Section 98 in The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014

Title: Amendment of section 15A of Act 43 of 1951.

Description: In section 15A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, after the words and figures "under the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council Act, 2010 (16 of 2010)", the words and figures "and constituting the Legislative Council of the State of Telangana under the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014" shall be inserted.

Title: Amendment of section 15 of Act 37 of 1956.

Description: On and from the appointed day, in section 15 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, in clause (e), for the words "Andhra Pradesh", the words "Andhra Pradesh and Telangana" shall be substituted.

Title: Territorial extent of laws.

Description: The provisions of Part II shall not be deemed to have affected any change in the territories to which the Andhra Pradesh Land Reforms (Ceiling on Agricultural Holdings) Act, 1973 (Andhra Pradesh Act No. 1 of 1973) and any other law in force immediately before the appointed day extends or applies, and territorial references in any such law to the State of Andhra Pradesh shall, until otherwise provided by a competent Legislature or other competent authority be construed as meaning the territories within the existing State of Andhra Pradesh before the appointed day

Title: Power to adapt laws.

Description: For the purpose of facilitating the application in relation to the State of Andhra Pradesh or the State of Telangana of any law made before the appointed day, the appropriate Government may, before the expiration of two years from that day, by order, make such adaptations and modifications of the law, whether by way of repeal or amendment, as may be necessary or expedient, and thereupon every such law shall have effect subject to the adaptations and modifications so made until altered, repealed or amended by a competent Legislature or other competent authority. Explanation.––In this section, the expression "appropriate Government" means as respects any law relating to a matter enumerated in the Union List, the Central Government, and as respects any other law in its application to a State, the State Government.

Title: Power to construe laws.

Description: Notwithstanding that no provision or insufficient provision has been made under section 101 for the adaptation of a law made before the appointed day, any court, tribunal or authority, required or empowered to enforce such law may, for the purpose of facilitating its application in relation to the State of Andhra Pradesh or the State of Telangana, construe the law in such manner, without affecting the substance, as may be necessary or proper in regard to the matter before the court, tribunal or authority.