The Karnataka State Goseva Ayog (Draft)
Under provisions of Section 18 of Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter &Preservation of Cattle Act, 1964 (35 of 1964)
………In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 18 of Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter & Preservation of Cattle Act, 1964 (35 of 1964) the State Government hereby constitute The Karnataka State Goseva Ayog on following terms and rules namely :-
TABLE OF CONTENTS.
1. Short title and commencement.
3. Constitution of Ayog.
4. Terms and conditions of appointment of members of the Ayog.
6. Casual Vacancy.
7. Headquarter and meetings of the Ayog.
8. Vacancy not to invalidate proceedings.
9. Appointment of officers and other employees.
10. Registration of Institutions and audit of their accounts.
11. Functions of the Ayog.
12. Funds of the Ayog.
13. Banker of the Ayog.
14. Power of the Ayog to call for records.
15. Accounts and audit.
16. Annual report.
17. Action on Ayog's report.
18. Power of the State Government to call for reports, returns, etc.
19. Directions of the State Government.
20. Members of the Ayog to the public servants.
21. Promotion of action taken in good faith.
23. Power to make rules.
THE Karnataka State Goseva Ayog
Government Oeder to establish Goseva Ayog for the preservation and welfare of cattle in the State, for supervision and control of Institutions and to provide for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.as follows:-
1. (Short title and commencement.
1)This AYOG may be called the Karnataka State Goseva Ayog
(2)It shall come into force on such date as the State Government may,by notification appoint.
2. Definitions In this Act unless the context otherwise requires.-
(a) "Ayog" means the Karnataka State Goseva Ayog established under Section 18 of Act 35 of 1964.
(c)"Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Ayog;
(d)"Institution" means any charitable Institution engaged in cattle welfare and established for the purpose of keeping, breeding, rearing and maintaining cattle or for the purpose of reception, protection, care, management and treatment of inform, aged and diseased cattle and includes Gosadan, Goshala, Pinjrapole, Goraksha Sanstha and their Federation or Union registered under any enactment for the time being in force or otherwise.
(e)"Member" means a member of the Ayog and includes the Chairperson.
3.(Constitution of Ayog.
1) The State Government shall constitute a body to be known as the Karnataka State Goseva Ayog to exercise the powers conferred on and to perform the functions assigned to it .
(2)The Ayog shall consist of the Chairperson and the following members, namely :-
(i) Ex-officio member
(a) The Agriculture Production Commissioner of the Government of Karnataka
(b) The Secretary to Government of Karnataka Animal Husbandry Department who shall also be the Secretary
(c) The Secretary to Government of Karnataka, Local Government Department.
(d) An officer to be nominated by Finance Department not below the rank of Deputy Secretary.
(e) The Director of Veterinary Services of Karnataka,
(ii) Members to be nominated by the State Government,-
Six non-official members having interest in cattle welfare.
(3) The State Government shall appoint one of the non-official members to be the Chairperson of the Ayog.
(4) Every appointment under sub-section (2) shall take effect from the date on which it is in the official Gazette.
(4)Terms and conditions of appointment of members of the Ayog.
Every non-official member of the Ayog shall hold office for a period of three years in State on which the appointment is notified in the Gazette under sub-section (4) of
(6) There shall be paid to the non-official members such allowances as may be prescribed.
(7) A non-official member may resign an office in writing under his hand addressed to the Government.
(8) The Government shall rename a person from the office of non-official member if as on :
(a)becomes an undercharged insolvency.
(b)is convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for an offence, which, in the opinion of the State Government, involves moral
(c)becomes of unsound mind and stands so declared by a competent Court;
(d)refuse to act or becomes incapable of acting;
(e)is, without obtaining leave of absence from the Ayog, absent from three consecutive meetings of the Ayog or
(f)has, in the opinion of the State Government so abused the position of Chairman or Member as on render that --------- ------ in office detrimental to the interests of cattle or public interest.
(g)Provided that no person shall convened under this sub-section until that person has been given a reasonable opportunity of
being heard in the matter.
5. Disqualifications. No person shall be eligible for appointment as a non-official member if he -
(a) is not a citizen of India;
(b) has not attained the age of twenty one years.
