales Tax) (Delhi Validation of Appointments and Proceedings) Act, 1971 20
2. The Gold (Control) Amendment Act, 1971 21
3. The Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act, 1971 34
4. The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act, 1971 40
5. The Emergency Risks (Goods) Insurance Act, 1971 50
6. The Emergency Risks (Undertakings) Insurance Act, 1971 51
7. The Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Amendment and Validation Act, 1971 54
8. The  Comptroller Auditor-General’s (Duties, Powers and Conditions of Service) Act, 1971 56
9. The Naval and Aircraft Prize Act, 1971 59
10. The Asian Refractories Limited (Acquisition of Undertaking) Act, 1971 65
11. The Uttar Pradesh Cantonments (Control of Rent and Eviction) (Repeal) Act, 1971 68
12. The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971 69
13. The Contempt of Courts Act, 1971 70
14. The Manipur (Hill Areas) District Councils Act, 1971 76
15. The North-Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act, 1971 81
16. The Delhi Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1971 82
17. The North-Eastern Council Act, 1971 84

LIST OF ACTS OF 1972

S.NO. NAME OF ACTS ACT NO.
1. The Marine Products Export Development Authority Act, 1972 13
2. The Departmental Inquiries (Enforcement of Attendance of Witnesses and Production of Documents) Act, 1972 18
3. The Architects Act, 1972 20
4. The Taxation Laws (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 1972 25
5. The National Service Act, 1972 28
6. The Delhi Lands (Restrictions on Transfer) Act, 1972 30
7. The Aligarh Muslim University (Amendment) Act, 1972 34
8. The Delhi Co-operative Societies Act, 1972 35
9. The Coking Coal Mines (Nationalisation) Act, 1972 36
10. The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 39
11. The Diplomatic Relations (Vienna Convention) Act, 1972 43
12. The Antiquities and Art Treasures            Act, 1972 52
13. The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 53
14. The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Act, 1972 57
15. The Former Secretary of State Service Officers (Conditions of Service)               Act, 1972 59
16. The Khadi and other Handloom Industries Development (Additional Excise Duty on Cloth) Amendment           Act, 1972 60
17. The Central Sales Tax (Amendment)  Act, 1972 61
18. The Limestone and Dolomite Mines Labour Welfare Fund Act, 1972 62
19. The Carriage by Air Act, 1972 69
20. The Richardson and Cruddas Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertaking) Act, 1972 78

LIST OF ACTS OF 1973

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Diplomatic and Consular Officers (Oaths and Fees) (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 1973 2
2. The Capital of Punjab (Development and Regulation) (Chandigarh Amendment) Act, 1973 17
3. The Delhi School Education Act, 1973 18
4. The North-Eastern Hill University            Act, 1973 24
5. The Cinematograph (Amendment)             Act, 1973 25
6. The Coal Mines (Nationalisation)               Act, 1973 26
7. The Authoritative
Texts (Central Laws) Act, 1973
50
8. The Alcock Ashdown Company Limited (Acquisition of Undertakings) Act, 1973 56
9. The Homoeopathy  Central Council                 Act, 1973

LIST OF ACTS OF 1974

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Delhi Urban Art Commission Act, 1973 1
2. The Code of Criminal Procedure Act, 1973 2
3. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 6
4. The Economic Offences (Inapplicability of Limitation)                Act, 1974 12
5. The Coal Mines (Conservation and Development) Act, 1974 28
6. The University of Hyderabad           Act, 1974 39
7. The Interest-tax Act, 1974 45
8. The Oil Industry (Development) Act, 1974 47
9. The Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Activities Act, 1974 52
10. The East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction Act (Extension to Chandigarh) Act, 1974 54
11. The Sick Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Act, 1974 57

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LIST OF ACTS OF 1975

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Tobacco Board Act, 1975 4
2. The All-India Services Regulations (Indemnity) Act, 1975 19
3. The Tokyo Convention Act, 1975 20
4. The Rampur Raza Library           Act, 1975 22
5. The All-India Services (Amendment) Act, 1975 23
6. The Tobacco Cess Act, 1975 26
7. The Delhi Sales Tax Act, 1975 43
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LIST OF ACTS OF 1981

