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The Government-owned Newspapers (Management) Act, 1975

( ACT NO. XLI Of 1975 )

Dissolution of the Board
1[5A. (1) If, at any time, the Government considers it expedient, it may, by order in the official Gazette, dissolve the Board constituted under section 3. (2) Upon the dissolution of the Board under sub-section (1),-
 
 
 
 
(a) sections 3, 4 and 5 shall be ineffective and shall be deemed to have been omitted; and
 
 
 
 
(b) the newspapers and printing presses owned by, or vested in, the Government shall be managed, developed, expanded and modernised in such manner as the Government may determine in this behalf.
 
 
 
 
(3) Notwithstanding the dissolution of the Board under sub-section (1), anything done or any action taken by the Board prior to its dissolution shall be deemed to have been done or taken by the Government.]

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    Section 5A was inserted by section 2 of the Government-owned Newspapers (Management) (Amendment) Ordinance, 1983 (Ordinance No. XIII of 1983)
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