(c) has been adjusted by a Competent Court to be of unsound mind
(d) has been sentenced by any court to imprisonment for an offence involving moral turpitude
(e) has been dismissed from the service of the Government for misconduct and has been declared to be disqualified for employment in public service; and
(f) is an undercharged insolvent.
6. Casual Vacancy. In the event of death, resignation or disqualification of a non-official member or of his becoming incapable of acting before the expiry of his term of office, a casual vacancy shall be deemed to have occurred in such office and such vacancy shall be filled as early as possible by appointment of a person thereto as member who shall hold office for the unexpired term of his predecessor.
7. Headquarter and meetings of the Ayog.
(1) The Headquarter of the Ayog shall be at Bangalore
(2) The Ayog shall hold meetings at least twice in a year and shall keep record on its proceedings in a minute bookThe meetings of the Ayog shall be convened by the Chairperson who shall, when present preside at such meetings and in the absence of the Chairperson, the members present shall elect one from amongst themselves to preside as Chairperson.
8. Vacancy not to invalidate proceedings. No act or proceeding of the Ayog shall be deemed to be invalid by reason merely of any vacancy in, or any defect in the constitution of the Ayog.
9. Appointment of officers and other employees. Subject to such rules as may be made in this behalf, the State Government may, for the purpose of enabling the Ayog to efficiently discharge its functions under this Act, provide such number of officers and other employees as may be considered necessary.
10.(Registration of institutions and audit of their accounts.
1) On the commencement of this Act every Institution shall within 3 months thereof submit an application for registration under this Act in such manner and containing such particulars as may be prescribed.
(2)The application shall be accompanied by such fees as may be prescribed.
(3)The Ayog shall after such enquiry as it deems fit issue a certificate of registration is such form as may be prescribed.
(4)The Ayog shall maintain a Register of Institution registered with it in such forms as may be prescribed.
(5)Whenever any change occurs in any of the particulars relating to any Institution recorded in the Register as prescribed under sub-section (4), the person entrusted to act on behalf of the Institution shall report the change to the Ayog which shall after such enquiry as it deems fit make the necessary changes in the Register.
(6)The accounts of every Institution which has been registered under this Act, shall be balanced each year on the thirty first day of March and its accounts shall be audited annually in the prescribed manner.
11. Functions of the Ayog. It shall be the functions of the Ayog-
(a)to ensure the protection afforded to cattle under State & Union Acts & laws for the time being in force including seizure and custody of cattle being carried for slaughtering or likely to be slaughtered and to imitate criminal action against accused persons.
(b) to ensure –
(i) proper and timely implementation of the laws referred to in clause
(a) and to propose remedial measures to concerned Departments of the State Government or any body or authority
owned or controlled by the State Government as is responsible for such implementation to make them more effective:
(b) proper and timely implementation of programs of the State Government under present and future Goshala
(c) to ensure active participation of the Institutions in the development of indigenous breed of cattle, specially of the
State of Karnataka and support and installation of industries based on bull power, cow dung, urine and other cow
progeny based products
(d)to promote health care of cattle;
(e) to ensure care and management of cattle seized for violation of any enactment for the time being in force;
(f) to ensure proper management and care of infirm and aged cattle maintained by any Institution;
(g) to supervise and inspect the Institutions;
(h) to promote cultivation of improved variety of fodder-seed, production programs and pasture development
(i) to co-ordinate with Agriculture Universities and other Research Institutions dealing with cattle and fodder
development programs and to ensure active participation of the Institutions to adopt new scientific
(j) to suggest such measures which may be helpful in strengthening of the Institutions which are economically weak;
(k) to give financial assistance to the Institutions;
(l) to enquire into complaints in the functioning of any Institutions;
(m) to perform such other functions as may be assigned to it by the State Government;
(n) to administer and implement the Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter & Preservation Act, 1964
(o) to appoint such Honorary Animal Welfare Officers who shall work for implementation of the Karnataka Prevention of Cow Slaughter & Preservation Act, 1964and to take action which shall include detention and search of agricultural cattle, detention and search of vehicles, seizure of agricultural cattle and take them into custody and initiate prosecution proceedings;
(p) to take custody of the agricultural cattle seized and to entrust them to the nearest Goshala, Gosadan or any Cattle Protection institution or to any person pending the disposal of the prosecution proceedings.
