Topic: Repeal and saving

57. (1) The Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867 is hereby repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding such repeal, —
(a) anything done or any action taken or purported to have been done or taken
(including any rule, notification, inspection, order or declaration made or any document
or instrument executed or any direction given or any proceedings taken or any penalty
or fine imposed) under this Act hereby repealed shall, in so far as it is not inconsistent
with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to have been done or taken under the
corresponding provisions of this Act;
(b) any declaration, including title thereof, so made and authenticated under the
provisions of this Act hereby repealed, shall be deemed to have been made and
authenticated under the corresponding provisions of this Act;
(c) any proceeding pending in any court at the commencement of this Act may
be continued in that court as if this Act has not been passed;
(d) the Press Registrar and other officers appointed under section 19A of this
Act hereby repealed and holding office as such immediately before the commencement
of this Act, shall, on the commencement of this Act, continue to hold their respective
offices under the corresponding provisions of this Act, unless and until they are
removed or superannuated;
(e) the Press and Registration Appellate Board established under this Act hereby
repealed shall, continue to function under the corresponding provisions of this Act,
unless and until the Appellate Board is constituted under this Act;
(f) any appeal preferred to the Press and Registration Appellate Board under
section 8C of the Act hereby repealed but not disposed of before the commencement
of this Act may be disposed of by the Appellate Board constituted under this Act;