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British Statutes (Application To India ) Repeal Act,1960

[Act No. 57 OF 1960]

[26th December, 1960]

An Act to repeal certain British statutes in their application of India.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Eleventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

2. Repeal of certain British statutes in their application to India .

The British statues specified in the Schedule, in so far as they extend to, and operate as part of the law of, India or any part thereof, are hereby repealed.

3. Savings.

For the removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that the repeal by this Act of any British statute shall not affect the operation of any such statute in relation to India and to persons and things in any way belonging to or connected with India in any country to which the India (Consequential Provision) Act, 1949 (12, 13 and 14 Geo VI, c.92), extends.

THE SCHEDULE. BRITISH STATUTES REPEALED IN THEIR APPLICATION TO INDIA

THE SCHEDULE

(See section 2)

BRITISH STATUTES REPEALED IN THEIR APPLICATION TO INDIA

Serial

No.

Year Short title or subject

11297Magna Carta (25 Edw.I,C,I and 29).
21331Unlawful attachment (5Edw.3, C.9).
31354Non-condemnation without due process (28Edw, 3,C.3.).
41540The Marriage Act, 1540 (32 Hen.8, c.38).
51551-2The Sale of Office Act, 1551 (5&6 Edw.6,c.15).
61677The Statutes of Frauds (29 Cha.2,c,3).
71679The Habeas Corpus Act, 1679 (31 Cha.2,c.2.).
81688Coronation Oath (I Will.& Mar., c.6.).
91698Governors of plantations (II Will.3,c.12).
101700The Act of Settlement (12 & 13 Will.3, c.2).
111702Demise of the Crown, 1702 (1Anne, c.2.).
121707The Succession to the Crown Act, 1707 (6Anne, c.41).
131782The House of Commons (Disqualification ) Act, 1782 (22Geo.3,c.45).
141802The Criminal Jurisdiction Act, 1802 (42Geo.3,c.85).
151809The Sale of Office Act, 1809 (49 Geo.3,c.126).
161812The Prisoners of War (Escape) Act, 1812 (52 Geo.3.c.156).
171820The Divorce Bills Evidence Act, 1820 (1 Geo 4, c.101)
181824The Salve Trade Act, 1824 (Geo 4,c.113).
191830The Ilusory Appointments Act, 1830 (II Geo.4 & 1 Will 4,c.46).
201830The Debts Recovery Act, 1830 (II Geo.4 & I Will.4, c.47).
211830The Infants’ Property Act, 1830 (II Geo.4 & I Will.4, c.65).
221830The Colonial Offices Act, 1830 (I Will.4,c.4).
231831The Evidence on Commission Act, 1831 (I Will.4,c.22).
241833The Judicial Committee Act,1833(3&4 Will.4,c.41).
251833The Government of India Act,1833 (3&4 Will.4,c.85).
261834The Superannuation Act,1834 (4&5 Will.4,c.24).
271840The Debtors ( Ireland) Act,1840(3&4 Vict.,c.105).
281843The Colonies) Evidence Act,1843 (6&7 Vict., c.22).
291843The Judicial Committee Act, 1843 (6&7 Vict., c.38).
301843The Slave Trade Act, 1843 (6&7 Vict., c.98).
311844The Judicial Committee Act, 1843 (6&7 Vict.,c.69).
321847The Naval Deserters Act,1847 (7&8 Vict., c.69).
331849The Portuguese Deserters Act,1849 (12&13 Vict., c.25).
341851The Lunatics’ Removal ( India) Act,1851 (14&15 Vict., c.81)
