Parliamentary Bulletin Part-II
No. 45048 Thursday, April 17, 2008 Committee Section (Subordinate Legislation)
Statutory Orders laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha during the period from March 10 - 14, 2008 ( 213th Session)  
  The following Statutory Rules and Orders made under the delegated powers of legislation and published in the Gazette were laid on the Table of the Rajya Sabha during  the period March  10 - 14,  2008.  The Orders will be laid on the Table for a period of 30 days, which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions.  Members can move a motion for modification before the expiry of the session immediately following the session in which laying period of 30 days is completed.

 

 

 

 

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Number and date  of  Rule/Order

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MINISTRY OF CHEMICALS AND FERTILIZERS (DEPARTMENT OF FERTILIZERS)

 

 

1

S.O. 1729 (E), dated 10th October, 2007.

Order indicating the supplies of urea to be made by domestic manufacturers of urea to States and Union Territories during Rabi, 2007-08.

14.3.2008

Section 3 (6) of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

 

 

MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY  (DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL POLICY AND PROMOTION)

 

 

 

2

G.S.R. 246 (E), dated the 5th  February, 2008.

De-reservation of 79 items from the list of items reserved for exclusive manufacture in Small Scale Sector.

12.3.2008

Section 29B (2H) of the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION (DEPARTMENT OF FOOD AND PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION)

 

 

 

3

S.O. 1991(E) dated the 27th November, 2007.

Rice (Stock Declaration by Companies or Firms or Individuals) Order, 2007.

14.3.2008

Section 3 (6)  of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

 

4

G.S.R. No. 757 (E)/ Ess.Com./ Sugar, dated 6th  December, 2007.

 

The Sugar (Price Determination of 2006-2007 Production) Amendment Order, 2007.

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G.S.R. No. 758 (E)/ Ess.Com./ Sugarcane, dated 6th  December, 2007.

The Factory-wise Statutory Minimum Price of Sugarcane for 2006-07 sugar season.

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G.S.R. No. 759 (E)/ Ess. Com./ Sugarcane,  dated 6th  December, 2007.

 

The Factory-wise Statutory Minimum Price of Sugarcane for 2006-07 sugar season.

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S.O. No. 2198 (E)/ Ess. Com./ Sugarcane,  dated 28th  December, 2007.

The Sugarcane (Control) Amendment Order, 2007.

14.3.2008

Section 3 (6)  of the Essential Commodities Act, 1955.

 

8

S.O. 288 (E), dated 11th  February, 2008.

The Wheat (Stock Declaration by Companies or Firms or Individuals) Orders, 2008.

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G.S.R. 95 (E), /Ess.Com/ Sugarcane, dated 19th February, 2008.

 

The Factory-wise Statutory Minimum Price (SMP of Sugarcane for 2006-07 during sugar season.

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S.O. 1 (E), dated 1st January, 2008.

Cess on sugar @ Rs. 15/- per quintal of sugar for the purpose of Sugar Development Fund Act, 1982.

 

14.3.2008

Section 6 (3) of the Sugar Cess Act, 1982.

11

S.O. 392 (E), dated 25th February, 2008.

Cess on sugar @ Rs. 24/- per quintal of sugar for the purpose of Sugar Development Fund Act, 1982.

 

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12

G.S.R. 749 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007.

Sugar Development Fund (4th Amendment) Rules, 2007.

14.3.2008

Section 9 (3) the Sugar Development Fund Act, 1983.

 

 

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS

 

 

13

S.O. 2104 (E) dated the 7th December, 2007.

Establishment of a Tribunal to decide the dispute under Section 10A of the Act in the matter of election to the Council of the Institute of Cost and Works Accountant of India held in June 2007.

11.3.2008

Section 40 of the Cost and Works Accountants Act, 1959.

14

No. 1-CA (7)/104/2007 dated the 8th October, 2007.

Establishment of the Disciplinary Directorate

11.3.2008

Section 30 B of the Chartered Accountants Act, 1949.

