Section 30: Application of Act to Ordinances

The General Clauses Act, 1897


Section 30: Application of Act to Ordinances.

1[30. In this Act the expression 2[Central Act], wherever it occurs, except in section 5 and the word “Act” in 3[clauses (9), (13), (25), (40), (43), (52) and (54)] of section 3 and in section 25 shall be deemed to include an Ordinance made and promulgated by the Governor General under section 23 of the Indian Councils Act, 1861 4[or section 72 of the Government of of India Act, 1915,] 5[or section 42 6[***] of the Government of India Act, 1935] 7[and an Ordinance promulgated by the President under article 123 of the Constitution].]


1. Ins. by Act 17 of 1914, s. 2 and the First Schedule.
2. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for “Act of the Governor General in Council”.
3. Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for “clauses (9), (12), (38), (48) and (50)”.
4. Ins. by Act 24 of 1917, s. 2 and the First Schedule.
5. Ins. by the A.O. 1937
6. The words and figures “or section 43” omitted by the A.O. 1947.
7. Added by the A.O. 1950.

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