The General Clauses Act `1897An Act to consolidate and extend the General Clauses Act, 1868 and 1887.
List of Chapters & Sections
PRELIMINARY GENERAL DEFINITIONS GENERAL RULES OF CONSTRUCTION POWERS AND FUNCTIONARIES PROVISIONS AS TO ORDERS, RULES, ETC., MADE UNDER ENACTMENTS MISCELLANEOUS
GENERAL RULES OF CONSTRUCTION5Coming into operation of enactments5A[Repealed.]6Effect of repeal6ARepeal of Act making textual amendment in Act or Regulation7Revival of repealed enactments8Construction of references to repealed enactments9Commencement and termination of time10Computation of time11Measurement of distances12Duty to be taken pro rata in enactments13Gender and number13A[Repealed.]
POWERS AND FUNCTIONARIES
PROVISIONS AS TO ORDERS, RULES, ETC., MADE UNDER ENACTMENTS20Construction of orders, etc., issued under enactments21Power to issue, to include power to add to, amend, vary or rescind notifications, orders, rules or bye-laws22Making of rules or bye-laws and issuing of orders between passing and commencement of enactment23Provisions applicable to making of rules or bye-laws after previous publication24Continuation of orders, etc., issued under enactments repealed and re-enacted