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 14
2. The High Court at Bombay (Extension of Jurisdiction to Goa, Daman and Diu)
Act, 1981
26
3. The Export-Import Bank of India
Act, 1981
28
4. The British India Corporation Limited (Acquisition of Shares) Act, 1981 29
5. The Cine-workers Welfare Cess
Act, 1981
30
6. The Dalmia Dadri Cement Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1981 31
7. The Cine-workers Welfare Fund
Act, 1981
33
8. The Maritime Zones of India (Regulation of Fishing by Foreign Vessels) Act, 1981 42
9. The Anti-Apartheid (United Nations Convention) Act, 1981 48
10. The Cine-workers and Cinema Theatre Workers (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1981 50
11. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development Act, 1981 61
12. The Aligarh Muslim University (Amendment) Act, 1981 62

LIST OF ACTS OF 1982

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The African Development Fund
Act, 1982
1
2. The Sugar Cess Act, 1982 3
3. The Sugar Development Fund Act, 1982 4
4. The Customs Tariff (Amendment)
Act, 1982
15
5. The Chaparmukh-Silghat Railway Line and the Katakhal-Lalabazar Railway Line (Nationalisation) Act, 1982 36
6. The Chit Funds Act, 1982 40
7. The Metro Railways (Construction of Works) Amendment Act, 1982 41
8. The East Punjab Urban Rent Restriction (Chandigarh Amendment) Act, 1982 42
9. The Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1982 43
10. The National Waterway (Allahabad-Haldia Stretch of the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly River) Act, 1982 49
11. The State Bank of Sikkim (Acquisition of Shares) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 1982 62
12. The Anti-Hijacking Act, 1982 65
13. The Suppression of Unlawful Acts against Safety of Civil Aviation
Act, 1982
66
14. The Limestone and Dolomite Mines Labour Welfare Fund (Amendment)
Act, 1982
70
15. The Andhra Scientific Company Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1982 71

LIST OF ACTS OF 1983

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The African Development Bank               Act, 1983 13
2. The Jute Manufactures Development Council Act, 1983 27
3. The Jute Manufactures Cess Act, 1983 28
4. The Emigration Act, 1983 31
5. The Punjab Disturbed Areas Act, 1983 32
6. The Chandigarh Disturbed Areas              Act, 1983 33
7. The Armed Forces (Punjab And Chandigarh) Special Powers Act, 1983 34
8. The Dangerous Machines (Regulation) Act, 1983 35
9. The Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act, 1983 39
10. The Transformer and Switchgear Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1983 41
11. The Mines (Amendment) Act, 1983 42
12. The Indian Railways (Amendment)             Act, 1983 44
13. The Public Financial Institutions (Obligation as to Fidelity and Secrecy) Act, 1983 48

LIST OF ACTS OF 1984

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984 3
2. The Industries (Development and Regulation) Amendment Act, 1984 4
3. The Asiatic Society Act, 1984 5
4. The Inchek Tyres Limited and National Rubber Manufacturers Limited (Nationalisation) Act, 1984 17
5. The Government of Union Territories (Amendment)  Act, 1984 19
6. The Visva-Bharati (Amendment)                Act, 1984 31
7. The Aluminium Corporation of India Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Aluminium Undertaking) Act, 1984 43
8. The Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 52
9. The Hooghly Docking and Engineering Company Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1984 55
10. The Bengal Immunity Company Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1984 57
11. The Terrorist Affected Areas (Special Courts) Act, 1984 61
12. The Family Courts Act, 1984 66

LIST OF ACTS OF 1985

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The National Capital Region Planning Board Act, 1985 2
2. The Calcutta Metro Railway (Operation and Maintenance) Temporary Provisions Act, 1985 10
3. The Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985 13
4. The Bhopal Gas Leak Disaster (Processing of Claims) Act, 1985 21
5. The Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act, 1985 22
6. The Tea Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Sick Tea Units) Act, 1985 37
7. The Indira Gandhi National Open University Act, 1985 50
8. The Pondicherry University Act, 1985 53
9. The Intelligence Organisations (Restriction of Rights) Act, 1985 58
10. The Judges (Protection) Act, 1985 59
11. The Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 61
12. The International Airports Authority (Amendment) Act, 1985 72
13. The Inland Waterways Authority of India Act, 1985 82