 

 

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS

 

 

15

S.O. 1960 (E) dated the 19th November, 2007.

Constituting the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and the State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) for the state of Punjab.

13.3.2008

Section 26 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

16

S.O. 2019 (E) dated the 30th November, 2007.

Amending S.O. 884 (E) dated the 19th December 1996, to substitute certain entries in the notification.

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S.O. 2125 (E) dated the 13th December, 2007.

Procedure for examination of proposals relating to development in Doon Valley.

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S.O. 2126 (E) dated the 13th December,  2007.

Constituting the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and the State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) for the state of Puducherry.

13.3.2008

Section 26 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

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S.O. 48 (E) dated the 8th January, 2008.

Constituting the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and the State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) for the state of Jammu & Kashmir.

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S.O. 49 (E) dated 8th January, 2008.

Constituting the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and the State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) for the state of Madhya Pradesh.

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S.O. 55 (E) dated the 9th January, 2008.

Recognition of Environmental Laboratories.

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S.O. 162 (E) dated the 29th  January, 2008.

Constituting the State Level Environment Impact Assessment Authority (SEIAA) and the State Level Expert Appraisal Committee (SEAC) for the state of Chhattisgarh.

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MINISTRY OF EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

 

 

23

G.S.R. 43 (E) dated the 22nd January, 2008.

The Passport (Amendment) Rules, 2007.

13.3.2008

Section 24 (3) of the Passport Act, 1967.

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G.S.R. 103 (E) dated the 22nd February, 2008.

The Passports  (Amendment) Rules, 2008.

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MINISTRY OF FINANCE (DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL SERVICES)

 

 

25

S.O. No. 2015 (E), dated 30th November, 2007.

Amalgamation of Kisan Gramin Bank, Devi Patan Kshetriya Gramin Bank, Rani Laxmibai Kshetriya Gramin Bank and Uttar Pradesh Gramin Bank sponsored by the Punjab National Bank in the state of Uttar Pradesh into a single Regional Rural Bank which shall be called as ‘Sarva UP Gramin Bank.’

11.3.2008

Section 23A (4) of the Regional Rural Banks Act, 1976.

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S.O. NO. 2162 (E), dated 19th December, 2007.

The dissolution of Kisan Gramin Bank, Devi Patan Kshetriya Gramin Bank, Rani Laxmibai Kshetriya Gramin Bank and Uttar Pradesh Gramin Bank.

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(DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE)

 

 

 

27

G.S.R. 2 (E) dated the 1st  January, 2008.

the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Rules, 2007 alongwith an explanatory memorandum.

11.3.2008

Section 77 of the Narcotic Drug & Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.

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F. No. DGIT (Admn.) / HRD/ 2007-2008 dated 31st December, 2007.

The constitution of the Directorate of Income-tax, Human Resource Development of the Central Board of Direct Taxes, alongwith an explanatory memorandum.

11.3.2008

The Central Board of Direct Taxes.

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G.S.R. 96 (E) dated the 19th February, 2008.

No. 17/2008-Customs dated the 19th February, 2008 imposing final anti-dumping duty on certain items originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China together with Explanatory Memoranda.

11.3.2008

Section 9A (7) of the Customs Tariff Act, 1975.

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G.S.R. 97 (E) dated the 19th February, 2008.

No. 18/2008 Customs dated the 19th February, 2008 rescinding GSR 600 (E) dated the 14th September, 2007 regarding imposition of anti-dumping duty on certain items originating in or exported from People’s Republic of China together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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G.S.R. 743 (E) dated the 30th November, 2007.

No. 40/2007-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 30th November, 2007, amending G.S.R. 609 (E), dated the 30th September, 2006, so as to operationalize the large Taxpayer Unit at Chennai  together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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Section 38 (2) of the Central Excises Act, 1944.

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G.S.R. 790 (E) dated the 27th December, 2007.