351851The Court of Chancery Act,1851 (14&15 Vict., c.83).
361853The Coinage (Colonial Offences Act,1853(16&17 Vict., c.48)
371854The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages ( Scotland) Act,1854 (17&18 Vict.,c.80).
381856The Foreign Tribunals Evidence Act, 1856 (19&20 Vict., c.113)
391858The Government of India Act,1858(21&22 Vict,.c.106).
401859The Evidence by Commission Act, 1859 (22 Vict., c.20).
411859The Royal Naval Reserve (volunteer) Act,1859 (22&23 Vict., c.40)
421860The Indian Securities Act,1860 (23&24 Vict., c.5).
431861The Malicious Damage Act,1861 (24&25 Vict., c.97)
441861The Wills Act, 1861 (24&25 Vict., c.114).
451861The Domicile Act,1861 (24&25 Vict., c.121).
461862The Indian Stock Transfer Act,1862 (25&26 vict., c.7)
471862The Habeas Corpus Act, 1862 (25&26.,c.20)
481862The Fine Arts copyright Act,1862 (25&26 Vict., c.68).
491863The Colonial Letters Patent Act,1863 (26&27 Vict., c.76).`
501866The Indian Military Funds Act, 1866(29&30 Vict., c.18).
511866The Indian Prize Money Act, 1866 (29&30 Vict., c.47).
521868The Indian Railway Companies Act, 1868 (31 & 32 Vict., c.26)
531868The Documentary Evidence Act, 1868(31 & 32 Vict., c.38)
541868The Indian Prize Money Act, 1868 (31 & 32 Civt., c.38)
551869The East India Irrigation and Canal Act, 1869 (32 & 33 Vict., c.7).
561870The Coinage Act, 1870 (33 & 34 Vict., c.10).
571873The East India Stock Dividend Redemption Act, 1873 (36 & 37 Vict., c.17).
581873The Indian Railway Companies Act, 1873 (36 & 37 Vict., c.43)
591873The Salve Trade (East African Courts) Act, 1873 (36 & 37 Vict., c.59).
601873The Salve Trade Act, 1873 (36 & 37 Vict., c.88)
611874The East India Annuity Funds Act, 1874 (37 &38 Vict., c.12)
621876The Royal Titles Act, 1876 ( 39 40 Vict., c.10)
631876The Statute Law Revision (Substituted Enactments) Act, 1876 (39 & 40 Vict., c.20)
641876The Customs Consolidation Act, 1876 (39 & 40 Vict., c.36)
651876The Salve Trade Act, 1876 (39 & 40 Vict., c.46).
661878The Dentists Act, 1878 ( 41 & 42 Vict., c.33)
671878The Elders’ Widows’ Found ( India) Act, 1878 ( 41 & 42 Vict., c.47).
681879The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages ( Army) Act, 1879 ( 42 &43 Vict., c.8)
691879The Slave Trade (East African Courts) Act, 1879 ( 42 & 43 Vict., c.38)
701879The Indian Guaranteed Railways Act, 1879 (42 & 43 Vict., c.41).
711881The Judicial Committee Act 1881 (44 & 45 Vict., c.3.)
721881The India Office (Sale of Superfluous Land) Act, 1881 ( 44 & 45 Vict., c.7).
731881The Army Act, 1881 ( 44 & 45 Vict., c.58).
741882The Documentary Evidence Act, 1882 ( 45 & 46 Vict., c.9).
751882The Bombay civil Fund Act, 1882 ( 45 & 46 Vict., c.45).
761882The Reserve Forces Act, 1882 ( 45 & 46 Vict., c.48)
771884The Naval Discipline Act, 1884 ( 47 & 48 Vict., 39.)
781884The Criminal Lunatics Act, 1884 (47&48 Vict, c.64).
791885The East India Unclaimed Stock Act, 1885 (48&49 Vict, c.25).
801885The Indian Army Pension Deficiency Act, 1885(48&89 Vict., c.25).
811885The Evidence by Commission Act, 1885 (48&49., Vict., c.74)