LIST OF ACTS OF 1986

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Act, 1985 1
2. The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority Act, 1985 2
3. The Central Excise Tariff Act, 1985 5
4. The Spices Board Act, 1986 10
5. The Administrative Tribunals (Amendment) Act, 1986 19
6. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Divorce) Act, 1986 25
7. The Coal Mines Labour Welfare Fund (Repeal) Act, 1986 27
8. The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 29
9. The Swadeshi Cotton Mills Company Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1986 30
10. The Research and Development Cess Act, 1986 32
11. The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 1986 33
12. The State of Mizoram Act, 1986 34
13. The National Security Guard Act, 1986 47
14. The Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Act, 1986 54
15. The Delhi Fire Prevention and Fire Safety Act, 1986 56
16. The Coal Mines Nationalisation Laws (Amendment) Act, 1986 57
17. The Delhi Apartment Ownership               Act, 1986 58
18. The Indecent Representation of Women (Prohibition) Act, 1986 60

 

19. The Child and Adolescent (Prohibition and Regulation) Act, 1986 61
20. The Bureau of Indian Standards                Act, 1986 63
21. The Shipping Development Fund Committee (Abolition) Act, 1986 66
22. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 68
23. The State of Arunachal Pradesh Act, 1986 69

LIST OF ACTS OF 1987

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Cotton, Copra and Vegetable Oils Cess (Abolition) Act, 1987 4
2. The Jute Packaging Materials (Compulsory Use in Packing Commodities) Act, 1987 10
3. The Mental Health Act, 1987 14
4. The Goa, Daman and Diu Mining Concessions (Abolition and Declaration as Mining Leases) Act, 1987 16
5. The Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganisation Act, 1987 18
6. The Expenditure-tax Act, 1987 35
7. The Brentford Electric (India) Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1987 36
8. The National Dairy Development Board Act, 1987 37
9. The Legal Services Authorities Act, 1987 39
10. The All India Council for Technical Education Act, 1987 52
11. The National Housing Bank Act, 1987 53
12. The Railway Claims Tribunal Act, 1987 54

LIST OF ACTS OF 1988

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Chandigarh (Delegation of Powers) Act, 1987 2
2. The Commission of Sati (Prevention ) Act, 1987 3
3. The Tamil Nadu Agricultural Service Co-operative Societies (Appointment of Special Officers) Amendment Act, 1988 22
4. The Special Protection Group Act, 1988 34
5. The National Waterway (Sadiya-Dhubri Stretch of the Brahmaputra River)             Act, 1988 40
6. The Religious Institutions (Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1988 41
7. The Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (Determination of Conditions of Service of Employees ) Act, 1988 44
8. The Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 45
9. The Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1988 46
10. The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 49
11. The Labour Laws (Exemption from Furnishing Returns and Maintaining Registers by certain Establishments)            Act, 1988 51
12. The Auroville Foundation Act, 1988 54
13. The Jamia Millia Islamia Act, 1988 58
14. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 59
15. The National Highways Authority of India Act, 1988 68

LIST OF ACTS OF 1989

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Representation of the People (Amendment) Act, 1989 21
2. The Assam University Act, 1989 23
3. The Railways Act, 1989 24
4. The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities)         Act, 1989 33
5. The Nagaland University Act, 1989 35
6. The Small Industries Development Bank of India Act, 1989 39

LIST OF ACTS OF 1990

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The National Commission for Women Act, 1990 20
2. The Armed Forces (Jammu and Kashmir) Special Powers Act, 1990 21
3. The Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act, 1990 25

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LIST OF ACTS OF 1996

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Persons With Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full Participation) Act, 1995 1
2. The Depositories Act, 1996 22
3. Digest The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 26  COMMENTARY 
4. The Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Act, 1996 27
5. The Building and Other Construction Workers’ Welfare Cess Act, 1996 28
6. The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996 40

LIST OF ACTS OF 1997

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Maulana Azad National Urdu University Act, 1996 2
2. The Mahatma Gandhi Antarrashtriya Hindi Vishwavidyalaya Act, 1996 3
3. The Lalit Kala Akadami (Taking Over of Management) Act, 1997 17
4. The National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997 22
5. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997 24
6. The Vice-President’s Pension Act, 1997 30
7. The Dock Workers (Regulation of Employment) (Inapplicability to Major Ports) Act, 1997 31

