Preventive Detention (Continuance) Act, 1960

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Preventive Detention (Continuance) Act,  (1960) 
Parliament of India

REGISTERED No. D. 221

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EXTRAORDINARY

PART II—Section 1

PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY



No. 49] NEW DELHI, THURSDAY, DECEMBER 39, 1960/PAUSA 8,1882



MINISTRY OF LAW

(Legislative Department)

New Delhi, the 29th December, 196O/Pausa 8, 1882 (Saka)

The following Act of Parliament received the assent of the President on the 28th December, 1960, and is hereby published for general information:—

THE PREVENTIVE DETENTION (CONTINUANCE) ACT,1960

No. 28 of 1958

11th September, 1958

An Act to continue the Preventive Detention Act, 1950, for a further period.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Eleventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:—

Short title.  1. This Act may be called the Preventive Detention (Continuance) Short title. Act, 1960.

Amendment of section 1.  2. In sub-section (3) of section 1 of the Preventive Detention Act, 1950, for the figures, letters and words "31st day of December, 1960", the figures, letters and words "31st day of December, 1963" shall be substituted.


R. C. S. SARKAR, Secy.

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