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KARNATAKA TAX ON ENTRY OF GOODS INTO A LOCAL AREA FOR CONSUMPTION, USE OR SALE THEREIN ACT, 1980 21 of 1980  An Act to provide for the levy of tax on entry of certain goods into a local area for consumption, use or sale therein. Whereas, the Karnataka Tax on Entry of Goods into Local Areas for Consumption, Use or Sale therein Act, 1979 was enacted to levy a tax on entry of certain goods into a local area mainly with a view to compensate the loss of income of the local authorities resulted by the abolition of the levy of octroi with effect from 1st day of April, 1979; And whereas, the High Court struck down the said Act on the ground that it did not provide for granting exemption from payment of tax to petty dealers and the appeal filed by the State Government against the said decision is pending in the Supreme Court; And whereas, as a result of the striking down of the said Act the State is deprived of an expected income of about two lakhs of rupees per day and it has become impossible for the Government to make any grants to the local authorities which are finding it difficult to carry out their obligatory and other functions; And whereas, pending decision of the Supreme Court it is necessary to make provision to augment the revenues of the State to enable it to make the intended grants to the local authorities in the State so that they may carry out their obligatory functions and other developmental activities; And whereas, for the aforesaid purpose it is considered expedient to levy tax on the entry of certain goods into certain local areas in the State for consumption, use or sale therein and to exempt certain small dealers from payment of the said tax; Be it enacted by the Karnataka State Legislature in the Thirty-first year of the Republic of India as follows :- CHAPTER 1 Preliminary 1. Short title and commencement :- (1) This Act may be called the Karnataka Tax on Entry of Goods into a Local Area for Consumption, Use or Sale therein Act, 1980. (2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the Eighth day of June, 1980. 2. Definitions :- In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,- (1) "Appellate Tribunal" means the Appellate Tribunal constituted under the Karnataka Appellate Tribunal Act, 1976 (Karnataka Act 10 of 1976); (2) "Assessing Authority" means any officer authorised by the State Government to make assessment under this Act; (3) "Local area" means the area within the limits of- (a) a city constituted or continued under the Karnataka Municipal Corporations Act, 1976 ; and (b) a municipality, notified area committee, town board or sanitary board constituted or continued under the Karnataka Municipalities Act, 1964 or under any other law; (4) "Commissioner" means the person appointed to be the Commissioner of Commercial Taxes for the State of Karnataka; (5) "Registered dealer" means a dealer who is liable to get himself registered under sub-section (1) or under sub-section (2) of S.10 of the Karnataka Sales Tax Act, 1957 (Karnataka Act 25 of 1957) provided he is also a dealer in scheduled goods; (6) "Scheduled goods" means goods specified in the Schedule to this Act; (7) "Tax" means a tax leviable under this Act. (8) Words and expressions used in this Act but not defined shall have the meaning assigned to them in the Karnataka Sales Tax Act, 1957 (Karnataka Act 25 of 1957). CHAPTER 2 Levy of Tax 3. Levy of tax :- (1) There shall be levied and collected for the purposes of this Act, a tax on the entry of the scheduled goods into a local area for consumption, use or sale therein at the rate of two per cent of the purchase price of such goods: Provided that no such tax shall be levied and collected on the entry of any scheduled goods into a local area, if such goods are brought or caused to be brought into that area by a person other than a registered dealer; Explanation. In this sub-section, 'purchase price' means the price at which the goods have been purchased by the registered dealer before the entry thereof into the local area and if the goods have not been o purchased the market price thereof. (2) The tax levied under this Act in respect of the entry of any scheduled goods into a local area shall be payable by the registered dealer who,- (i) brings or causes to be brought into the local area such goods whether on his own account or on the account of his principal, or (ii) takes delivery or is entitled to take delivery of such goods on such entry. CHAPTER 3 Return, Assessment, Payment, Recovery and Collection of Taxes 4. Returns and assessment, etc :- (1) Every registered dealer shall keep and maintain true and correct account relating to his business in scheduled goods in such manner and containing such particulars as may be prescribed. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in Section 6 , every registered dealer shall, every year, submit a return in respect of his dealings in scheduled goods to the assessing authority within such period and in such manner and containing such particulars as may be prescribed. (3) Before any registered dealer submits any return under sub-section (2) he shall in the prescribed manner pay in advance the full amount of tax payable by him under this Act on the basis of such return as reduced by any tax already paid under Section 6 and shall furnish along with the return satisfactory proof of the payment of such tax. After the final assessment is made, the amount of tax so paid shall be deemed to have been paid towards the tax finally assessed. (4) If the assessing authority is satisfied that any return submitted under sub-section (2) is correct and complete he shall assess the registered dealer on the basis thereof. (5) If no return is submitted by a registered dealer under sub-section (2) before the period prescribed or if the return submitted by him appears to the assessing authority to be incorrect or incomplete, he shall assess such registered dealer to the best of his judgment recording the reasons for such assessment: Provided that before taking action under this sub-section the registered dealer shall be given a reasonable opportunity of proving the correctness and completeness of the return submitted by him. (6) While making any assessment under sub-section (5), the assessing authority may also direct the registered dealer to pay in addition to the tax assessed a penalty not exceeding one and a half times the amount of tax due that was not disclosed by the registered dealer in his return or in the case of failure to submit a return one and a half times the tax assessed, as the case may be. 5. Payment of tax for entry of goods escaping assessment :- (1) Where for any reason all or any of the scheduled goods brought or caused to be brought by a registered dealer into a local area has escaped assessment to tax, the assessing authority may subject to the provisions of sub-section (3) at any time within a period of five years from the expiry of the year to which the tax relates proceed to assess to the best of its judgment the tax payable on the entry of such goods after issuing a notice to the registered dealer and after making such enquiry as it considers necessary. (2) In making an assessment under sub-section (1) the assessing authority may, if it is satisfied that the escape from assessment is due to willful non-disclosure of the entry of such goods by the registered dealer direct him to pay in addition to tax assessed under sub-section (1), a penalty not exceeding one and a half times the tax so assessed: Provided that no penalty under this sub-section shall be directed to be paid unless the registered dealer affected has had a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against such imposition. (3) In computing the period of limitation for assessment under this section the time during which an assessment has been deferred on account of any stay order granted by any Court or other authority or by reason of the fact that an appeal or other proceeding is pending shall be excluded. 