Caltex [Acquisition of Shares of Caltex Oil Refining (India) Limited and of the Undertakings in India of Caltex (India) Limited] Act,1977
Act No : 17
Section : GENERAL EFFECT OF VESTING
SECTION 06: GENERAL EFFECT OF VESTING
- (1) The undertakings of Caltex (India) referred to in section 5-shall be deemed to include all assets, rights, powers, authorities and privileges and all property, movable and immovable, cash balances, reserve funds, book debts, investments and all other rights and interest in, or arising out of, such property as were, immediately before the appointed day, in the ownership, possession, power or control of Caltex (India), in relation to its undertakings in India, and all books of account, registers, records and all other documents of whatever nature relating thereto and shall also be deemed to include all borrowings, liabilities (including the liability for the payment of any pension and other pensionary benefits to the persons employed in relation to its undertakings in India and obligations of whatever kind then subsisting of Caltex (India) in relation to its undertakings in India:
Provided that remittances outside India of any money for the payment of pension or other pensionary benefits shall be subject to the rules and regulations for the time being in force in relation to such remittances.
(2) The profits earned by Caltex (India) in relation to its undertakings in India from the 1st day of January, 1976 shall be payable to the Central Government.
(3) Unless otherwise expressly provided by this Act, all deeds, bonds, agreements, powers of attorney, grants of legal representation and other instruments of whatever nature in relation to the undertakings of Caltex (India) in India subsisting or having effect immediately before the appointed day, and to which Caltex (India) is a party or which are in favour of Caltex (India) shall be of as full force and effect gainst or in favour of the Central Government and may be enforced or acted as fully and effectually as if in the place of Caltex (India), the Central Government had been a party thereto or as if they had been issued in favour of the Central Government.
(4) If on the appointed day, any suit, appeal or other proceeding of whatever nature in relation to the undertakings of Caltex (India) in India, which have been transferred to, and vested in, the Central Government under section 5-, is pending by or against Caltex (India), the same shall not abate, be discontinued or be, in any way, prejudicially affected by reason of the transfer of the undertakings of Caltex (India) in India or of anything contained in this Act but the suit, appeal or other proceeding may be continued, prosecuted and enforced by or against the Central Government.
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