Section 4 in The Pondicherry (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006

Title: Amendment of Part VIII of the Constitution

Description: In Part VIII of the Constitution, for the word “Pondicherry”, wherever it occurs, the word “Puducherry” shall be substituted.

Title: Amendment of First Schedule to the Constitution

Description: In the First Schedule to the Constitution, under the heading “II. THE UNION TERRITORIES”, in entry 6, under the column “Name”, for the word “Pondicherry”, the word “Puducherry” shall be substituted.

Title: Amendment of Fourth Schedule to the Constitution

Description: In the Fourth Schedule to the Constitution, under the heading “TABLE”, in entry 30, in the second column, for the word “Pondicherry” the word “Puducherry” shall be substituted.

Title: Amendment of section 2 of Act 20 of 1963

Description: In the Government of Union Territories Act, 1963, in section 2, in sub-section (1), in clause (h), for the word “Pondicherry”, the word “Puducherry” shall be substituted.

Title: Power to adapt laws

Description: (1) For the purpose of giving effect to the alteration of the name of the Union territory of Pondicherry by section 3, the appropriate Government may, before the expiration of one year from the appointed day, by order, make such adaptations and modifications of any law made before the appointed day, 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. (2) Nothing in sub-section (1) shall be deemed to prevent Parliament or Legislative Assembly of the Union territory of Puducherry or other competent authority from repealing or amending any law adapted or modified by the appropriate Government under the said sub-section.