(q) to promote educational activities in primary and Higher studies on Safety laws, preservation, Goshala management and other related activities
(r) to propagate on State, Nation and international level and attract contributions, suggestions and committed workers
(s) to implement, different State and Union Schemes and function as Nodal agency for different present and future Schemes to save, preserve, improve Cow progeny, Rural development, Women empowerment, Employment, slaughter houses management and all other related activities.
12. Funds of the Ayog.
Fund of the commission ..-- (1) The Ayog shall have its own fund and all receipts of the commission shall be credited thereto and all payments by the Ayog shall be made there from.
(2) The Ayog may---
(a) accept grants , subventions, donations and gifts from the Government or a local authority, and private body, whether incorporated or not, or any private individuals;
(b) receive loans from the Government or commercial banks or any other financial institutions for all or any of the purposes of this Act.
(3) All moneys belonging to the fund of the Ayog shall be deposited in such manner as may be prescribed.
(4) Accounts in the banks shall be operated upon by such officers or functionary of the Ayog jointly or individually as may be authorised by the Ayog
21. Application of fund and property of the Ayog.-- (1) All properties, funds and other assets of the Ayog shall be held and applied by it subject to the provisions and for the purposes of the Act..
13. Banker of the Ayog.the funds of the Ayog shall be kept in a Nationalized Bank and shall be operated by the -----------may be authorized by the Ayog.
14. Power of the Ayog of the Ayog to call for records. order to enable the Ayog to perform the functions under this Act, the Ayog may call on or report of any department of the State Government or any body or authority or and the Department or body or authority or the Institution as the case may be shall practicable, comply with the request of the Ayog.
15. Accounts and audit. The Ayog shall maintain proper accounts and other relevant records and prepare an report on accounts in such form as may be prescribed by the State Government in consultant Accountant General, Karnataka.
(2)The accounts of the Ayog shall be audited by the Accountant General at such intervals as may be specified by him and any expenditure in connection with such audit shall be payable by the Ayog to the Accountant General.
(3)The Accountant General and may person appointed by him in connection with the audit of the accounts of the Ayog under this Act shall have the same rights and privileges and authority in connection with such audit as the Accountant General generally has in connection with the audit of Government accounts and, in particular, shall have the right to demand the production of books, accounts, connected vouchers and other documents and papers and to inspect any of the offices of the Ayog.
16. Annual Report The Ayog shall prepare, in such form and by such date for each financial year, as may be prescribed its annual report, giving a full account of its activities during the previous financial year and forward a copy thereof to the State Government.
17. (Action or Ayog Report
1)Upon receipt of a report made under section 16, the State Government may take such action thereon as it considers fit.
(2)A copy of the report made to the State Government together with a report the action taken thereon by the State Government under sub-section (1) shall be laid on the table of the Legislative Assembly.
18. Power of the State Government to call for reports, returns etc.The State Government may call for such reports, returns, statements from the Ayog from time to time as if considers necessary.
19. Directions of the State Government 1) In the discharge of its function under this Act, the Ayog shall be guided by such directions on the question of policy as may be given to it by the State Government.
(2)If any dispute arises between the State Government and the Ayog as to whether a question is or is not a question of policy, the decision of the State Government shall be final.
20. Members of the Ayog to be public servants..All members and officers of the Ayog shall be deemed while acting or purporting to act in pursuance of any provision of this Act to be public servants within the meaning of Section 21 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (No. 45 of 1860).
21. Protection of section taken in good faith. No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against any member, officer or servant of the Ayog for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done under the Act
22 .( Penalty.
1) If any person contravenes any provisions of this Act or any rule made there under or fails to comply with any order made in pursuance of such provisions, the Ayog may after such enquiry as it may deem necessary and after given the person an opportunity of being heard, impose upon him a penalty which may extend to two thousand rupees.
(2)Any person aggrieved by an order passed by the Ayog under sub-section (1) may within 30 days of the communication of the order, file an appeal before the State Government whose decision thereon shall be final.
(3)The amount of penalty if not paid within 30 days of the communication of the order of the Ayog or of the State Government in appeal, shall be recoverable as arrears of land revenue
23. Power to make rules.1)The State Government may make rules generally for carrying out the provisions of this Act.
(2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing provisions, such rules may provide for all or any of the following matters, namely:-
(a) terms and conditions of service of employees of the Ayog.
