The Legislative Assembly Of Nagaland (Change In Representation) Act, 1968
ACT NO. 61 OF 1968
[31st December, 1968]
An Act to provide for a change in representation in the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland and for that purpose to make consequential amendments in the State of Nagaland Act, 1962 and the Representation of the People Act, 1950.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Nineteenth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-
1. Short title. This Act may be called the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland (Change in Representation) Act, 1968.
2. Change in representation in the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland. For the period referred to in clause (2) of article 371A of the Constitution, the total number of seats allotted to the Legislative Assembly of Nagaland shall be increased from forty-six to fifty-two, of which-
(a) the seats allocated to the Tuensang district shall be increased from six to twelve and shall be filled by persons chosen by the members of the regional council, referred to in that article, from amongst themselves in such manner as the Governor of Nagaland, after consulting that council may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify, and
(b) the remaining forty seats shall be filled by persons chosen by direct election from assembly constituencies in the rest of the State of Nagaland.
(i) for the figures ” 46 “, the figures ” 52 ” shall be substituted;
(ii) for the words “six seats”, the words ” twelve seats ” shall be substituted.
(a) in the proviso to sub-section (1) of section 7,-
(i) for the word “forty-six”, the word “fifty-two” shall be substituted ;
(ii) for the words “six seats”, the words “twelve seats” shall be substituted;
(b) in the Second Schedule, in the entries relating to “11. Nagaland “, in column 5, for the figures ” 46 “, the figures ” 52 ” shall be substituted.