The Central Excise (Compounding of Offences) Amendment Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 58  (E) dated the 25th January, 2008.

The Central Excise (Second Amendment)  Rules, 2008 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

11.3.2008

Section 38 (2) of the Central Excises Act, 1944.

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G.S.R. 81 (E) dated the 11th February, 2008.

No. 8/2008-Central Excise (N.T.) dated the 11th February, 2008, amending G.S.R. 474 (E) dated the 26th June, 2001 and G.S.R  300 (E) dated the 19th April, 2007 exempting certain goods from payment of duty together with Explanatory Memoranda.

 

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G.S.R. 791 (E) dated the 28th December, 2007.

The Service Tax (Sixth Amendment) Rules, 2007 together with Explanatory Memoranda.

11.3.2008

Section 94 (4) of the Finance Act, 1994.

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G.S.R. 94 (E), Dated the 19th February, 2008.

No.3/2008-Service Tax dated the 19th February, 2008, amending G.S.R. 739 (E)  dated the 29th November, 2007 so as to include 3 more taxable services for exemption from service tax together with Explanatory Memoranda.

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S.O. 1989 (E), dated the 27th November, 2007.

 

The Income-tax (Fifteenth Amendment) Rules, 2007.

 

11.3.2008

Section 296 of the Income Tax Act, 1961.

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F.No.113 (E), dated the 18th January, 2008.

The Income-tax (Second Amendment) Rules, 2008.

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MINISTRY OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE  (DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH)

 

 

 

39

G.S.R. 707 (E), dated the 13th November, 2007.

The prevention of Food Adulteration (3rd Amendment) Rules, 2007.

14.3.2008

Section 23 (2) of the prevention of  food Adulteration Act, 1954.

 

 

 

(DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND FAMILY WELFARE)

 

 

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S.O. 1757 (E), dated 15th October, 2007.

Provide the representation to Ministry of Food Processing Industries as Member of Food Authority.

14.3.2008

Section 93 of the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006.

 

 

MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

(DEPARTMENT OF OFFICIAL LANGUAGE)

 

 

41

G.S.R. 162 dated the 11th August, 2007.

The Official Languages (Use for Official Purposes of the Union) Amendment Rules, 2007 together with delay statement.

12.3.2008

Section 8(2) of the Official Languages Act, 1963.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

(DEPARTMENT OF SECONDARY AND HIGHER EDUCATION)

 

 

42

F.No. PU Aca-I/ Amendments/2006-07 dated the 25th  November, 2006.

Amendments to the Statutes 1(A)(6), 1(A). 6 (1), 10(A) (1), 11(1), 19, 32 (1) of the Pondicherry University Act, 1985.

 

 

10.3.2008

Pondicherry University Act, 1985.

 

 

MINISTRY OF INFORMATION AND  BROADCASTING

 

 

 

43

G.S.R. 284 dated the 22nd December, 2007.

The Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Investment of Moneys Rules, 2007.

12.3.2008

Section 34 of the Prasar Bharati (Broadcasting Corporation of India) Act, 1990.

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S.O. 281 (E), dated the 8th February, 2008.

Certain events as sporting events of national importance.

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Section 8 of the Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act, 2007.

 

 

MINISTRY OF LABOUR AND EMPLOYMENT, (DIRECTORATE GENERAL OF EMPLOYMENT & TRAINING)

 

 

45

G.S.R. 696 (E) dated the 7th November, 2007.

The Apprenticeship (Seventh Amendment) Rules, 2007.

12.3.2008

Section 37 (3) of the Apprentices Act, 1961.

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF POWER

 

 

46

No.L-7/25(5)/2003  -CERC, dated the 31st December, 2007.

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Terms and Conditions of Tariff) (Fourth Amendment) Regulations, 2007.

 

10.3.2008

Section 179 of the Electricity Act, 2003.

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No.L-7/106(122)/ CERC-2007, dated the 31st December, 2007.