(b) Allowances which may be paid to members of the Ayog;
(c) the manner in which the Institutions shall be registered;
(d) the manner in which and the authority which shall operate the funds of the Ayog;
(e) the manner in which complaints shall be entertained by the Ayog and mode of enquiry.
(f) the form and manner in which and the time within which the reports are to be submitted by the Ayog;
(g) the fee on the payment of which the registration shall be made and the form in which registration certificate
shall be issued.
(3)All rules made order for the Ayog under powers delegated in Section 19 of 35 0f 1964 shall be laid on the table of the Legislative Assembly.
24.The Karnataka State Goseva Ayog (under Sect 18 of Act 35 of 1964 is hereby reported.
II Amending Act 24 of 1966.—Section 16 of the Mysore Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Cattle Preservation Act, 1964, lays down that the Act shall not apply to any cow or animal operated upon for vaccine lymph, serum or for any experimental or research purpose, or any cow or animal, slaughter of which is certified by a Veterinary Officer to be necessary in the interest of the public health, or which is suffering from any disease which is certified by a Veterinary Officer as being contagious and dangerous to other animals. The Government of India have stated that the regulations for the Army contain provisions for the destruction of Army cattle when they have been certified by a Veterinary Officer as suffering from an incurable disease or injury. They have requested that in order to enable destruction of such animals suitable provision may be made in the Mysore Act. Hence this Bill. (Published in the Karnataka Gazette (Extraordinary) Part IV-2A, dated 21st July 1966 as No. 122 at page. 3.)
III Amending Act 26 of 1975.—Under clause (c) of section 16 of the Act a cow or animal belonging to the Central Government in the Ministry of Defence, slaughter of which is certified by a Veterinary Officer of the Indian Army to be necessary on the ground that it is suffering from incurable disease or injury is exempt from the provisions of the Act. It is considered that similar exemption should also be made applicable in the case of slaughter of a cow or animal certified by a Veterinary Officer authorised by State Government as one suffering from an incurable disease or injury. Hence this Bill. (Published in the Karnataka Gazette (Extraordinary) Part IV-2A, dated 26th February 1973 as No. 178 at page. 3.)
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THE KARNATAKA PREVENTION OF COW SLAUGHTER AND CATTLE PRESERVATION ACT, 1964
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
Statement of Object and Reasons Sections:
1. Short title, extent and commencement.
3. Appointment of competent authority.
4. Prohibition of slaughter of cow or calf of she-buffalo.
5. Prohibition against slaughter of animals without certificate from competent authority.
6. Power of revision.
7. Slaughter to be in places specified.
8. Restriction on transport of animal or cow for slaughter.
9. Prohibition of sale, purchase or disposal of cow or calf of she-buffalo for slaughter.
10. Power to enter and inspect.
12. Offences under the Act to be cognizable.
14. Persons exercising powers under the Act deemed to be public servants.
15. Protection of persons acting in good faith.
17. Delegation of powers.
18. Establishment of institutions for taking care of cows or other animals.
19. Power to make rules.
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STATEMENTS OF OBJECTS AND REASONS Act 35 of 1964.—The laws regulating preservation of animals in force in the State of Mysore are, the Mysore Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1948, in force in the Mysore Area, and the Bombay Animal Preservation Act, 1954, in force in the Bombay Area. Under section 2 of the Mysore Act, “cow” is defined to include bull, bullock, buffalo, and calf, and section 3 of the Act imposes a ban on the slaughter of cows except when certified by a qualified veterinarian to be affected with rabis. In view of the decision of the Supreme Court in “Mohammed Hanif Quareshi vs. the State of Bihar” and of the decision of the Mysore High Court in “Quareshi anothers vs. the State of Mysore”, it is considered necessary to have a uniform law for the whole State in conformity with those
decisions. Hence this Bill. (Published in the Karnataka Gazette (Extraordinary), Part IV-2A dated 20th November 1963 as No. 144 at page. 9.) [KARNATAKA] ACT No. 35 OF 1964
[Karnataka Gazette] on the Twenty-seventh day (First published in the of August, 1964.) 1 1
THE [KARNATAKA] PREVENTION OF COW SLAUGHTER AND CATTLE PRESERVATION ACT, 1964.
