The Goa, Daman and Diu Reorganisation Act, 1987
67. Power to adapt laws.-
For the purpose of facilitating the application in relation to the State of Goa or the Union territory of Daman and Diu of any law made before the appointed day, the appropriate Government may, within two years from that day, by order, make such adaptations and modifications of the law, whether by way of repeal or amendment, as may be necessary or expedient, and thereupon every such law shall have effect subject to the adaptations and modifications so made until altered, repealed or amended by a competent Legislature or other competent authority.
Explanation.- In this section, the expression "appropriate Government" means, as respects any law relating to a matter enumerated in the Union List in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution, the Central Government, and as respects any other law,
(i) in its application to the State of Goa, the State Government, and
(ii) in its application to the Union territory of Daman and Diu, the Central Government.