Indian Numbered Acts
ACT NO. 32 OF 1960 1*
[9th September, 1960.]An Act to implement the international agreement for the establishment and operation of the International Development Association in so far as it relates to the status, immunities and privileges of that Association, and for matters connected therewith. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Eleventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:--
1. Short title, extent and commencement.- (1) This Act may be called the International Development Association (Status, Immunities and Privileges) Act, 1960.
(2) It extends to the whole of India.
(3) It shall come into force on such date2* as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
2. Definitions.- In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-- (a) "Agreement" means the Agreement for the establishment and operation of the international body known as the International Development Association; (b) "Association" means the International Development Association established under the Agreement.
theAssociation and conferment of certain immunities and privileges on itsofficers and employees. 3. Conferment of status and certain immunities and privileges on the Association and conferment of certain immunities and privileges on
its officers and employees.- (1) Notwithstanding anything to the contrary contained in any other law, the provisions of Article VIII of the Agreement set out in the Schedule shall have the force of law in India: Provided that nothing in section 9 thereof shall be construed as-- (a) entitling the Association to import into India goods free of any duty of customs without any restriction on their subsequent sale therein; or (b) conferring on the Association any exemption from duties or taxes which form part of the price of goods sold; or ---------------------------------------------------------------------- 1. Extended to the Union torritory of Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, S.3 and Schedule. 2 15th October, 1960; vide Notification No. S.O. 2474-A, dt. 11-10- 1960, Gazette of India, 1960, Extraordinary, Pt. II, Sec. 3(ii), p. 580-A. 196 (c) conferring on the Association any exemption from duties or taxes which are in fact no more than charges for services rendered.
(2) The Central Government may, from time to time, by notification in the Official Gazette, amend the Schedule in conformity with any amendments, duly made and adopted, of the provisions of the Agreement set out therein.
4. Power to make rules.- The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Act.
Parliament. 5. Notifications under section 3 and rules under section 4 to be placed before Parliament.- Every notification issued under sub-section
(2) of section 3 and every rule made under section 4 shall be laid as soon as may be after it is issued or made before each House of Parliament while it is in session for a period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or 1*[in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the sessions, immediately following the session or the successive sesions aforesaid] both Houses agree for making any modification in the notification, or as the case may be, in the rule, or both Houses agree that the notification or rule should not be issued or made, the notification or 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 notification or rule.