LIST OF ACTS OF 1998

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Act, 1998 13
2. The Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998 17

LIST OF ACTS OF 1998

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Act, 1998 13
2. The Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998 17

LIST OF ACTS OF 1999

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Leaders and Chief Whips of Recognised Parties and Groups in Parliament (Facilities) Act, 1998 5
2. The Delhi Development Authority (Validation of Disciplinary Powers) Act, 1998 6
3. The Central Industrial Security Force (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1999 40
4. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999 41
5. The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 42
6. The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999 44
7. The Trade Marks Act, 1999 47
8. The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999 48

LIST OF ACTS OF 2000

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Mizoram University Act, 2000 8
2. The Designs Act, 2000 16
3. The Leaders And Chief Whips of Recognised Parties And Groups in Parliament (Facilities) Amendment Act, 2000 18
4. The Direct-Tax Laws (Miscellaneous) Repeal Act, 2000 20
5. The Information Technology Act, 2000 21
6. The Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000 28
7. The Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000 29
8. The Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000 30
9. The Chemical Weapons Convention Act, 2000 34
10. The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act, 2000 37
11. The Coal India (Regulation of Transfers and Validation Act, 2000 45
12. The Immigration (Carriers’ Liability) Act, 2000 52
13. The Central Road Fund Act, 2000 54

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LIST OF ACTS OF 2001

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Indian Council of World Affairs Act, 2001 29
2. The Advocates’ Fund Act, 2001 45
3. The Energy Conservation Act, 2001 52
4. The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Act, 2001 53

LIST OF ACTS OF 2002

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Delimitation Act, 2002 33
2. The Haj Committee Act, 2002 35
3. The Foreign Aircraft (Exemption from Taxes and Duties on Fuel and Lubricants) Act, 2002 36
4. The Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act, 2002 39
5. The Delhi Municipal Corporation (Validation of Electricity Tax) Act and Other Laws (Repeal) Act, 2002 41
6. The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002 54
7. The Unit Trust of India (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2002 58
8. The Metro Railways (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002 60
9. The Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety of Maritime Navigation and Fixed Platforms on Continental Shelf Act, 2002 69

LIST OF ACTS OF 2003

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Competition Act, 2002 12
2. The Control of National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002 13
3. The Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, 2002 15
4. The Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 2002 17
5. The Biological Diversity Act, 2002 18
6. The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003 34
7. The Electricity Act, 2003 36
8. The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003 39
9. The Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003 45
10. The Repatriation of Prisoners Act, 2003 49
11. The Industrial Development Bank (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2003 53

LIST OF ACTS OF 2004

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Repeal Act, 2003 1
2. The Customs and Central Excise Laws (Repeal) Act, 2004 25
3. The Prevention of Terrorism (Repeal) Act, 2004 26

LIST OF ACTS OF 2005

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes Act, 2004 2
2. The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005 21
3. The Right of Information Act, 2005 22
4. The Coastal Aquaculture Authority Act, 2005 24
5. The University of Allahabad Act, 2005 26
6. The Bihar Value Added Tax Act, 2005 27
7. The Special Economic Zones Act, 2005 28
8. The Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act, 2005 29
9. The Credit Information Companies (Regulation) Act, 2005 30
10. The Mahatma Gandhi Nation Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005 42
11. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 43
12. The National Tax Tribunal Act, 2005 49
13. The State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act, 2005 50
14. The Disaster Management Act, 2005 53
15. The Manipur University Act, 2005 54

LIST OF ACTS OF 2006

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Act, 2005 1
2. The Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005 4
3. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Act, 2006 19
4. The Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2006 22
5. The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 27
6. The National Institute of Fashion Technology Act, 2006 28
7. The Union Duties of Excise (Electricity) Distribution Repeal Act, 2006 30
8. The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 34
9. The Actuaries Act, 2006 35
10. The Government Securities Act, 2006 38
11. The Cantonments Act, 2006 41
12. The Pondicherry (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006 44
13. The Produce Cess Laws (Abolition) Act, 2006 46
14. The Assam Rifles Act, 2006 47
15. The Uttaranchal (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006 52