6. Payment of tax in advance :- (1) Subject to such rules as may be prescribed, every registered dealer shall send every month to the assessing authority a statement containing such particulars as may be prescribed and shall pay in advance the full amount of tax payable by him under this Act in respect of his business in the scheduled goods during the preceding month and the amount so payable shall for the purposes of sub-section (4) of Section 7 be deemed to be an amount due under this Act from such dealer. (2) If at the end of the year it is found that the amount of tax paid in advance by any registered dealer for any month or for the whole year in the aggregate was less than the tax payable for that month or the tax for the whole year as finally assessed, as the case may be, by more than fifteen per cent, the assessing authority may direct such registered dealer to pay, in addition to the tax, by way of penalty, a sum not exceeding one and a half times the amount of tax so paid falls short of the tax payable for the month or for the whole year, as the case may be: Provided that no penalty under this sub-section shall be imposed unless the registered dealer affected has had a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against such imposition. 7. Payment and recovery of lax :- (1) The tax under this Act shall be paid in such manner and in such instalments if any, and within such time, as may be prescribed. (2) If default is made in making payment in accordance with sub-section (i) the whole of the amount outstanding on the date of default shall become immediately due and shall be a charge on the property of the person or persons liable to pay the tax under this Act; (ii) the person or persons liable to pay the tax under this Act shall pay a penalty equal to.- (a) one per cent of the amount of tax remaining unpaid for each month for the first three months after the expiry of the time prescribed under sub-section (1), and (b) two and a half per cent of such amount for each month subsequent to the first three months as aforesaid. Explanation.-For the purposes of clause (ii) the penalty payable for a part of a month shall be proportionally determined. (3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (2) the State Government may subject to such conditions as may be prescribed remit the whole or any part of the penalty payable in respect of any period by any person or class of persons. (4) Any tax assessed, or any other amount due under this Act from a registered dealer may without prejudice to any other mode of collection be recovered,- (a) as if it were an arrear of land revenue, or (b) by attachment" and sale or by sale without attachment of any property of such registered dealer or any other person by the prescribed officer in accordance with such rules as may be prescribed. (c) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Central Act 2 of 1974), on application to any Magistrate, by such Magistrate, as if it were a fine imposed by him. Provided that where a registered dealer who has appealed or applied for revision of any order made under this Act and has complied with an order made by the appellate or the revising authority in regard to the payment of tax or other amount no proceedings for recovery under this sub-section shall be made or continued until the disposal of such appeal or application for revision. 8. Recovery of tax from certain other persons :- (1) The assessing authority may, at any time or from time to time, by notice in writing (a copy of which shall be forwarded to the registered dealer from whom any tax assessed is due, at his last address known to the assessing authority) require, any person from whom money is due to the registered dealer or any person who holds or may subsequently hold money for or on account of the registered dealer to pay to the assessing authority either forthwith upon the money becoming due or being held at or within the time specified in the notice (not being before the money becomes due or is held) so much of the money as is sufficient to pay the amount due by the registered dealer in respect of arrears of tax or penalty or the whole of the money when it is equal to or less than that amount. (2) The assessing authority may, at any time or from time to time, amend or revoke any such notice or extend the time for making any payment in pursuance of the notice. (3) Any person making any payment in compliance with a notice under this section shall be deemed to have made the payment under the authority of the registered dealer and the receipt of the assessing authority shall constitute a good and sufficient discharge of the liability of such person to the extent of the amount referred to in the receipt. (4) Any person discharging any liability to the registered dealer after receipt of the notice referred to in this section shall be personally liable to the assessing authority to the extent of the liability discharged or to the extent of the liability of the registered dealer for the amount due under this Act, whichever is less. (5) Where any person to whom a notice under this section is sent objects to it on the ground that the sum demanded or any part thereof is not due by him to the registered dealer or that he does not hold any money for or on account of the registered dealer, then, nothing contained in this section shall be deemed to require such person to pay the sum demanded or any parti thereof, to the assessing authority. (6) Any amount which a person is required to pay to the assessing authority or for which he is personally liable to the assessing authority under this section shall, if it remains unpaid, be a charge on the properties of the said person and may be recovered as if it were an arrear of land revenue. Explanation.-For the purposes of this section, the amount due to a registered dealer or money held for or on account of a registered dealer shall be computed after taking into account such claim, if any, as may have fallen due for payment by such registered dealer to such person and as may I be lawfully subsisting. 9. Liability of firms :- (1) Where any firm, is liable to pay any tax or other amount under this Act, the firm and each of the partners of the firm shall be jointly and severally liable for such payment. (2) Where a partner of a firm liable to pay any tax, or other amount I under this Act retires, he shall, notwithstanding any contract to the con-1 trary, be liable to pay the tax, or other amount remaining unpaid at the time of his retirement and tax, or other amount due up to the date of retirement, though unassessed. 