821886The Medical Act, 1886 (49&50 Vict., c.48)
831887The Conversion of India Stock Act, 1887 (50 &51 Vict., c.II).
841887The British Settlements Act, 1887 (50&51 Vict., c.54).
851887The Superannuation Act, 1887, (50&51 Vict., c.67).
861889The Appellate Jurisdiction Act,1887 (50 &51 Vict., c.70).
871889The Commissioners for Oaths Act, 1889 (52 & 53 Vict., c.10).
881890The Commissioners for Oaths Amendment Act, 1890 (53 & 54 Vict., c.7).
891890The Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1890 (53 & 54 Vict., c.37).
901891The Commissioners for Oaths Act, 1891 (54 & 55 Vict., c.50).
911891The Coinage Act, 1891 (54 &55 Vict., c.72).
921892The Foreign Marriage Act, 1892, (55 & 56 Vict., c.23)
931892The Superannuation Act, 1892 (55&56 Vict., c.40).
941893The Regimental Debts Act, 1893 (56 & 57 Vict., c.5).
951893The Trustee Act, 1893 (56 &57 Vict., c.53).
961894The Trustee Act, 1893, Amendment Act, 1894 (57 &58 Vict., c.10).
971894The Indian Railways Act, 1894 (57 & 58 Vict., c.12).
981894The Finance Act, 1894 (57&58 Vict., c.30).
991894The Uniforms Act, 1894 (57 &58 Vict., c.45).
1001895The Documentary Evidence Act, 1895, (58 &59 Vict., c.9).
1011895The Judicial Committee Amendment Act, 1895 ( 58 & 56 Vict., c.44).
1021886The Short Titles Ct, 1896 ( 59 & 60 Vict., c.14).
1031886The Finance Act, 1896 (59 & 60 Vict., c.28).
1041886The Royal Naval Reserve Volunteer Act, 1896 ( 59 & 60 Vict., c.33).
1051897The Regular and Elders’ Windows’ Funds Act, 1897 ( 60 & 61 Vct., v.11
1061898The Reserve Forces and Militia Act, 1898 ( 61 & 62 Vict., 9).
1071898The Statute Law Revision Act, 1898 ( 61 & 62 Vict., c.9).
1081899The Army (Annual) Act, 62 & 63 Vict., c.3).
1091899The Reserve Forces Act, 1900 (63 & 64 Vict., c.14).
1101900The Colonial Solicitors Act, 1900 ( 63 & 64 Vict., c.14).
1111900The Reserve Forces Act, 1900 ( 63 & 64 Vict., c.42).
1121900The Colonial Stock Act, 1900 ( 63 & 64 Vict., c.62).
1131900The Army ( Annual) Act, 1901 1 Edw.7, c.2.).
1141901The Demise of the Crown Act, 1901( 1 Edw.7, c.5.).
1151901The Royal Titles Act, 1901( 1 Edw.7.c.15).
1161902The Royal Naval Reserve Act, 1902 ( 2 Edw.7, c.5).
1171905The Medical Act (1886) Amendment Act, 1905 (5 Edw 7, c.14).
1181906The seamen’s and Soldiers’ False Characters Act, 1906 ( 6 Edw.7.c.5.)
1191906The Reserve Forces Act, 1906 ( 6 Edw.7, c.9.).
1201907The Territorial and Reserve Forces Act, 1907 ( 7 Edw.7, c.9.).
1211907The Evidence ( Colonial Statutes) Act, 1907 ( 7Edw 7, c.16).
1221907The Deceased Wife’s Sister’s Marriage Act, 1907 (7 Edw.7, c.47).
1231908The Statute Law Revision Act, 1908 ( Edw.7, c.49).
1241908The Appellate Jurisdiction Act, 1908 ( 8 Edw.7,c.51).
1251909The Army ( Annual ) Act, 1909 (Edw.7.,c.3.)
1261909The Naval Establishments in the British Possession Act, 1909 (9 Edw.7, c.18)
1271909The Naval Discipline Act, 1909 9 (Edw.7, c.41)
1281910The Army (Annual) Act, 1910, (10 Edw.7, c.6).
1291910The Accession Declaration Act, 1910 (10 Edw.7 &1 Geo 5, c.29).
1301910The Registration of Births, Deaths and Marriages ( Scotland ) Amendment Act, 1910 (10 Edw.7 & 1 Geo.5, C.32).