The Central Electricity Regulatory Commission (Sharing of revenue derived from utilization of transmission assets for other business)  Regulations, 2007.

 

10.3.2008

Section 179 of the Electricity Act, 2003.

 

 

MINISTRY OF  SHIPPING, ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS (DEPARTMENT OF ROAD TRANSPORT AND HIGHWAYS)

 

 

 

48

S.O. 1791 (E) dated the 22nd October, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure on National Highway No.NE-II from km.13.035 to km.33.160 (Baghpat  Section) in Baghpat District, Uttar Pradesh, together with delay statement.

 

13.3.2008

Section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956.

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S.O.  1852 (E) dated the 30th October, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure from Km.99.400 to Km.134.913 (Faridabad  Section) of National Highways No. NE-II  in Fridabad District,  Haryana.

 

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S.O.  1921 (E) dated the 13th November, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure on National Highway No.2 from km.16.300 to km.18.725 (Delhi – Agra Section) in South Delhi District, National Capital Territory of Delhi, together with delay statement.

 

13.3.2008

Section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956.

51

S.O. 1926 (E) dated the 13th November, 2007.

Acquisition of land for building (widening/four laning etc.) maintenance, management and operation of National Highway No. 4 on the stretch of land from Km. 725.000 to Km. 797.000 (Satara-Pune Section) in the State of Maharashtra.

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S.O.  2087 (E) dated the 4th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure on National Highway No.NE-II from km.57.852 to km.99.400 (Gautam Budh Nagar Section) in Gautam Budh Nagar District, Uttar  Pradesh, together with delay statement.

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S.O. 2090 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land for building (widening), maintenance, management and operation of National Highway No.3 on the stretch of land from km.14.132 to km.20.032 and km.46.479 to km.51.060 (Indore - Khalghat Section) in Dhar District, Madhya Pradesh.

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S.O.  2091 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land for building (widening), maintenance, management and operation of National Highway No.3 on the stretch of land from km.51.080 to km.55.758 and km.56.966 to km.58.392 (Indore – Khalghat Section) in Khargone District, Madhya Pradesh.

13.3.2008

Section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956.

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S.O.  2097 (E) dated the 5th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure from km.0.000 to km.53.410 (Balasore Laxmannath  Section) of National Highway No. 60  in Balasore District,  Orissa.

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S.O.  2135 (E) dated the 17th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land for building (Four-laning) maintenance, management and operation of NH No. 3 including the bypass, on the stretch of land from km. 470.800 to km. 539.000 (Vadpe Gonde Section) in Thane District, Maharashtra.

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S.O.  2145 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure from km.382.000 to km.373.500 (Sukinda Bhuban  Section) of National Highway No. 200  in Jaypur District,  Orissa.

 

13.3.2008

Section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956.

58

S.O.  2146 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure from km.66.500 to km.73.200 (Kurali-Kiratpur  Section) of National Highway No. 21  in Roopnagar District,  Punjab.

 

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S.O.  2147 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land for National Highway No. 6 (Sambalpur-Bargarh-Orissa/Chattisgarh Border)   in Sambalpur District,  Orissa.

 

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S.O.  2148 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure on National Highway No.91 from km.23.600 to km.26.000 (Ghaziabad - Aligarh Section) in Ghaziabad District, Uttar  Pradesh.

 

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S.O.  2149 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure on National Highway No.91 from km. 26.000 to km.48.000 (Ghaziabad – Aligarh Section) in Gautam Budh Nagar District, Uttar Pradesh.

13.3.2008

Section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956.

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S.O.  2150 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure on National Highway No.91 from km. 48.000 to km.107.100 (Ghaziabad – Aligarh Section) in Bulandsahar District, Uttar Pradesh.

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S.O.  2151 (E) dated the 18th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure on National Highway No.91 from km. 107.100 to km.140.200 (Ghaziabad – Aligarh Section) in Aligarh District, Uttar Pradesh.