10. Tax payable on transfer of business, etc :- (1) When the ownership of the business of a registered dealer liable to pay any tax or penalty, or any other amount under the provisions of this Act, is transferred, the transferor and the transferee shall jointly and severally be liable to pay any tax or penalty or any other amount payable but remaining unpaid at the time of transfer, and for the purpose of recovery from the transferee such transferee shall be deemed to be the registered dealer liable to pay the tax or penalty or other amount under this Act, (2) When a firm liable to pay the tax, or penally is dissolved, the assess-1 ment of the tax and imposition of penalty shall be made as if no dissolution of the firm had taken place, and every person who was at the time of dissolution a partner of the firm and the legal representative of any such person who is deceased, shall be jointly and severally liable to pay the tax or penalty assessed or imposed. (3) When an undivided Hindu family or Aliyasanthana family liable to pay the tax or penalty is partitioned the assessment of the tax and the imposition of penalty shall be made as if no partition of the family had taken place, and every person who was a member of the family before the partition shall be jointly and severally liable to pay the tax or penalty assessed or imposed. (4) Where a registered dealer dies, his executor, administrator or other legal representative shall be deemed to be the registered dealer for the purposes of this Act and the provisions of this Act shall apply to him in respect of the business of the said deceased registered dealer: Provided that, in respect of any tax or penalty assessed as payable by any such dealer or any tax or penalty which would have been payable by him under this Act, if, he had not died, the executor, administrator or other legal representative shall be liable only to the extent of the assets of the deceased in his hands. CHAPTER 4 Tax Authorities 11. Tax Authorities :- (1) There shall be such classes and such number of tax authorities as may be specified by the State Government for the purposes of this Act. (2) The authorities, specified under sub-section (1) shall be appointed by the State Government and shall exercise, discharge and perform such powers, duties and functions and in respect of such areas and such classes of persons as may be specified by the State Government. (3) All officers and persons employed for the purposes of this Act shall observe and follow the orders, instructions and directions of the State Government and the Commissioner: Provided that any such order, instruction or direction shall not be given so as to interfere with the direction of any Appellate Authority in the exercise of its appellate functions. CHAPTER 5 Appeal and Revision 12. Appeals :- (1) Any person objecting to an order affecting him passed under the provisions of this Act may appeal to such authority as may be prescribed (hereinafter referred to as the Appellate Authority). (2) The appeal shall be preferred within thirty days,- (i) in respect of an order of assessment from the date on which the notice of assessment was served on the appellant, and (ii) in respect of any other order, from the date on which the order was communicated to the appellant: Provided that the Appellate Authority may admit an appeal preferred after the period of thirty days aforesaid if it is satisfied that the appellant had sufficient cause for not preferring the appeal within that period. (3) (a) No appeal against an order of assessment shall be entertained by the Appellate Authority unless it is accompanied by satisfactory proof of the payment of the tax and penalty not disputed in the appeal. (b) Notwithstanding that an appeal has been preferred under sub-section (1), the tax or other amount shall be paid in accordance with the order against which the appeal has been preferred: Provided that the Appellate Authority may in its discretion, give such directions as it thinks fit in regard to the payment of tax or other amount payable under clause (b) if the appellant furnishes sufficient security to its satisfaction in such form and in such manner as may be prescribed. (4) The appeal shall be in the prescribed form and shall be verified in the prescribed manner. (5) In disposing of an appeal, the Appellate Authority may, after giving the appellant a reasonable opportunity of being heard,- (a) in the case of an order of assessment or penalty, (i) confirm, reduce, enhance or annul the assessment or penalty or both; (ii) set aside the assessment and direct the Assessing Authority to make a fresh assessment after such further enquiry as may be directed; or (iii) pass such other orders as it may think fit; and (b) in the case of any other order confirm, cancel or vary such order. (6) Every order passed on appeal under this section shall, subject to the provisions of Section 13 , Section 14 , Section 15 , and Section 16 , be final. 13. Appeal to the Appellate Tribunal :- (1) Any officer empowered by the State Government in this behalf or any other person objecting to an order passed by the Appellate Authority may appeal to the Appellate Tribunal within a period of sixty days from the date on which the order was communicated to him. (2) The Appellate Tribunal may admit an appeal preferred after the period of sixty days referred to in sub-section (1), if it is satisfied that the appellant had sufficient cause for not preferring the appeal within the period. (3) Subject to the provisions of the Karnataka Appellate Tribunal Act, 1976, the Appellate Tribunal shall dispose of the appeal in the prescribed manner. 14. Revision by the Commissioner of orders prejudicial to revenue :- (1) The Commissioner or any other officer specially empowered by him in this behalf may call for and examine the record of any proceeding under this Act, and if he considers that any order passed therein by an officer is erroneous insofar as it is prejudicial to the interests of the revenue, he may, after giving the assessee an opportunity of being heard and after making or causing to be made such inquiry as he deems necessary, pass such order thereon as the circumstances of the case justify including an order enhancing or modifying the assessment, or cancelling the assessment and directing a fresh assessment. (2) The power under sub-section (1) shall be exercisable only within a period of four years from the date the order sought to be revised was passed. Explanation.-In computing the period of limitation for the purposes of sub-section (2), any period during which any proceeding under this section is stayed by an order or injunction of any Court shall be excluded. 15. Appeal to High Court :- (1) Any assessee objecting to an order passed under Section 14 may appeal to the High Court within sixty days from the date on which the order was communicated to him: Provided that the High Court may admit an appeal preferred after the period of sixty days aforesaid if it is satisfied that the assessee had sufficient cause for not preferring the appeal within that period. (2) The appeal shall be in the prescribed form, shall be verified in the prescribed manner, and shall be accompanied by a fee of one hundred rupees. (3) The High Court shall, after giving both parties to the appeal a reasonable opportunity of being heard, pass such order thereon as it thinks fit. 16. Rectification of mistakes :- (1) With a view to rectifying any mistake apparent from the record, the Assessing Authority, Appellate Authority or revising authority may, at any time, within five years from the date of an order passed by it, amend such order: Provided that an amendment which has the effect of enhancing an assessment or otherwise increasing the liability of the assessee shall not be made unless the Assessing Authority, Appellate Authority or revising authority, as the case may be, has given notice to the assessee of its intention to do so and has allowed the assessee a reasonable opportunity of being heard. (2) Where