The Bihar and West Bengal (Transfer of Territories) Act `1956

An Act to provide for the transfer of certain territories from Bihar to West Bengal and for matters connected therewith.
1956
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Short title
  3. 2
     Definitions
  4. 3
     Transfer of territories from Bihar to West Bengal
  5. 4
     Amendment of First Schedule to the Constitution
  6. 5
     Amendment of Fourth Schedule to the Constitution
  7. 6
     Bye-elections to fill vacancies in the Council of States
  8. 7
     Term of office of members of the Council of States
  9. 8
     Provision as to existing House of the People
  10. 9
     Allocation of certain sitting members of the Bihar Legislative Assembly
  11. 10
     Duration of Legislative Assemblies of Bihar and West Bengal
  12. 11
     Bihar Legislative Council
  13. 12
     West Bengal Legislative Council
  14. 13
     Allocation of seats in the House of the People and assignment of seats to State Legislative Assemblies
  15. 14
     Modification of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders
  16. 15
     Determination of population of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
  17. 16
     Delimitation of constituencies
  18. 17
     Extension of jurisdiction of, and transfer of proceedings to, Calcutta High Court
  19. 18
     Right to appear in any proceedings transferred to Calcutta High Court
  20. 19
     Interpretation
  21. 20
     Appropriation of moneys for expenditure in transferred Appropriation Acts
  22. 21
     Distribution of revenues
  23. 22
     Land and goods
  24. 23
     Treasury and bank balances
  25. 24
     Arrears of taxes
  26. 25
     Right to recover loans and advances
  27. 26
     Credits in certain funds
  28. 27
     Assets and liabilities of State undertakings
  29. 28
     Public debt
  30. 29
     Refund of taxes collected in excess
  31. 30
     Deposits
  32. 31
     Provident Funds
  33. 32
     Pensions
  34. 33
     Contracts
  35. 34
     Liability in respect of actionable wrong
  36. 35
     Liability as guarantor of co-operative societies
  37. 36
     Items in suspense
  38. 37
     Power of the Central Government to order allocation or adjustment in certain cases
  39. 38
     Certain expenditure to be charged on the Consolidated Fund
  40. 39
     State Financial Corporations
  41. 40
     Temporary provisions as to the continuance of certain existing road transport permits
  42. 41
     Provisions relating to services
  43. 42
     Provisions as to the continuance of officers in the same posts
  44. 43
     Territorial extent of laws
  45. 44
     Power to adapt laws
  46. 45
     Power to construe laws
  47. 46
     Power to name authorities, etc. for exercising statutory functions
  48. 47
     Legal proceedings
  49. 48
     Transfer of pending proceedings
  50. 49
     Right of pleaders to practise in certain Courts
  51. 50
     Effect of provisions inconsistent with other laws
  52. 51
     Power to remove difficulties
  53. 52
     Power to make rules