Karnataka Official Language Act, 1963
(Karnataka Act No. 26 of 1963)
Last Updated 18th December, 2019 [Kar281]
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY 6
Object & Reasons6
(a) in any Bill to be introduced or in amendments thereto to be moved in, or in any Act passed by, the Karnataka State Legislature; or
(b) in any Ordinance promulgated by the Governor of the State of Karnataka; or
(c) in any order, rule, regulation or bye-law issued by the State Government under the Constitution or under any law made by the Parliament or the Karnataka State Legislature.][5A. Authorised Kannada translation of Central and State Acts. - With effect from such date as the State Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, specify a translation in the Kannada language published under the authority of the Governor in the official Gazette,-
(i) of any Central Act or of any Ordinance promulgated by the President with respect to any of the matters enumerated in List III of the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution or of any State Act or of any Ordinance or rules made by the Governor; or
(ii) of any order, rule, regulation or bye-law issued by the State Government or other authority or officer of the State Government under the Constitution or under any Central Act or any State Act or any other law in force in the State, shall be deemed to be the authoritative text thereof in the Kannada language.]6. Notifications issued under section 4 to be placed before the Legislature. - Every notification issued under section 4, shall be laid as soon as may be after it is issued, 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 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 notification or both Houses agree that the notification should not be issued, the notification shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so however, that any modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that notification.
NotificationsS.O. 2731. - In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of Section 1 of the Karnataka Official Language (Amendment) Act 1974 (Karnataka Act No. 27 of 1974), Government of Karnataka hereby appoints 1st February 1975 for the purposes of the said sub-section.