1311911The Army (Annual) Act, 1911 ( 1 & 2 Geo.5.c.3).
1321911The Parliament Act, 1911 ( 1 & 2 Geo.5, c.13).
1331911The Official Secrets Act, 1911 *1 & 2 Geo.5, c.28).
1341912The Army ( Annual) Act, 1912 ( 2 & 3 Geo.5, c.5.).
1351912The Marriages in Japan (Validity) Act, 1912 ( 2 & 3 Geo.5, c.15).
1361913The Army (Annual) Act, 1913 ( 3 Geo.5, c.2.).
1371913The Foreign Jurisdiction Act, 1913 ( 3 & 4 Geo.5, c.16).
1381913The Appellate Jurisdiction Act, 1913 (3 & 4 Geo.5, c.21).
1391914The Army (Annual) Act, 1914 ( 4 & 5 Geo.5, c.2 ).
1401914The Aliens Restriction Act, 1914 ( 4 & 5 Geo.5, c.2.)
1411914The Army (Supply of Food, Forage and Stores ) Act, 1914 ( 4 & 5 Geo.5, c.26).
1421914The Superannuation Act, 1914 (4 & 5 Geo.5, c.86).
1431914The Navy (Pledging of Certificates, etc.) Act, 1914 (4 & 5Geo 5,c.89)
1441915The Army (Amendment ) Act, 1915 ( 5 & 6 Geo.5, c.26)
1451915The Naval Discipline Act, 1915 ( 5 & 6 Geo.5, c.30 ).
1461915The Marriage of British Subjects (Facilities) Act, 1915 ( 5 & 6 Geo.5, c.40 ).
1471915The Army (Amendment ) No.2 Act, 1915 ( 5 & 6 Geo.5, c.58)
1481915The Naval Discipline (No.2) Act, 1915 ( 5 & 6 Geo.5, c.92).
1491915The Judicial Committee Act, 1915 ( 5 & 6 Geo 5, Geo 5, c.73)
1501916The Army (Annual) Act, 1916 ( 6 & 7 Geo.5, c.5.)
1511916The Imperial Institute (Management) Act, 1916 ( 6 & & Geo.5, c.8).
1521916The Marriage of British Subjects (Facilities) Amendment Act, 1916 (6 & 7 Geo 5, c.).
1531916The Government of India (Amendment) Act, 1916 ( 6 & 7 Geo.5.c.21).
1541917The Army (Annual) Act, 1917 ( 7 &8 Geo.5,c.9).
1551917The Naval Discipline Act, 1917 ( 7 &8 Geo.5, c.34).
1561917The Air Force (Constitution) Act, 1917 (7 & 8 Geo 5, c.51).
1571918The Army (Annual ) Act, 1918 ( 8 & 9 Geo 5, c.6)
1581918The Termination of the Present War (Definition) Act, 1918 ( 8 & 9 Geo.5, c.59).
1591919The Army (Annual) Act, 1919 ( 9& 10 Geo.5, c.33).
1601919The Treaty of Peace Act, 1919 ( 9 & 10 Geo.5, c.62).
1611919The British Mercantile Marine Uniform Act, 1919 (9 & 10 Geo.5.c.62).
1621919The Aliens Restriction (Amendment) Act, 1919 ( 9 & 10 Geo 5, c.92).
1631919The Government of India.Act, 1919 ( 9 & 10 Geo 5, c.101).
1641920The Treaties of Peace ( Austria and Bulgaria) Act, 1920 ( 10 & 11 Geo 5, c.6.).
1651920The Army and Air Force (Annual) Ct, 1920 ( 10 & 11 Geo 5, c.7.)
1661920The Maintenance Orders (Facilities for Enforcement) Act, 1920 ( 10 & 11 geo 5, c.33).
1671920The Indemnity Act, 1920 ( 10 & 11 Geo.5, c.48).
1681921The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1921 ( 11 & 12 Geo 5, c.9).
1691921The Treaty of Peace ( Hungary) Act, 1921 ( 11 & 12 Geo 5, c.11).
1701921The Importation of Plumage (Prohibition ) Act, 1921 ( 11 & 12 Geo 5, c.16).
1711921The Indian Divorces (Validity) Act, 1921 ( 11 & 12 Geo 5,c.18).
1721921The Deceased Brother’s Widow’s Marriage Act, 1921 ( 11 & 12 Geo.5, c.24).
1731921The Territorial Army and Militia Act, 1921 ( 11 & 12 Geo 5, c.37)
1741921The Trade Facilities Act, 1921 ( 11 & 12 Geo 5, c.65).
