277. Construction of reference to Panchayat and District Council

  1. Any reference to a Panchayat contained in a law, rule, by law, regulation, 220[notification] scheme, from or order, in force in the State at the commencement of this Act shall be deemed to be a reference to a Village Panchayat as constituted or reconstituted under this Act.
  2. Any reference to a district council constituted under the Kerala District Administration Act, 1979 (7 of 1980) contained in any law, rule, bye-law, regulation, 221[notification] scheme, form, order, memorandum and articles of
    association of any society, in force in the State at the time of commencement of this Act shall be deemed to be a reference to a district panchayat as constituted or reconstituted under this Act.

220Inserted by Act 7 of 1995.
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