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THE CONSTITUTION (AMENDMENT) ACTS

INCLUDING STATEMENT OF OBJECTS & REASONS (SOR)


 

1. The Constitution (First Amendment) Act, 1951. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 18-6-1951 (Date of Assent)
2. The Constitution (Second Amendment) Act, 1952. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 1-5-1953 (Date of Assent).
3. The Constitution (Third Amendment) Act, 1954. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 22-2-1955 (Date of Assent).
4. The Constitution (Fourth Amendment) Act, 1955. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 27-4-1955 (Date of Assent).
5. The Constitution (Fifth Amendment) Act, 1955. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 24-12-1955 (Date of Assent).
6. The Constitution (Sixth Amendment) Act, 1956. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 11-9-1956 (Date of Assent).
7. The Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956. Date  on  which the Act came 
into force:  1-11-1956 (as per s. 1(2) of the Act).
8. The Constitution (Eighth Amendment) Act, 1959. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 5-1-1960 (Date of Assent).
9. The Constitution (Ninth Amendment) Act, 1960. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 28-12-1960 (Date of Assent).
10. The Constitution (Tenth Amendment) Act, 1961. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 11-8-1961 (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
11. The Constitution (Eleventh Amendment) Act, 1961. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 19-12-1961 (Date of   Assent).
12. The Constitution (Twelfth Amendment) Act, 1962. Date on which the Act came 
into force:   20-12-1961 (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
13. The Constitution (Thirteenth Amendment) Act, 1962. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 1-12-1963 [GSR 1734, dated 30-10-1963].
14. The Constitution (Fourteenth Amendment) Act, 1962 Date on which the Act came 
into force: 28-12-1962 (Date of Assent).
15. The Constitution (Fifteenth Amendment) Act, 1963. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 5-10-1963 (Date of Assent).
16. The Constitution (Sixteenth Amendment) Act, 1963. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 5-10-1963 (Date of Assent).
17. The Constitution (Seventeenth Amendment) Act, 1964. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 20-6-1964 (Date of Assent).
18. The Constitution (Eighteenth Amendment) Act, 1966. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 27-8-1966 (Date of Assent).
19. The Constitution (Nineteenth Amendment) Act, 1966. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 11-12-1966 (Date of Assent).
20. The Constitution (Twentieth Amendment) Act, 1966. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 22-12-1966 (Date of Assent).
21. The Constitution (Twenty-first Amendment) Act, 1967. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 10-4-1967 (Date of Assent).
22. The Constitution (Twenty-second Amendment) Act, 1969. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 25-9-1969 (Date of Assent).
23. The Constitution (Twenty-third Amendment) Act, 1969 Date on which the Act came 
into force: 23-1-1970 (Date of Assent).
24. The Constitution (Twenty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1971 Date on which the Act 
came into force: 5-11-1971 (Date of Assent).
25. The Constitution (Twenty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1971. Date on which the Act 
came into force:   20-4-1972 (Date of Assent).
26. The Constitution (Twenty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1971. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 28-12-1971 (Date of Assent).
27. The Constitution (Twenty-seventh Amendment) Act, 1971. Date on which the Act 
came into force:--
(i) Ss. 1 and 3.....30-12-1971 (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
(ii) Ss. 2, 4 and 5 15-2-1972 [GSR 73(E), dated 14-2-1972].
28. The Constitution (Twenty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1972. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 29-8-1972 [GSR 391(E), dated 29-8-1972].
29. The Constitution (Twenty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1972. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 9-6-1972 (Date of Assent).
30. The Constitution (Thirtieth Amendment) Act, 1972.   Date on which the Act came 
into force:  27-2-1973 [GSR 73(E), dated 27-2-1973].
31. The Constitution (Thirty-first Amendment) Act, 1973. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 17-10-1973 (Date of Assent).
32. The Constitution (Thirty-second Amendment) Act, 1973. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 1-7-1974   [GSR 297(E), dated 1-7-1974].
33. The Constitution (Thirty-third Amendment) Act, 1974. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 19-5-1974 (Date of Assent).
34. The Constitution (Thirty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1974. Date on which the  Act 
came into force: 7-9-1974 (Date of Assent).
35. The Constitution (Thirty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1974. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 1-3-1975   [GSR 61(E), dated 28-2-1975].
36. The Constitution (Thirty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1975. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 26-4-1975 (As per s. 1 (2)- i.e.   date on which the Bill "as passed by 
the House of  People is passed by the Council of States").
37. The Constitution (Thirty-seventh) Act, 1975. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 3-5-1975 (Date of Assent).
38. The Constitution (Thirty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1975. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 1-8-1975 (Date of Assent).
39. The Constitution (Thirty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1975. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 10-8-1975 (Date of   Assent).
40. The Constitution (Fortieth Amendment) Act, 1976. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 27-5-1976 (Date of Assent).
41. The Constitution (Forty-first Amendment) Act, 1976. Date on which the Act  came 
into force: 7-9-1976 (Date of   Assent).
42. The Constitution (Forty-second Amendment) Act, 1976. Date on which the Act came into force:--
(i) Sections 2 to 5, 7 to 17, 20, 28, 29, 30, 33, 36, 43 to 53, 55, 56, 57 and  59.   3-1-1977