an order has been considered and decided in any proceedings by way of appeal or revision relating to an order referred to in sub-section (1), the authority passing such order may, notwithstanding anything contained in any law for the time being in force, amend the order under that sub-section in relation to any matter other than the matter which has been so considered and decided. (3) An order passed under sub-section (1), shall be deemed to be an order passed under the same provision of law under which the original order the mistake in which was rectified, had been passed. CHAPTER 6 Miscellaneous 17. Powers to order production of Accounts and powers of entry, inspection and seizure :- (1) Any officer empowered by the State Government in this behalf, may, for the purpose of this Act, require any registered dealer to produce before him the accounts and any other documents, and to furnish any information relating to the stocks, purchases, sales and deliveries of scheduled goods by the registered dealer and also any other information relating to his business. (2) (i) All accounts and registers maintained by registered dealers in the ordinary course of their business and documents relating to the stock of goods of, or purchases, sales and deliveries of goods by any registered dealers, the goods in their possession and their offices, shops, godowns, vessels, receptacles or vehicles, shall be open to inspection at all reasonable times by such officers as may be authorised in this behalf. (ii) For the purpose of inspection referred to in clause (i), any such officer shall have power to enter and search any office, shop, godown, receptacle, vehicle, or any other place of business or any building or place where such officer has reason to believe that the registered dealer keeps or is for the time being keeping any accounts, registers or documents of his business: Provided that no residential accommodation (not being a place of busi- ness-cum-residence) shall be entered into and searched by such officer except on the authority of a search warrant issued by a Magistrate having jurisdiction over the area, and all searches under this sub-section shall, so far as may be, made in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Central Act 2 of 1974). (iii) If any such officer has reason to suspect that any registered dealer is attempting to evade the payment of any tax, fee or other amount due from him under this Act he may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, seize such accounts, registers, records or other documents of the registered dealer as he may consider necessary, and shall give the registered dealer a receipt for the same. The accounts, registers, records and documents so seized shall be retained by such officer only for so long as may be necessary for their examination and for any inquiry or proceeding under this Act: Provided that such accounts, registers, records and documents shall not be retained for more than sixty days at a time except with the permission of the next higher authority. (3) It shall be open to the State Government to authorise different classes of officers for the purpose of taking action under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2). 18. Forwarding agency, etc., to submit returns :- Every clearing or forwarding house or agency, transporting agency, shipping agency, shipping out-agency or steamer agency in the State shall submit to the Assessing Authority of the area such return as may be prescribed of all scheduled goods cleared, forwarded, transported or shipped by it into the concerned local area. The Assessing Authority concerned shall have the power to call for and examine the books of accounts or other documents in the possession of such agency with a view to verify the correctness of the return submitted. 19. Submission of certain records, by owners, etc., of vehicles and boats :- The owner or other person in charge of a goods vehicle or boat shall, in respect of the scheduled goods transported by him in such vehicle or boat or steamer, submit to the Assessing Authority having jurisdiction over the local area in which the scheduled goods are delivered, such particulars thereof and within such time and manner as may be prescribed. 20. Offences and penalties :- (1) Any person who,- (a) being a registered dealer fails to submit a return as required by the provisions of this Act or the rules made thereunder; or (b) fails to pay within the time allowed any tax assessed on him or any penalty levied on him under this Act; or (c) fails to keep true and complete accounts; or (d) fails to comply with a notice issued under Section 5 ; or (e) fails to submit a statement as required by Section 6 ; or (f) fails to comply with the requisition under sub-section (1) of Section 17 ; or (g) fails to submit a return as required by Section 18 ; or (h) fails to submit the particulars as required by Section 19 ; shall on conviction by a Magistrate, be liable to a fine which may extend to two thousand rupees. (2) Any person who (a) willfully submits an untrue return, or not being already an assessee under this Act fails to submit a return as required by the provisions of this Act or the rules made thereunder; or (b) willfully submits an untrue statement under Section 6 ; or (c) fraudulently evades the payment of any tax assessed on him, or other amount due from him under this Act; or (d) prevents or obstructs inspection, entry, search or seizure by an officer empowered by or under this Act; or (e) willfully acts in contravention of any of the provisions of this Act, or the rules made thereunder, shall on conviction, in addition to the recovery of any tax that may be due from him, be punishable with simple imprisonment which may extend to six months or with fine not exceeding four thousand rupees or with both and when the offence is a continuing one, with a daily fine not exceeding one hundred rupees, during the period of the continuance of the offence. 21. Cognizance of offences :- (1) No Court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under sub-section (2) of Section 20 except with the previous sanction of the Commissioner. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Central Act 2 of 1974) all offences punishable under sub-section (2) of Section 20 shall be cognizable and bailable. 22. Composition of offences :- The prescribed authority may accept from any person who has committed or is reasonably suspected of having committed an offence punishable under this Act by way of composition of such offence- (a) where the offence consists of the failure to pay or the evasion of, any tax or other amount recoverable under this Act, in addition to the tax or amount so recoverable, a sum of money not exceeding one thousand rupees or double the amount of the tax or amount recoverable, whichever is greater; and (b) in other cases, a sum of money not exceeding one thousand rupees. 23. Offences by companies :- (1) If the person committing an offence under this Act is a company, the company as well as every person in charge of and responsible to the company for the conduct of its business at the time of the commission of the offence shall be deemed to be guilty of the offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly: Provided that nothing contained in this sub-section shall render any such person liable to any punishment if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such offence. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1) where an offence under this Act has been committed by a company and it is proved that the offence has been committed with the consent or connivance of, or that the commission of the offence is attributable to any neglect on the part of any director, manager, managing agent or any other officer of the company, such director, manager, managing agent or other officer shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly. Explanation.-For the purposes of this section - (a) "Company" means any body corporate and includes a firm or other association of individuals; and (b) "Director" in relation to firm means a partner in the firm. 24. Assessment, etc., not to be questioned in prosecution :- The validity of the assessment of any tax or of the levy of any fee or other amount, made under this Act or the liability of any person to pay any tax, fee or other amount so assessed or levied shall not be questioned in any Criminal Court in any prosecution or other proceeding whether under this Act or otherwise. 25. Bar of certain proceedings :- (1) No suit, prosecution or other proceeding shall lie against any officer or servant of the State Government, For any act done or purporting to be done under this Act without the previous sanction of the State Government. (2) No officer or servant of the State Government shall be liable in respect of any such act in any civil or criminal proceeding if the act was done in good faith in the course of the execution of duties or the discharge of the functions imposed by or under this Act. 26. Courts not to set aside or modify assessment except as provided in this Act :- No suit or other proceeding shall, except as expressly provided in this Act be instituted in any Court to set aside or modify any assessment made under this Act 27. Assignment of proceeds of the tax :- Subject to such rules and conditions as may be prescribed there shall be paid to a local authority which was levying octroi immediately before 1st April, 1979, every year such sum as may be determined by the Government from out of the tax collected under this Act. 28. Power to make rules :- (1) The State Government may, subject to the condition of previous publication, make rules, by notification, to carry out the purpose of this Act: Provided that previous publication shall not be necessary where the rules are made for the first time after the commencement of this Act. (2) In particular and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such rules may provide for,- (a) all matters expressly required or allowed by this Act to be prescribed; (b) the assessment to tax in respect of a business which is discontinued or the ownership of which has changed; (c) the assessment to tax in respect of a business owned by minors and other incapacitated persons or by persons residing outside the State of Karnataka; (d) the assessment to tax under this Act of any scheduled goods which have escaped assessment; (e) refund of tax collected if the scheduled goods has not been consumed, sold or used within the local area; (f) compelling the submission of returns and the production of documents and enforcing the attendance of persons and examining them on oath or affirmation; (g) the duties and powers of officers appointed for the purpose of enforcing the provisions of this Act; (h) generally regulating the procedure to be followed, and the forms to be adopted in proceedings under this Act; (i) any other matter including levy of fees for which there is no provision or no sufficient provision in this Act and for which provision is, in the opinion of the State Government, necessary for giving effect to the purposes of this Act. (3) In making a rule under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2), the State Government may provide that a person guilty of a breach thereof shall, on conviction be punishable with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees and, where the breach is a continuing one with further fine which may extend to fifty rupees for every day after the first day during which the breach continues, (4) Any rule under this Act may be made to have effect retrospectively and when any such rule is made a statement specifying the reasons for making such a rule shall be laid before both Houses of State Legislature along with the rule, under sub-section (5), All rules made under this Act shall subject to any modification made under sub-section (5), have effect as if enacted in this Act. (5) Every rule made under this Act shall be laid as soon as may be after it is made, before each House of the State Legislature while it is in session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if before the expiry of the session in which it is laid or the sessions immediately following, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, the rule shall thereafter have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be, so however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done under that rule. 29. Power to remove difficulties :- If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act the State Government may, by notification, make such provisions as appear to it to be necessary or expedient for removing the difficulty. 30. Repeal of Karnataka Ordinance No. 5 of 1980 :- (1) The Karnataka Tax on Entry of Goods into a Local Area for Consumption, Use or Sale therein Ordinance, 1980 (Karnataka Ordinance No. 5 of 1980) is hereby repealed. (2) Notwithstanding such repeal any action taken to any appointment, notification, order, scheme, rules, form or bye-law made or issued under the said Ordinance shall be deemed to have been taken, made or issued under this Act and any reference therein to the said Ordinance shall be deemed to be a reference to this Act and shall continue in force accordingly unless and until superseded by any action taken or any appointment, notification, order, scheme, rule, form or bye-law made or issued under this Act. SCHEDULE 1 SCHEDULE SCHEDULE [See Section 2(6)] 1. All varieties of textiles, namely, cotton, woollen, silk or artificial silk including rayon or nylon whether manufactured in mills, power-looms or handlooms and hosiery cloth in lengths but excluding khadi, cotton and silk handloom fabrics. 2. Tobacco and all its products. 3. Sugar other than sugar-candy, confectionery and the like.
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- 50 Deathday/Demise
- 51 Anniversary
- 52 Legal News
- 53 Law amendments
- 54 Land mark judgements
- 55 Birthday
- 56 Deathday/Demise
- 57 Anniversary
- 58 Legal News
- 59 Law amendments
- 60 Land mark judgements
- 61 Birthday
- 62 Deathday/Demise
- 63 Anniversary
- 64 Legal News
- 65 Law amendments
- 66 Land mark judgements
- 67 Birthday
- 68 Deathday/Demise
- 69 Anniversary
Extend reservation for SC / ST and nomination of Anglo Indian members in Parliament and State Assemblies for another ten years i.e. up to 1990. The Forty-fifth Amendment of the Constitution of India, officially known as The Constitution (Forty-fifth Amendment) Act, 1980, extended the period of reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and representation of the Anglo-Indians in the Lok Sabha and the State Legislative Assemblies for another ten years, i.e. up to 26 January 1990. Article 334 of the Constitution had originally required the reservation of seats to cease in 1960, but this was extended to 1970 by the 8th Amendment, and the 23rd Amendment extended this period to 1980. The 45th Amendment extended the period of reservation to 1990. The period of reservation was extended to 2000, 2010 and 2020 by the 62nd, 79th and 95th Amendments respectively.
