Year : 2002
ACT NO. 10 OF 2003.
[7th January, 2003]
An Act to provide for the inclusion in the lists of Scheduled Tribes, of certain tribes or tribal communities or parts of or groups within tribes or tribal communities, equivalent names or synonyms of such tribes or communities, removal of area restrictions and bifurcation and clubbing of entries; imposition of area restriction in respect of certain castes in the lists of Scheduled Castes, and the exclusion of certain castes and tribes from the lists of Scheduled Castes and
Scheduled Tribes, in relation o the States of Andhra Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Manipur, Mizoram, Orissa, Sikkim,Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-third Year of the Republic of
India as follows:-
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) "Scheduled Castes Order" means the Constitution (Scheduled Castes)Order, 1950, made by the President under article 341 of the
(b) "Scheduled Tribes Orders" means the Constitution (Scheduled
Tribes) Order, 1950, the Constitution (Uttar Pradesh) Scheduled Tribes Order,1967 and the Constitution (Sikkim) Scheduled Tribes Order, 1978, made by the President under article 342 of the Constitution.