(ii) Sections 6, 23 to 26, 37 to 42, 54  and 58.  1-2-1977
(iii) Section 27   1-4-1977
[GSR 2(E), dated 3-1-1977].
43. The Constitution (Forty-third Amendment) Act, 1977. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 13-4-1978 (Date of Assent).
44. The Constitution (Forty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1978. Date on which the Act came into force:-- 
(i) Sections 2, 4 to 16, 22, 23, 25 to 29, 31 to 42, 44 and 45 20-6-1979  [GSR 383(E), dated 19-6-1979].
(ii) Sections 17 to 21 and 30  1-8-1979  [GSR 383(E), dated 19-6-1979].
(iii) Sections 24 and 43    6-9-1979  [GSR 529(E), dated 5-9-1979].
45. The Constitution (Forty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1980. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 25-1-1980  (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
46. The Constitution (Forty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1982. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 2-2-1983 (Date of Assent).
47. The Constitution (Forty-seventh Amendment) Act, 1984. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 26-8-1984 (Date of Assent).
48. The Constitution (Forty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1984. Date on which the Act came 
came   into force:  1-4-1985 (S.O.  184(E), dated 11-3-1985).
49. The Constitution (Forty-ninth Amendment)Act, 1984. Date on which the Act came into force: 11-09-1984.
50. The Constitution (Fiftieth Amendment) Act, 1984. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 11-9-1984 (Date of   Assent).
51. The Constitution (Fifty-first Amendment) Act, 1984. Date on which the Act came 
into force:   16-6-1986 [GSR 871(E), dated 16-6-1986].
52. The Constitution (Fifty-second Amendment) Act, 1985. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 1-3-1985 [GSR 131(E), dated 1-3-1985].
53. The Constitution (Fifty-third Amendment) Act, 1986. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 20-2-1987  (S.O. 71 (E), dated 11-2-1987).
54. The Constitution (Fifty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1986. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 1-4-1986   (as per s. 1 (2) of the Act).
55. The Constitution (Fifty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1986. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 20-2-1987 (S.O.  73(E), dated 11-2-1987).
56. The Constitution (Fifty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1987. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 30-5-1987 (S.O.  517(E), dated 26-5-1987).
57. The Constitution (Fifty-seventh Amendment) Act, 1987. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 21-9-1987 [GSR 810(E), dated 21-9-1987].
58. The Constitution (Fifty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1987. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 9-12-1987 (Date of Assent).
59. The Constitution (Fifty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1988 Date on which the  Act came 
into force: 30-3-1988 (Date of Assent).
60. The Constitution (Sixtieth Amendment) Act, 1988. Date on which the Act came into 
force: 20-12-1988 (Date of Assent).
61. The Constitution (Sixty-first Amendment) Act, 1988. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 28-3-1989 (Date of Assent).
62. The Constitution (Sixty-second Amendment) Act, 1989. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 20-12-1989 (as  per  s.  1 (2) of the Act, i.e.  date on which the 
Bill for this Act is introduced in the Council of States).
63. The Constitution (Sixty-third Amendment ) Act, 1989. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 6-1-1990 (Date of Assent).
64. The Constitution (Sixty-fourth Amendment ) Act, 1990. Date on which the Act 
came into force:   16-4-1990 (Date of Assent).
65. The Constitution (Sixty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1990. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 12-3-1992 (S.O.  204(E), dated 12-3-1992).
66. The Constitution (Sixty-sixth Amendment) Act, 1990. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 7-6-1990 (Date of Assent).
67. The Constitution (Sixty-seventh Amendment) Act, 1990. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 4-10-1990 (Date of Assent).
68. The Constitution (Sixty-eighth Amendment) Act, 1991. Date on which the Act came 
into force: 12-3-1991 (Date of Assent).
69. The Constitution (Sixty-ninth Amendment) Act, 1991. Date on which the  Act came 
into force: 1-2-1992 (S.O.  96(E), dated 31-1-1992).
70. The Constitution (Seventieth Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act came into force:--
(i) S.2........Yet to be notified.
(ii) S.3........21-12-1991 (as per s.1 (2) of the Act).
71. The Constitution (Seventy-first Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 31-8-1992 (Date of Assent).
72. The Constitution (Seventy-second Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 5-12-1992 (S.O.  887(E), dated 5-12-1992).
73. The Constitution (Seventy-third Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 24-4-1993 (S.O.  267(E), dated 24-4-1993).
74. The Constitution (Seventy-fourth Amendment) Act, 1992. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 1-6-1993 (S.O.  346(E), dated 1-6-1993).
75. The Constitution (Seventy-fifth Amendment) Act, 1993. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 15-5-1994 (S.O.  372(E), dated 13-5-1994).
76. The Constitution (Seventy-sixth Amendment) Act, 1994. Date on which the Act 
came into force:   31-8-1994 (Date of Assent).
77. The Constitution (Seventy-seventh Amendment) Act, 1995. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 17-6-1995 (Date of Assent).
78. The Constitution (Seventy-eighth Amendment) Act, 1995. Date on which the Act 
came into force: 30-8-1995 (Date of Assent).
79. The Constitution (Seventy-ninth Amendment) Act, 2000. Date on which the Act
came into force: 25-1-2000 ( Date of Assent: 21-1-2000).
80. The Constitution (Eightieth Amendment)  Act, 2000 .Date on which the Act came into force: 9-6-2000 (Date of Assent)
81. The Constitution (Eighty-first Amendment) Act, 2000.  Date on which the Act
came into force: 9-6-2000 (Date of Assent).
82. The Constitution (Eighty-second Amendment) Act, 2000.Date on which the Act came into force: 8-9-2000 (Date of Assent)
83. The Constitution (Eighty-third Amendment) Act, 2000.Date on which the Act came into force: 8-9-2000 (Date of Assent)

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