Section 2 in The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Act, 2005

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, each of the words and expressions used herein and not defined but defined in the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (43 of 1950), shall have the same meaning as in that Act.

Title: Creation of Legislative Council for Andhra Pradesh

Description: (1) As from such date1as the President may by order appoint, there shall be a Legislative Council for the State of Andhra Pradesh; and as from that date, in sub-clause (a) of clause (1) of article 168, after the words "States of", the words "Andhra Pradesh,", shall be inserted. (2) In the said Council, there shall be 90 seats of which— (a) the numbers to be filled by persons elected by the electorates referred to in sub-clauses (a), (b) and (c) of clause (3) of article 171 shall be 31, 8 and 8 respectively; (b) the number to be filled by persons elected by the members of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh in accordance with the provisions of sub-clause (d) of the said clause shall be 31; and (c) the number to be filled by persons nominated by the Governor of Andhra Pradesh in accordance with the provisions of sub-clause (e) of that clause shall be 12. (3) As soon as may be after the commencement of this Act, the President, after consultation with the Election Commission, shall, by order, determine— (a) the constituencies into which the State of Andhra Pradesh shall be divided for the purpose of elections to the said Council under each of the sub-clauses (a), (b) and (c) of clause (3) of article 171; (b) the extent of each constituency; and (c) the number of seats to be allotted to each constituency. (4) As soon as may be after such determination, steps shall be taken to constitute the said Council in accordance with the provisions of this Act, the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (43 of 1950) and the Representation of the People Act, 1951 (43 of 1951). 1. 30th March, 2007, (Legislative Council for Andhra Pradesh come to existence), vide notification No. G.S.R. 262(E), dated 30th March, 2007, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

Title: Amendment of Third Schedule and Fourth Schedule of Act 43 of 1950

Description: In the Representation of the People Act, 1950,-- (a) in the Third Schedule, before entry No. 2 relating to Bihar, the following entry shall be inserted, namely:-- "1. Andhra Pradesh 90 31 8 8 31 12"; (b) in the Fourth Schedule, before the heading "BIHAR", the following heading and entries shall be inserted, namely:-- "ANDHRA PRADESH 1. Municipal Corporations. 2. Municipalities. 3. Nagar Panchayats. 4. Cantonment Boards. 5. ZilaPraja Parishads. 6. Mandal Praja Parishads.".

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

Description: In section 15A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, for the words and figures "under the Legislative Councils Act, 1957" (37of 1957), the words and figures "under the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Act, 2005" shall be substituted.

Title: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Uttaranchal (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. 1. 1st January, 2007, vide notification No. GSR 779(E), dated 29th December, 2006, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).