LIST OF ACTS OF 2007

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006 2
2. The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006 5
3. The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006 6
4. The English and Foreign Languages University Act, 2006 7
5. The Rajiv Gandhi University Act, 2006 8
6. The Tripura University Act, 2006 9
7. The Sikkim University Act, 2006 10
8. The Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with PrasarBharati) Act, 2007 11
9. The National Rural Employment Guarantee (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2007 23
10. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007 29
11. The Warehousing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007 37
12. The Carriage by Road Act, 2007 41
13. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2007 43
14. The Tyre Corporation of India Limited (Disinvestment of Ownership) Act, 2007 50
15. The Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007 51
16. The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Act, 2007 52
17 The Sashastra Seema Bal Act, 2007 53

 

18. The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Act, 2007 54
19. The Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2007 55
20. The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007 56

LIST OF ACTS OF 2008

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, Act 2008 19
2. The Indian Maritime University Act, 2008 22
3. The National Waterway (Talcher-Dhamra Stretch of Rivers, Geonkhali-Charbatia Stretch of East Coast Canal, Charbatia-Dhamra Stretch of Matai River and Mahanadi Delta Rivers) Act, 2008 23
4. The Nation Waterway (Kakinada-Puducherry Stretch of Canals and the Kaluvelly Tank, Bhadrachalam-Rajahmundry Stretch of River Dodavari and Wazirabad-Vijayawada Stretch of River Krishna) Act, 2008 24
5. The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2008 27
6. The Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008 33
7. The National Investigation Agency Act, 2008 34

LIST OF ACTS OF 2009

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008 4
2. The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 6
3. The Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 7
4. The South Asian University Act, 2008 8
5. The Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008 9
6. The National Jute Board Act, 2008 12
7. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2009 24
8. The Central Universities Act, 2009 25
9. The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009 27
10. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009 35
11. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Act, 2009 40

LIST OF ACTS OF 2010

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Legal Metrology Act, 2009 1
2. The Tamil Nadu Legislative Council Act, 2010 16
3. The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 19
4. The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010 23
5. The Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010 31
6. The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010 38
7. The Nalanda University Act, 2010 39
8. The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010 42

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LIST OF ACTS OF 2011

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2011 5
2. The Coinage Act, 2011 11
3. The Orissa (Alteration of Name) Act, 2011 15
4. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Act, 2011 20

LIST OF ACTS OF 2012

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Factoring Regulation Act, 2011 12
2. The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research Act, 2011 13
3. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 32
4. The Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development Act, 2012 35
5. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore Act, 2012 38

LIST OF ACTS OF 2013

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 14
2. The Companies Act, 2013 18
3. The National Food Security Act, 2013 20
4. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013 23
5. The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013 25
6. The Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University Act, 2013 26
7. The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013 30

LIST OF ACTS OF 2014

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 1
2. The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014 6
3. The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014 7
4. The Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University Act, 2014 10
5. The Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2014 17
6. The National Institute of Design Act, 2014 18
7. The Indian Institutes of Information Technology Act, 2014 30
8. The School of Planning and Architecture Act, 2014 37
9. The National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014 40

LIST OF ACTS OF 2015

S.NO NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015 11
2. The Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) And Imposition of Tax Act, 2015 22

LIST OF ACTS OF 2016

S. NO. NAME OF ACTS ACT NO.
1. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015 2
2. The Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015 4
3. The Bureau of Indian Standards           Act, 2016 11
4. The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 16
5. The National Waterways Act, 2016 17
6. The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 18
7. The Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016 30
8. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 31
9. The Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Act, 2016 32
10. The Regional Centre for Biotechnology           Act, 2016 36
11. The Compensatory Afforestation Fund         Act, 2016 38
12. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities          Act, 2016 49

LIST OF ACTS OF 2017

S.NO. NAME OF ACT ACT NO.
1. The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilties) Act, 2017 2
2. The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017 10
3. The Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 12
4. The Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 13
5. The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017 14
6. The Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017 15
7. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017 16
8. The Footwear Design and Development Institute Act, 2017 20
9. The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims)Act, 2017 22
10. The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-private Partnership) Act, 2017 23
11. The Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017 26
12. The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017

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