1751922The Army and Air Force (Annual ) Act, 1922 ( 12 & 13 Geo 5, c.6).
1761922The Empire Settlement Act, 1922 ( 12 & 13 Geo 5, c.13).
1771922The Naval Discipline Act, 1922 ( 12 & 13 Geo 5, c.37).
1781922The Trade Facilities and Loans Guarantee Act, 1922 ( 13 & 14 Geo 5, c.4.)
1791923The Army and Air Force (Annual ) Act, 1923 (13 & 14 Geo.5, c.3.)
1801923The Fees (Increase) Act, 1923 ( 13 & 14 Geo.5, c.4.)
1811923The Matrimonial Causes Act, 1923 ( 13 & 14 Geo.5, c.19).
1821924The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1924 ( 14 & 15 Geo 5, c.5.)
1831924The Treaty of Peace ( Turkey) Act, 1924 ( 14 & 15 Geo 5, c.7.)
1841924The Trade Facilities Act, 1924 ( 14 & 15 Geo.5, c.8).
1851924The Auxiliary Air Force and Air Force Reserve Act, 1924 ( 14 & 15 Geo 5, c.15).
1861924The Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1924 ( 14 & 15 Geo 5, c.22).
1871924The Expiring Laws Continuance Act, 1924 ( 15 & 16 Geo 5, c.I).
1881925The Trade Facilities Act, 1925 ( 15 & 16 Geo 5, c.13).
1891925The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act.1925 (15 Geo.5.c.25).
1901925The Expiring Laws Act, 1925 ( 15 & 16 5, c.76).
1911926The Trade Facilities Act, 1926 ( 16 & 17 Geo.5.c.3.)
1921926The Secretaries of State Act, 1926 ( 16 & 17 Geo 5, c.18).
1931927The Royal and Parliamentary Titles Act, 1927 ( 17 & 18 Geo 5, c.4.)
1941927The Workmen’s Compensation (Transfer of Funds) Act, 1927 (17 & 18 Geo 5, c.4.)
1951927The Royal Naval Reserve Act, 1927 ( 17 & 18 Geo 5, c.18).
1961927The Cinematograph Films Act, 1927 ( 17 & 18 Geo 5, c.29).
1971927The Indian Church Act, 1927 ( 17 & 18 Geo 5, c.40)
1981927The Colonial Probates ( Protected States and Mandated Territories) Act, 1927 ( 17 & 18 Geo 5, c.43).
1991929The Appellate Jurisdiction Act, 1929 ( 19 & 20 Geo 5, c.8).
2001929The Companies Act, 1929 ( 19 & 20 Geo 5, c.23).
2011934The Air Force Reserve (Pilots and Observers) Act, 1934 ( 24 & 25 Geo.5, c.5.).
2021935The Superannuation Act, 1935 ( 25 & 26 Geo.5, c.23).
2031935The Finance Act, 1935 ( 25 & 26 Geo.5, c.24).
2041935The Government of Burma Act, 1935 ( 26 Geo.5 and I Edw.8, c.3.).
2051936His Majesty’s Declaration of Abdication Act, 1936 ( I Edw.8 and I Geo.6.c.3.).
2061937The East India Loans Act, 1937 ( I Edw.8 and I Geo 6, c.14).
2071937The Regency Act, 1937 ( I Edw.8 and I Geo 6, c.16).
2081937The Reserve Forces Act, 1937 ( I Edw.8 and I Geo.6, c.17).
2091937The Empire Settlement Act, 1937 ( I Edw.8and I Geo 6, c.18).
2101938The Cinematograph Films Act, 1938 ( I & 2 Geo.6, c.17).
2111938The Trade Marks Act, 1938 ( 1 & 2 Geo 6, c.22).
2121939The Prevention of Fraud (Investments) Act, 1939 ( 2 & 3 Geo 6, c.16).
2131939The Army and Air Force ( Annual) Act, 1939 ( 2 & 3 Geo 6, c.17)
2141939The Reserve and Auxiliary Forces Act, 1939 ( 2 & 3 Geo.6, 24).
2151939The Marriage ( Scotland) Act, 1939 ( 2 & 3 Geo 6, c.34).
2161939The Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, 1939 ( 2 & 3 Geo 6, c.62).
2171939The Armed Forces (Conditions of Service) Act, 1939 ( 2 & 3 Geo 6, c.68).
