Repealing and Amending (Second) Act, 2015

The Repealing and Amending (Second) Act, 2015 received the assent of the President on 14.05.2015. The objective of the Act is to repeal the enactments which have ceased to be in force or have become obsolete or the retention of which as separate Acts is unnecessary OR correct/ amend the formal defects detected in the enactments.

The Act wholly repeals following enactments:

  1. The Export-Import Bank of India (Amendment) Act, 1998
  2. The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Act, 1998
  3. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 1999
  4. The Recovery of Debts Due to Banks and Financial Institutions (Amendment) Act, 2000 
  5. The Small Industries Development Bank of India (Amendment) Act, 2000
  6. The Food Corporations (Amendment) Act, 2000
  7. The National Housing Bank (Amendment) Act, 2000
  8. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2000
  9. The Leaders and Chief Whips of Recognized Parties and Groups in Parliament (Facilities) Amendment Act, 2000
  10. The Major Port Trusts (Amendment) Act, 2000
  11. The Insecticides (Amendment) Act, 2000
  12. The Border Security Force (Amendment) Act, 2000
  13. The State Financial Corporations (Amendment) Act, 2000
  14. The Multimodal Transportation of Goods (Amendment) Act, 2000
  15. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Act, 2000
  16. The Chit Funds (Amendment) Act, 2001
  17. The Warehousing Corporations (Amendment) Act, 2001
  18. The Food Corporations (Amendment) Act, 2001
  19. The Government of Union Territories and the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2001
  20. The Inland Waterways Authority of India (Amendment) Act, 2001
  21. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2001
  22. The Explosive Substance (Amendment) Act, 2001
  23. The Inter-State Water Disputes (Amendment) Act, 2002
  24. The Salaries and Allowances of Officers of Parliament and Leaders of Opposition in Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2002
  25. The Sugar Development Fund (Amendment) Act, 2002
  26. The Salaries and Allowances of Officers of Parliament (Second Amendment) Act, 2002
  27. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2002
  28. The General Insurance Business (Nationalisation) Amendment Act, 2002
  29. The Insurance (Amendment) Act, 2002
  30. The Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Act, 2002
  31. The Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Act, 2002
  32. The Negotiable Instruments (Amendment and Miscellaneous Provisions) Act, 2002
  33. The Salaries and Allowances of Officers of Parliament and Leaders of Opposition in Parliament (Second Amendment) Act, 2002
  34. The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Act, 2002
  35. The High Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Act, 2002
  36. The Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Act, 2002
  37. The Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Orders (Amendment) Act, 2002
  38. The Companies (Second Amendment) Act, 2002
  39. The Delhi High Court (Amendment) Act, 2003
  40. The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2003
  41. The Sixth Schedule to the Constitution (Amendment) Act, 2003
  42. The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Act, 2003
  43. The Railways (Second Amendment) Act, 2003
  44. The Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Act, 2003
  45. The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2003
  46. The Prevention of Terrorism (Amendment) Act, 2003
  47. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2003
  48. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2003
  49. The Foreigners (Amendment) Act, 2004
  50. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) and Miscellaneous Provisions Act, 2004
  51. The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws (Amendment) Act, 2004
  52. The Government of Union Territories and the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2005
  53. The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2005
  54. The Sree ChitraTirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology, Trivandrum (Amendment) Act, 2005
  55. The Warehousing Corporations (Amendment) Act, 2005
  56. The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Act, 2005
  57. The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2005
  58. The Government of Union Territories and the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Act, 2006
  59. The Contempt of Courts (Amendment) Act, 2006
  60. The Reserve Bank of India (Amendment) Act, 2006
  61. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2006
  62. The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings and Financial Institutions Laws (Amendment) Act, 2006
  63. The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Act, 2007
  64. The National Tax Tribunal (Amendment) Act, 2007
  65. The State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks Laws) Amendment Act, 2007
  66. The State Bank of India (Amendment) Act, 2007
  67. The Inland Vessels (Amendment) Act, 2007
  68. The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 2007
  69. The Sugar Development Fund (Amendment) Act, 2008
  70. The Salaries and Allowances of Officers of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2008
  71. The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2008
  72. The Supreme Court (Number of Judges) Amendment Act, 2008
  73. The Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (Amendment) Act, 2009
  74. The High Court and Supreme Court Judges (Salaries and Conditions of Service) Amendment Act, 2009
  75. The State Bank of India (Amendment) Act, 2010
  76. The Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament (Amendment) Act, 2010
  77. The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2010
  78. The Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Act, 2010
  79. The State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Amendment Act, 2011
  80. The State Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks Laws) Amendment Act, 2011
  81. The New Delhi Municipal Council (Amendment) Act, 2011
  82. The Life Insurance Corporation (Amendment) Act, 2011
  83. The Export-Import Bank of India (Amendment) Act, 2011
  84. The North-Eastern Areas (Reorganization) and Other Related Laws (Amendment) Act, 2012
  85. The Chemical Weapons Convention (Amendment) Act, 2012
  86. The Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws (Amendment) Act, 2012
  87. The Banking Laws (Amendment) Act, 2012
  88. The Wakf (Amendment) Act, 2013

The Act partially repeals the following enactments:

  1. The Essential Commodities (Amendment) Act, 2006 (Sections 2 to 5)
  2. The State Bank of Saurashtra (Repeal) and the State Sections Bank of India (Subsidiary Banks) Amendment Act, 2009 (Section 3 to 11)

The Act amends the following enactments:

  1. The Railways (Amendment) Act, 2008 – Omits the words and figure “section 2 of” in Section 2 and inserts “in section 2”.
  2. The Indian Maritime University Act, 2008 – Substitutes the words “in the Statutes made thereunder” with “in all Statutes made thereunder” in Section 2. 

-Ministry of Law & Justice

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