(Received the assent of the President on the Fourteenth day of August, 1964.) (As amended by Karnataka Acts 24 of 1966 , 26 of 1975)
An Act to provide for the prevention of slaughter of cows, calves of cows and calves of she-buffaloes and for the preservation of other cattle in the State.
WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the prevention of slaughter of cows, calves of cows and calves of she-buffaloes and for the preservation of other cattle in the State;
BE it enacted by the [Karnataka State] Legislature in the Fifteenth Year of the Republic of India as follows:—
1. Adapted by the Karnataka Adaptations of Laws Order 1973 w.e.f. 1.11.1973
1. Short title, extent and commencement.—(1) This Act may be called the
1 1[Karnataka] Prevention of Cow Slaughter and Cattle Preservation Act, 1964.
1 1(2) It shall extend to the whole of the
[State of Karnataka] .
(3) It shall come into force at once.
1. Adapted by the Karnataka Adaptations of Laws Order 1973 w.e.f. 1.11.1973
2. Definitions.—In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,—
(i) “animal” means bull, bullock, buffalo-male or female, or calf of she-buffalo whether male or female;
(ii) “competent authority” means a person or a body of persons appointed to perform the functions of a competent authority under this Act;
(iii) “cow” includes calf of a cow, whether male or female;
(iv) “notification” means a notification published in the official Gazette; and
(v) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act.
3. Appointment of competent authority.—The State Government may, by notification, appoint a person or a body of persons to perform the functions of a competent authority under this Act for such local area as may be specified in such
4. Prohibition of slaughter of cow or calf of she-buffalo.—Notwithstanding any law, custom, or usage to the contrary, no person shall slaughter or cause to be slaughtered, or offer or cause to be offered for slaughter or otherwise intentionally kill or offer or cause to be offered for killing any cow or calf of she-buffalo.
5. Prohibition against slaughter of animals without certificate from competent
authority.—(1) Notwithstanding any law, custom, or usage to the contrary, no person shall slaughter or cause to be slaughtered or offer or cause to be offered for slaughter any animal, other than a calf of she-buffalo, unless he has obtained in respect of such animal a certificate in writing from the competent authority appointed for the area that the
animal is fit for slaughter. 5
12. Offences under the Act to be cognizable.—All offences under this Act, shall be cognizable.
13. Abetment.—Whoever abets any offence punishable under this Act or attempts to commit any such offence, shall be punished with the punishment provided in this Act for such offence.
14. Persons exercising powers under the Act deemed to be public servants.—
All persons exercising powers under this Act shall be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code.
15. Protection of persons acting in good faith.—No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall be instituted against the competent authority or any person exercising powers under this Act for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or the rule made there under.
16. Exemptions.—Subject to such conditions as may be prescribed, this Act shall not
(a) any cow or animal operated upon for vaccine lymph, serum or for any experimental or research purpose at an institution established, conducted or recognised
by the State Government; or
(b) any cow or animal,—
(i) slaughter of which is certified by a Veterinary Officer authorised by the State Government, to be necessary in the interest of the public health;
(ii) which is suffering from any disease which is certified by a Veterinary Officer authorised by the State Government as being contagious and dangerous to other animals.
[c) any cow or animal, slaughter of which is certified to be necessary on the ground that it is suffering from an incurable disease or injury,—
(i) in the case of a cow or animal belonging to the Central Government in the Ministry of Defence, by a Veterinary Officer of the Indian Army;
(ii) in the case of any other cow or animal, by a Veterinary Officer authorised by the (2) A certificate under sub-section (1) shall be granted by the competent authority, after it has, for reasons to be recorded in writing, certified that,—
(a) the animal is over the age of twelve years; or
(b) the animal has become permanently incapacitated for breeding, draught or giving milk due to injury, deformity or any other cause.
(3) No certificate under sub-section (1) shall be granted if the animal is suffering from any disease which makes its meat unwholesome for human consumption.
(4) A certificate under this section shall be granted in such form and on payment of such fee as may be prescribed.