2181939The Ships and Aircraft (Transfer Restriction) Act, 1939 ( 2 & 3 Geo.6, c.70).
2191939The Trading with the Enemy Act, 1939 ( 2 & 3 Geo 6, c.89).
2201939The Expiring Laws Continuance Act, 1939 ( 3 & 4 Geo.6, c.I).
2211940The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1940 ( 3 & 4 Geo.6, c.20).
2221940The Emergency Powers (Defence) Act, 1940 ( 3& 4 Geo.6, c.20).
2231940The Treachery Act, 1940 (3& 4 Geo.6, c.21).
2241940The Evidence and Powers of Attorney Act, 1940 ( 3 & 4 Geo.6, c.28).
2251940The Emergency Powers (Defence) (No.2) Act, 1940 ( 3 & 4 Geo.6, c.45).
2261940The Prolongation of Parliament Act, 1940 ( 3 & 4 Geo.6, c.53).
2271940The Expiring Laws Continuance Act, 1940 ( 4 & 5 Geo.6, c.2).
2281940The Naval and Marine Forces (Temporary Release from Service) Act, 1940 ( 4 & 5 Geo 6.c.4.)
2291941The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1941 ( 4 & 5 Geo 6, c.17).
2301941The Naval Discipline (Amendment) Act, 1941 ( 4 & 5 Geo 6, c.29).
2311941The Prolongation of Parliament Act, 1941 ( 4 & 5 Geo 6, c.48)
2321941The Expiring Laws Continuance Act, 1941 ( 5 & 6 Geo 6, c.3.)
2331942The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1942 ( 5 & 6 Geo 6, 15).
2341942The Royal naval Volunteer Reserve Act, 1942 ( 5 & 6 Geo 6, c.18).
2351942The United States of America (Visiting Forces) Act, 1942 ( 5 & 6 geo 6, 31)
2361942The Prolongation Parliament Act, 1942 ( 5 & 6 Geo 6, c.37).
2371943The Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1943 Act, 1943 ( 6 & 7 Geo.6, c.6.)
2381943The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1943 (6 & 7 Geo c, 15).
2391943The Evidence and Powers of Attorney Act, 1943 (6 & 7 Geo 6, c.18)
2401943The Foreign Service Act, 1943 ( 6 & 7 Geo 6, c.35).
2411943The Regency Act, 1943 ( 6 & 7 Geo 6, c.4.)
2421943The Prolongation of Parliament Act, 1943 ( 6 & 7 Geo 6, c.46).
2431944The Expiring Laws Continuance Act, 1943 ( 7 & 8 Geo 6.C..I).
2441944The Naval Forces (Extension of Service ) Act, 1944 ( 7 & 8 Geo 6, c.13)
2451944The India (Attachment of States) Act, 1944 ( 7 & 8 Geo.6, c.14).
2461944The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1944 ( 7 & 8 Geo 6.c.18)
2471944The Finance Act, 1944 ( 7 & 8 Geo 6, c.23).
2481944The Matrimonial Causes (War Marriages ) Act, 1944 ( 7 & 8 Geo.6, c.43).
2491944The Prolongation of Parliament Act, 1944 ( 7 & 8 Geo 6, c.45).
2501944The Expiring Laws Continuance Act, 1944 (8 & 9 Geo.6, c.2.)
2511945The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1945 ( 8 & 9 Geo 6, c.22).
2521946The Patents and Designs Act, 1946 (9 & 10 Geo.6, c.44).
2531946The United Nations Act, 1946 ( 9& 10 Geo.6, c.45).
2541946The Army and Air Force (Annual) Act, 1946 ( 9 & 10 Geo 6, c.47).
2551946The Superannuation Act, 1946 ( 9 & 10 Geo.6, c.60).
2561946The National Insurance (Industrial Injuries) Act, 1946 (9& 10 Geo.6, c.62).
2571946The Expiring Laws Continuance Act, 1946 (10 & 11 Geo.6, c.I).
2581947The Foreign Marriage Act, 1947 (10 & 11 Geo.6, c.33).
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