Land mark judgements
1. Vinod Kumar Chowdhry Vs. Narain Devi Taneja  INSC 1 (11 January 1980)
2. Commissioner of Income-Tax, West Bengal-Iicalcutta Vs. Kalyanji Mavji & Company  INSC 2 (14 January 1980)
3. Grindlays Bank Limited Vs. The Income Tax Officer, 'H' Ward Companies  INSC 3 (15 January 1980)
4. State of Madhya Pradesh Vs. Shanker Lal & Ors  INSC 4 (16 January 1980)
5. Managing Director, Uttar Pradesh Warehousing Corporation & ANR Vs. Vinay Narayan Vajpayee  INSC 5 (16 January 1980)
6. Kusa & Ors Vs. State of Orissa  INSC 6 (17 January 1980)
7. Meharbansingh Vs. Bhagwantsingh & Ors  INSC 7 (17 January 1980)
8. Harish Chandra Nigam Vs. State of U.F  INSC 8 (21 January 1980)
9. Arvind @ Abasaheb Ganesh Kulkarni & Ors Vs. Anna @ Dhanpal Parisa Chougule & Ors  INSC 9 (22 January 1980)
10. Narendra Bahadur Tandon Vs. Shankerlal & ANR  INSC 10 (25 January 1980)
11. Jagdish Saran & Ors Vs. Union of India & Ors  INSC 11 (28 January 1980)
12. M. R. Mini Vs. State of Kerala & ANR  INSC 12 (28 January 1980)
13. Ashok Kumar Vs. State (Delhi Administration)  INSC 13 (29 January 1980)
14. Pabitra N. Rana Vs. Union of India & Ors  INSC 14 (30 January 1980)
15. Rajasthan State Road Transport Corporation, Jaipur Vs. Narain Shanker & ANR  INSC 15 (30 January 1980)
Jan 1 Elin Nordegren, Swedish model
Jan 2 Stephanie Stiegler, pairs skater (& Zimmerman), born in Santa Monica, California Jan 2 Mac Danzig, American Mixed martial arts combatant
Jan 3 Angela Ruggiero, ice hockey defenseman (USA, Olympics 1998) Jan 3 Rob Arnold, American guitarist (Chimaira) Jan 3 Liya Kebede, Ethiopian model Jan 3 David Tyree, American football player
Jan 4 Yaroslav Popovych, Ukrainian cyclist, born in Drohobych, Ukraine Jan 4 Miguel Monteiro, Portuguese footballer, born in Lisbon, Portugal Jan 4 Greg Cipes, American actor, born in Coral Springs, Florida Jan 4 Erin Cahill, American actress, born in Stafford, Virginia
Jan 5 Garette Patrick Ratliff, American actor (Return to Blue Lagoon), born in Burbank, California Jan 5 Bennie Joppru, National Football League tight end, born in Dickinson, North Dakota
Jan 6 Steed Malbranque, French footballer, born in Mouscron, Belgium
Jan 8 Rachel Nichols, American actress, born in Phoenix, Arizona
Jan 9 Sergio García, Spanish golfer (US Masters 2017), born in Borriol, Castellón
Jan 10 Matt Roney, American baseball player, born in Tulsa, Oklahoma Jan 10 Sarah Shahi, American actress & model, born in Euless, Texas
Jan 11 Lovieanne Jung, US softball player, born in Honolulu, Hawaii Jan 11 Mike Williams, American football player, born in South Carolina, United States Jan 11 Deanna Wright, US actress, born in Ocala, Florida
Jan 12 Bobby Crosby, American baseball player, born in Lakewood, California
Jan 13 Krzysztof Czerwinski, Polish conductor and organist Jan 13 Nils-Eric Johansson, Swedish footballer Jan 13 Akira Kaji, Japanese footballer Jan 13 Michael Rupp, American ice hockey player
Jan 15 Matt Holliday, American baseball player, born in Stillwater, Oklahoma
Jan 16 Albert Pujols, Dominican MLB 1st baseman (NL MVP 2005, 2008-9)), born in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Jan 16 Michelle Wild, Hungarian model Jan 16 Alyssa Edwards [Justin Johnson], American drag performer, choreographer, TV personality and businessperson (Beyond Belief Dance Company), born in Mesquite, Texas
Jan 17 Maksim Chmerkovskiy, Ukrainian ballroom dancer Jan 17 Gareth McLearnon, Northern Irish flautist
Jan 1 Frank Clifford Wykoff, sprinter (Olympic gold 1928, 32, 36), dies at 70
Jan 1 Pietro Nenni, Italian politician (Socialists), dies at 88
Jan 2 Larry Williams, rocker, dies at 44
Jan 3 Amos Milburn, American R&B singer and pianist, dies at 52
Jan 3 Axel Springer Jr, German photographer, commits suicide at 38
Jan 3 Ivan Triesault [Johann Constantin Treisalt], Russian actor (Cry of the Werewolf, Black Parachute), dies at 81
Jan 3 Lucien Buysse, Belgian cyclist (Tour de France 1926 champion), dies at 87
February 2 – Abscam: FBI personnel target members of the Congress of the United States in a sting operation.
February 2 – 3 – The New Mexico State Penitentiary riot takes place; 33 inmates are killed and more than 100 inmates injured.
February 4 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini names Abolhassan Banisadr as president of Iran.
February 13 – The 1980 Winter Olympics open in Lake Placid, New York.
February 15 – In Vanuatu, followers of John Frum's cargo cult on the island of Tanna declare secession as the nation of Tafea.
February 16 – A total solar eclipse is seen in North Africa and West Asia. It was the 50th solar eclipse of Solar Saros 130.
February 19 – AC/DC frontman Bon Scott dies after a night of heavy drinking in London.
February 22 – The United States Olympic Hockey Team defeats the Soviet Union in the semifinals of the Winter Olympics, in the Miracle on Ice.
February 23 – Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini states that Iran's parliament will decide the fate of the American embassy hostages.
February 25 – A coup in Suriname ousts the government of Henck Arron; leaders Dési Bouterse and Roy Horb replace it with a National Military Council.
February 27 – M-19 guerrillas begin the Dominican embassy siege in Colombia, holding 60 people hostage, including 14 ambassadors.
Tamil nadu act 002 of 1980 : Madras City Tenants' Protection (Amendment) Act, 1979.Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 29th October, 1979, Part IV - Section 1, pages 385-386.
- Received the assent of the President on the 27th February, 1980, first published in the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary.
Land mark judgements
FRANCES CORALIE MULLIN VS. W. C. KHAMBRA & ORS.
MEET SINGH VS. STATE OF PUNJAB
KALLYANI VS. NARAYANAN AND ORS.
