The Meghalaya Electricity Duty (Amendment) Ordinance, 1980
Meghalaya Ordinance 3 of 1980
Last Updated 19th February, 2020 [meg089]
An Ordinance further to amend the Meghalaya Electricity Duty Act (Assam Act No. 30 of 1964 as adapted and modified by Meghalaya) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act).
Whereas the Legislature of the State of Meghalaya is not in session and the Governor is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary for him to take immediate action ;
Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by clause (1) of Article 213 of the Constitution, the Governor is pleased to promulgate in the Thirty-first Year of the Republic of India the following Ordinance:-
1. Short title, extent and commencement. - (1) This Ordinance may be called the Meghalaya Electricity Duty (Amendment) Ordinance, 1980.
(2) It shall have the like extent as the principal Act.
(3) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 1st day of April, 1980.
2. Amendment of Section 3 to the principal Act. - In sub-section (1) of Section 3 of the principal Act, for the words "three paise" the words "four paise" shall be substituted.