[Act 23 of ]. Preamble. An Act to define, amend and consolidate the law relating to chitties in the State of Kerala;. WHEREAS it is expedient to define, amend. RBI prepared a Draft Bill. The Kerala Chitties Act. The Chit Funds Act. The laws relating to chitties in force of Kerala State. appellant was that the plaintiff has violated the Kerala Chitties Act, and contended that there was no previous sanction Government as required under .

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Award of compensation to foreman. According to the learned counsel, keeping in view the provisions of Sections 1 34, 89 and 90 of the Act and absent framing of the Rules by the State Government in terms of Section 89, making of 9175 central law cannot be the test for determining repugnancy.

Section 6 of the General Clauses Act therefore will be applicable whenever there is a repeal of an enactment.

II – Of Constitution and Registration Section 3 – Prohibition of chitty not sanctioned or registered under this Act 1 No chitty shall, after the vhitties of this Act, be started and conducted unless the previous sanction of the Government or of such officer as may be empowered by the Government in this behalf is obtained therefore and unless the chitty is registered in accordance with the provisions of this Act: One more aspect needs to be highlighted. By Ordinance 1 ofall existing laws were to continue in force in the Chigties State of Travancore and Cochin.

The reference is answered accordingly. XIV of had lapsed. According to Shri V. The possibility of an order under Section 18G being issued by the Central Government would not be enough.

Thus, the Parliament and the State Legislatures are competent to enact a law with respect to such contracts. Therefore, from the mid-night on the day on which the Central Act was published in the Gazette of India, it became the law. Power to remove difficulties. In case of repugnancy, the State Legislation would be void only to the extent of repugnancy.

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Powers of court on hearing the petition. Even though the subsequent law made by Parliament does not expressly repeal a State law, even then, the State law will become void as soon as the subsequent law of Parliament creating repugnancy is made. Power of courts to grant relief in certain cases. List Judgments citing this Act. The crucial date in the case of the said two acg would be the dates when they received the assent of the President, which in the case of the Central Act was 9.


Registration Office and Fees. Similarly, a State legislation becomes an Act as soon as a Bill has been passed by the State Legislature and it has received the assent of the Governor in accordance with Article In such legislations, merely because the Legislature chittiss postponed the enforcement of the Act, it does not mean that the law has not been made. kerla

Article deals with extent of laws whereas Article deals with distribution of legislative powers. In such a case, the Central Act will give way to the State Act only to the extent of inconsistency between the two, and no more. No transfer of the rights of a foreman to receive subscriptions from prized subscribers shall be made without the previous sanction in writing of the Registrar.

Suits stayed on winding up order. Thus, Articleinter alia, indicates the extent of laws made by Parliament and acy the State Legislatures. Inspection of documents in Registrar’s Office. This Article deals with distribution of legislative powers as between the Union and the State Legislatures, with reference to the different Lists in the Seventh Schedule. Provided further that the maximum limit specified in the foregoing proviso shall be two lakhs rupees in the case of any chitty of which the foreman is a banking company as defined in the Banking Regulations Act, Central Act 10 of or a corresponding new bank constituted under the Banking Companies Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings Act, Central Act 5 of This argument was rejected by this Court.

Where the prize winner is to be determined by auction and more than one person bids for the same amount; the prize chittiea shall be determined by lots among them. In other words, Parliament has the power under the said proviso to override the Finance Act No. Venkitachalam Potti and Anr.


Provided that such substituted security shall not be less than the security given by the foreman under sub-section 1 chiyties or. Inconsistency between laws made by Parliament kedala Articles and and laws made by the Legislatures of States.

The test of two legislations containing contradictory provisions is not, however, the only criterion of repugnancy, for if a competent legislature with a superior efficacy expressly or impliedly evinces by its legislation an intention to cover the whole field, the enactments of the other legislature whether passed before or after would be overborne on the ground of repugnance.

Foreman to allow subscriber to examine chitty records. Stay of winding up proceedings on insolvency of foreman and transfer of insolvency proceedings. Power to make rules.

Supreme Court nullifies Kerala Chit Fund Act

Preservation of chitty records by foreman. SCCthis Court vide para 18 stated as under. This site uses cookies.

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Repugnancy arises when two enactments both within the competence of the two Legislatures collide and when the Constitution expressly or by necessary implication provides that the enactment of one legislature has superiority over the other then to the extent of the repugnancy the one supersedes the other. That there can kersla no repeal by implication unless the inconsistency appears on the face of the two statutes. Transfer of rights of foreman when voidable.

Provided further that such previous sanction shall not be necessary for starting and conducting any chitty by– i a company owned by the Government of Chtties or ii a co-operative society registered or deemed to be registered under the Co-operative Societies Act for the chitgies being in force; or iii a scheduled bank as defined in the Reserve Bank of India Act, ; or iv a corresponding new bank constituted under the Banking Companies Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings Act, Central Act 5 of Prized subscriber to sign minutes of proceedings.

In this connection learned counsel submitted that the State law came into force w. Provided that such substituted security shall not be less than the security given by the foreman under sub-section 1 ; or b on the termination of vhitties chitty, release a part of the security: The States of Travancore and Cochin merged on 1.

Provided also that nothing contained in this sub-section shall apply in the case of any chitty of which the foreman is a company owned by the Government of Kerala. Thus, the Parliament in enacting the Central law has manifested its intention not only to override the existing State laws, but also acct occupy the entire field relating to chits, which are special contracts, under Entry 7 of List III. The foreman shall not withdraw the amount chittids under sub-section 3 except for payment to the defaulting subscriber.

Sugarcane Regulation of Supply and Purchase Act,being the State Act was repugnant to Act LXV of enacted by the Parliament which chitteis the Central Government vide Section 18G to issue an order regulating distribution of finished articles at fair prices relatable to the scheduled industry.

If, therefore, the same principle prevailed in that State, Travancore Act 14 of would have come into force on when it was passed by the Travancore Legislature.