6. Power of revision.—(1) The State Government may, at any time, for the purpose of satisfying itself as to the legality or propriety of any order passed by a competent authority, granting or refusing to grant any certificate under section 5, call for and examine the records of the case and may pass such order in reference thereto as it thinks fit.
(2) Subject to the provisions of sub-section (1) any order passed by the competent
authority granting or refusing to grant a certificate, and any order passed by the State
Government under sub-section (1), shall be final and shall not be called in question in
7. Slaughter to be in places specified.—No animal in respect of which a certificate has been granted under section 5, shall be slaughtered in any place other than a place specified by such authority or officer as the State Government may appoint in this behalf.
8. Restriction on transport of animal or cow for slaughter.—No person shall transport or offer for transport or cause to be transported any animal or cow from any place within the State to any place outside the State, for the purpose of its slaughter in contravention of the provisions of this Act or with the knowledge that it will be or is likely
to be, so slaughtered.
9. Prohibition of sale, purchase or disposal of cow or calf of she-buffalo for slaughter.—No person shall purchase, sell or otherwise dispose of or offer to purchase, sell or otherwise dispose of or cause to be purchased, sold or otherwise disposed of, cows or calves of she-buffaloes for slaughter or knowing or having reason to believe that such cattle shall be slaughtered.
10. Power to enter and inspect.—(1) For the purposes of this Act, the competent authority or any person authorised in this behalf by the competent authority (hereinafter referred to as the “authorised person”) shall have power to enter and inspect any premises where the competent authority or the authorised person has reason to believe
that an offence under this Act has been or is likely to be committed.
(2) Every person in occupation of any such premises shall allow the competent authority or the authorised person such access to the premises as may be necessary for the aforesaid purpose and shall answer to the best of his knowledge and belief any questions put to him by the competent authority or by the authorised person.
11. Penalties.—Whoever contravenes any of the provisions of this Act, shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both. State Government.]
1. Sustituted by Act 26 of 1975 w.e.f. 5.6.1975
17. Delegation of powers.—The State Government may, by notification, delegate,— (i)to any local authority, its powers and functions under section 3, within the local area subject to the jurisdiction of such local authority;
(ii)to any officer of the State Government its powers and functions under sub-section (1) of section 6.
18. Establishment of institutions for taking care of cows or other animals.—(1) The State Government may establish, or direct any local authority or society registered under the [Karnataka] Societies Registration Act, 1960, or any association or body of persons to establish institutions at such places as may be deemed necessary for taking care of cows or other animals sent thereto.
1. Adapted by the Karnataka Adaptations of Laws Order 1973 w.e.f. 1.11.1973
(2) The State Government may provide by rules for the proper management of such institutions for the care of cows or other animals therein and also for the class or variety of cows or other animals that may be admitted herein.
(3) The State Government or subject to the previous sanction of the State Government, the local authority, society or body of persons or association establishing an institution under sub-section (1), may levy such fees as may be prescribed for the maintenance of such institutions.
19. Power to make rules.—(1) The State Government may by notification, after previous publication, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.
(2) In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for,—
(a) the powers and duties of competent authority, in addition to those provided in
(b) the form of the certificate under section 5;
(c) the amount of the fee to be paid under section 5;
(d) the conditions subject to which this Act shall not apply to any animal under
(e) the management of Institutions established under section 18 and the fee to be
levied for their maintenance; and
(f) any other matter which is to be or may be, prescribed.
(3) Every rule made under this section shall be laid as soon as may be after it is made before each House of the State Legislature while it is in session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions,
and if before the expiry of the session in which it is so laid or the session immediately following, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule.
20. Repeal.—The Bombay Animal Preservation Act, 1954 (Bombay Act LXXII of 1954), the Bombay Essential Commodities and Cattle (Control) Act, 1946 (Bombay Act XXII of 1946) and the Mysore Prevention of Cow Slaughter Act, 1948 (Mysore Act L of 1948) are hereby repealed:
Provided that section 6 of the [Karnataka] General Clauses Act, 1899 ( [Karnataka] Act III of 1899) shall be applicable in respect of such repeal and sections 8 and 24 of the said Act shall be applicable as if the said enactments had been repealed and re-enacted by this Act.
1. Adapted by the Karnataka Adaptations of Laws Order 1973 w.e.f. 1.11.1973
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