The Government Savings Promotion Act, 1873
4[16. Repeal and savings.-
(1) The Government Savings Certificates Act, 1959 (46 of 1959) and the the Public Provident Fund Act, 1968 (23 of 1968) are hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding such repeal and without prejudice to the provisions contained in the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897), with respect to repeals-
(a) anything done or any action taken or purported to have been done or taken, including any rule, notification, order or notice made or issued or any direction given under the repealed enactments shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Act;
(b) subject to the provisions of clause (a), any instrument executed or certificate issued, or anything done under or in pursuance of any repealed enactment shall, if is in force at the commencement of Part I of Chapter VIII of the Finance Act, 2018, continue to be in force in so far as it could have been executed, or issued or done under or in pursuance of such Part, shall have effect as if the same has been executed, issued or done under or in pursuance of the provisions contained in the aforesaid Part;
(c) all deposits made or accounts or certificates held under the repealed enactments shall be deemed to be deposits or holdings in the Savings Scheme made under the corresponding provisions of this Act; and
(d) any proceeding under the repealed enactments pending immediately before the commencement of Part I of Chapter VIII of the Finance Act, 2018 before any court shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, continue to be heard and disposed of by the said court.
(3) The repeal shall not prejudicially affect the interest of depositors who, before the commencement of Part I of Chapter VIII of the Finance Act, 2018, made deposits or were issued certificates or made contribution to any scheme under the repealed enactments.
4. Ins. by Act 13 of 2018, s. 134 (w.e.f. 1-4-2018).