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S.O. 2163 (E) dated the 19th December, 2007.

Land acquisition of Land with or without structure on National Highways NO. 31 from km 1041.00 to km. 1052.00 in Baska District, Assam.

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S.O.  2165 (E) dated the 19th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land for building (four laning) maintenance, management and operation of NH No. 3 including the bypass, on the stretch of land from Km.287.500 to km. 380.000 (Pimpalgaon-Dhule Section) and km. 440.000 to km.470.800 (Vadpe-Gonde Section) in Nashik District, Maharashtra.

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S.O.  2166 (E) dated the 19th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land for building (Four laning) maintenance, management and operation of NH No. 3 including the bypass, on the stretch of land from km. 265.000 to km. 287.500 (Pimpalgaon-Dhule Section) in Dhule District, Maharashtra.

13.3.2008

Section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956.

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S.O.  2182 (E) dated the 26th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure from km. 245.00 (New chainage 713.461) to km. 317.389 (New Chainage 785.850) of National Highway No. 2  in Sant Ravidas Nagar, Bhadohi  District, Uttar Pradesh.

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S.O.  2199 (E) dated the 28th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land for building (widening), maintenance, management and operation of National Highway No.75 on the stretch of land from km.52.00 to km.84.80 (Gwalior – Jhansi Section) in Datia District, Madhya Pradesh.

 

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S.O.  2215 (E) dated the 28th December, 2007.

Acquisition of land with or without structure from km. 533.370 to km. 551.000 of National Highway No. 31  in Darjeeling  District,  West Bengal.

 

13.3.2008

Section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956.

70

S.O.  116 (E) dated the 21st  January, 2008.

Acquisition of land with or without structure from km. 446.740 to km. 452.200 of National Highway No. 34  in Uttar Dinajpur  District,  West Bengal.

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S.O. 140 (E) dated the 24th January, 2008

Acquisition of the land, with or without structure, falling within the stretch of land from km. 32.250 to km. 66.250 (Kurali-Kiratpur Section) of the National Highway NO. 21 in the State of Punjab.

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S.O.  141 (E) dated the 24th January, 2008.

Acquisition of land, with or without structure, falling within the stretches of land from km. 32.250 to km.  66.250 (Kurali-Kiratpur Section) of the National Highway NO. -21 in the State of Punjab.

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S.O.  142 (E) dated the 24th January, 2008.

Acquisiton of land, with or without structure, falling within the stretch of land from Km. 62.960 to Km 66.500 (Zirakpur-Parwanoo Section and Pinjore-Kalka-Parwanoo bypass) of the National Highway No. 22 in the State of Himachal Pradesh.

 

13.3.2008

Section 10 of the National Highways Act, 1956.

74

S.O.  97 (E) dated the 1st February, 2007.

Acquisition of Land with or without structure on National Highway No. 37 from km. 454.000 to km. 487.000 in Jorhat District, Assam together with delay statement.

 

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S.O.  2158 (E) and S.O.  2159 (E) dated the 28th December, 2007.

 

Corrigendum to Notification S.O.2015 (E) dated the 24th November, 2006.

13.3.2008

Corrigendum

76

S.O. 2171 (E) dated the 24th December, 2007.

Amendment of Rule 21 (2) of Highway Administration Rules, 2003.

 

13.3.2008

Section 50(3) of the Control of National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002.

77

S.O.  120 (E) dated the 21st January, 2008.

Authorization of Project Directors of National Highways Authority to exercise the powers and discharge the functions conferred on the Highway Administration in respect of the length of the National Highways.

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MINISTRY OF URBAN DEVELOPMENT

 

 

78

G.S.R. 6 (E) dated the 3rd January, 2008.

The “Recruitment Regulations” of Director (Ministerial), Delhi Development Authority, 2007.

13.3.2008

Section 58 of the Delhi Development Act, 1957.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                                               V.K. AGNIHOTRI,

                                Secretary-General