THE TULSIPUR SUGAR CO. LTD. VS. THE NOTIFIED AREA COMMITTEE, TULSIPUR
STATE OF GUJARAT VS. PATEL BAVA KARSAN & ORS.
BABU RAO PATEL VS. STATE OF DELHI
RAMCHANDRA A. KAMAT VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.
STATE OF U.P. VS. RAM BABU MISRA
HAZARI LAL VS. DELHI ADMINISTRATION
UTTAM CHAND VS. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA & ANR.
SUBHASH CHANDRA AND ORS. VS. STATE OF U.P. AND ORS.
P. N. ESWARA IYER VS. THE REGISTRAR, SUPREME COURT OF INDIA
Feb 1 Moisés Muñoz, Mexican footballer, born in Aguililla, Mexico Feb 1 Otilino Tenorio, Ecuadorian footballer, born in Guayaquil, Ecuador (d. 2005) Feb 1 Héctor Luna, Dominican Republic baseball player, born in Monte Cristi Province, Dominican Republic
Feb 2 Teddy Hart [Edward Annis], Canadian professional wrestler, born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada Feb 2 Gucci Mane, African-American rapper Feb 2 Oleguer Presas, Spanish football player
Feb 5 Jo Swinson, British politician, born in Glasgow, United Kingdom Feb 5 Brad Fitzpatrick, American programmer, born in Iowa, United States Feb 5 Prince Peter, American-born Yugoslav royalty, born in Chicago, Illinois
Feb 6 Mamiko Noto, Japanese voice actress & singer, born in Kanazawa, Japan Feb 6 Kim Poirier, Canadian actress, born in Drummondville, Canada Feb 6 Luke Ravenstahl, American politician, born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Feb 8 Ralf Little, English actor/comedian Feb 8 Cameron Muncey, Australian guitarist (Jet) Feb 8 Stephen Wright, English footballer
Feb 9 Angelos Charisteas, Greek footballer Feb 9 Shelly Martinez, American wrestler
Feb 10 César Izturis, Venezuelan baseball player, born in Barquisimeto, Venezuela Feb 10 Mike Ribeiro, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Montreal, Canada Feb 10 Steve Tully, English footballer, born in Paignton, United Kingdom
Feb 11 Matthew Lawrence, US actor (Matthew-Gimme a Break), born in Albington Township, Pennsylvania Feb 11 Natasha Bobo, US actress (Sally in Together We Stand), born in Watsonville, California Feb 11 Titi Buengo, Angolan footballer, born in Luanda, Angola Feb 11 Cormac McAnallen, Northern Irish Gaelic footballer, born in County Tyrone, Northern Ireland (d. 2004) Feb 11 Marco Bresciano, Australian soccer player, born in Melbourne, Australia
Feb 12 Christina Ricci, US actress (Wednesday-Addams Family, Casper), born in Santa Monica. California Feb 12 Sarah Lancaster, US actress (Rachel-Saved By Bell: New Class), born in Overland Park, Kansas Feb 12 Juan Carlos Ferrero, Spanish tennis player, born in Ontinyent, Spain
Feb 13 Kristy Powell, US gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Stuart, Florida Feb 13 Sebastian Kehl, German footballer, born in Fulda, Germany
Feb 14 Fátima Leyva, Mexican footballer, born in Mexico City, Mexico Feb 14 Michelle Ye, Chinese actress & producer, born in Hangzhou, China Feb 14 Josh Senter, US screenwriter, born in Plato, Missouri
Feb 15 Conor Oberst, US singer and songwriter (Bright Eyes), born in Omaha, Nebraska
Feb 16 Agim Kaba, American actor and film producer Feb 16 Ashley Lelie, American football player
Feb 17 Shanyn MacEachern, Brampton Ontario, gymnast (Olympics 1996) Feb 17 Klemi Saban, Israeli footballer Feb 17 Al Harrington, American basketball player Feb 17 Jason Ritter, American actor
Feb 18 Alison Rachel Fitch, New Zealand swimmer (Olympics 1996), born in Hamilton, New Zealand Feb 18 Regina Spektor, Russian-born singer and songwriter Feb 18 Nikolai Antropov, Kazakh ice hockey player
Feb 19 Neleh Dennis, American Survivor contestant Feb 19 Mike Miller, American basketball player
Feb 20 Artur Boruc, Polish footballer Feb 20 Imanol Harinordoquy, French rugby union footballer
Feb 21 Justin Roiland, American actor, writer and director (Rick and Morty), born in Stockton, California Feb 21 Parthiva Sureshwaren, Indian racing driver, born in Chennai, India Feb 21 Brad Fast, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Fort St. John, Canada Feb 21 Jim Vandermeer, Canadian ice hockey player, born in Caroline, Canada Feb 21 Tiziano Ferro, Italian singer, born in Latina, Italy
Feb 23 Yvonne Tousek, Canadian gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Kitchener, Ontario
Feb 24 Anton Gustafsson, Swedish rock music fan (d. 2003) Feb 24 Shinsuke Nakamura, Japanese professional wrestler Feb 24 Roman Sloudnov, Russian swimmer
Feb 25 Antonio Burks, American basketball player Feb 25 Christy Knowings, American actress
Feb 26 Alex Fong, Hong Kong singer, born in British Hong Kong Feb 26 Gary Majewski, Major League Baseball player, born in Houston, Texas
Feb 27 Chelsea Clinton, daughter of President Clinton and Hillary Clinton Feb 27 Bobby Valentino, American singer, born in Jackson, Mississippi
Feb 28 Pascal Bosschaart, Dutch footballer, born in Rotterdam, Netherlands Feb 28 Piotr Giza, Polish footballer, born in Kraków, Poland Feb 28 Lucian Bute, Romanian-born Quebec boxer, born in Pechea, Romania Feb 28 Tayshaun Prince, American basketball player, born in Compton, California
Feb 29 Ruben Plaza, Spanish cyclist Feb 29 Simon Gagné, Canadian ice hockey player Feb 29 Taylor Twellman, American soccer player Feb 29 Clinton Toopi, New Zealand rugby league footballer Feb 29 Chris Conley, American musician
Feb 1 Jack Bailey, TV host (Queen for a Day), dies at 72 Feb 1 Romolo Valli, actor (Boom, La Viaccia), dies at 54 Feb 1 Gastone Nencini, Italian cyclist (b. 1930) Feb 1 Gastone Nencini, Italian road cyclist (winner Giro d'Italia 1957, Tour de France 1960), dies at 49
Feb 7 Ernst Kunz, Swiss composer, dies at 88 Feb 7 Katherine Emery, American actress (Maze, Isle of the Dead), dies at 73 Feb 7 Secondo Campini, Italian jet engine pioneer, dies at 75
Feb 8 Nikos Xilouris, Greek singer (b. 1936)
Feb 9 Antoine Pompe, Belgian architect, dies at 106
Feb 9 Tom Macdonald, Welsh journalist and novelist (b. 1900)
Feb 12 Floyd Taliaferro Alderson, actor (Crossing Trails), dies Feb 12 Muriel Rukeyser, American poet (b. 1913)
Feb 13 David Janssen, American actor (The Fugitive, Harry O), dies at 49
Feb 14 Luitkonwar Rudra Baruah, Assamese composer and actor
Feb 16 Erich Hückel, German physicist (b. 1895)
Feb 17 Graham Sutherland, English artist (official WWII war artist), dies at 76 Feb 17 Jerry Fielding, [Joshua Feldman] American composer (Bewitched, Hogan's Heroes), dies at 57
Feb 18 Gale Robbins [Betty Gale Murphy], American singer and actress (Fuller Brush Girl, Mr Hex), dies of lung cancer at 58
Feb 19 Bon Scott [Ronald Belford Scott], Australian rock musician (lead singer and lyricist of AC/DC), dies at 33
Feb 20 Alice Longworth Roosevelt, youngest daughter of Theodore, dies at 96
Feb 21 Chester Lauck, American actor (Dreaming Out Loud, 2 Weeks to Live), dies at 78
Feb 22 Alfred Andersch, German writer (Red Head), dies at 66 Feb 22 Oskar Kokoschka, Austria/British painter and graphic artist, dies at 93 Feb 22 Dick Kallman, American actor (Born to Be Loved, Verboten!), murdered in his New York apartment at 46
Feb 23 Robert Vandekerckhove, Belgian politician, dies at 62
Feb 27 George Tobias, American actor (Bewitched), dies at 78
Feb 28 Ian Alexander Ross Peebles, cricketer (45 wkts for England), dies
Feb 29 Yigol Alton, Israeli Foreign Minister, dies at 61
Feb 20 - Actress Susan Dey (LA Law) weds producer Bernard Sofronski
March 1 The Commonwealth Trade Union Council is established.
March 3 Pierre Trudeau returns to office as Prime Minister of Canada.
March 4 – Robert Mugabe is elected Prime Minister of Zimbabwe.
March 8 – The Soviet Union's first rock music festival starts.
March 14 – LOT Polish Airlines Flight 007 crashes during an emergency landing near Warsaw, Poland, killing a 14-man American boxing team and 73 others.
March 18 – Fifty people are killed at the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia, when a Vostok-2M rocket explodes on its launch pad during a fueling operation.
March 19 – 20 – The MV Mi Amigo, the ship housing pirate radio station Radio Caroline, sinks off the English coast (the station returns aboard a new ship in 1983).
March 21 U.S. President Jimmy Carter announces that the United States will boycott the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow because of the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
March 22 – The Georgia Guidestones are erected in Elbert County, Georgia.
March 24 – Archbishop Óscar Romero is killed by gunmen while celebrating Mass in San Salvador.
March 27 The Norwegian oil platform Alexander L. Kielland collapses in the North Sea, killing 123 of its crew of 212. The Silver Thursday market crash occurs in the United States.
March 28 – Talpiot Tomb is found in Jerusalem.
March 31 – Chicago, Rock Island and Pacific Railroad operates its final train.
The United States Refugee Act of 1980 (Public Law 96-212) is an amendment to the earlier Immigration and Nationality Act and the Migration and Refugee Assistance Act, and was created to provide a permanent and systematic procedure for the admission to the United States of refugees of special humanitarian concern to the U.S., and to provide comprehensive and uniform provisions for the effective resettlement and absorption of those refugees who are admitted. The act was completed on March 3, 1980, was signed by President Jimmy Carter on March 17, 1980. This was the first comprehensive amendment of U.S. general immigration laws designed to face up to the realities of modern refugee situations by stating a clear-cut national policy and providing a flexible mechanism to meet the rapidly shifting developments of today's world policy. The main objectives of the act were to create a new definition of refugee based on the one created at the UN Convention and Protocol on the Status of Refugees, raise the limitation from 17,400 to 50,000 refugees admitted each fiscal year, provide emergency procedures for when that number exceeds 50,000, and to establish the Office of U.S. Coordinator for Refugee Affairs and the Office of Refugee Resettlement.
Land mark judgements
STATE OF U.P. AND ANR. VS. M. J. SIDDIQUI AND ORS.(31st March 1980)
NASIR AHEMED VS.ASSISTANT CUSTODIAN GENERAL, EVACUEE PROPERTY U.P., LUCKNOW (28th March 1980)
DR. RAJENDRA PRAKASH SHARMA VS. GYAN CHANDRA & ORS.(27th March 1980)
KATYANI DAYAL AND ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS.(26th March 1980)
N. K. V. BROS (P) LTD. VS. M.KARUMAI AMMAL AND ORS. ETC.(21st March 1980)
CHARLES. K. SKARIA VS. DR.C.MATHEW (19th March 1980)
R. R. ENGINEERING CO. VS. ZILA PARISHAD, BAREILLY & ANR. (10th March 1980)
STATE OF GUJARAT & ANR. VS. VAGHELA DAYABHAI CHATURBHAI & ORS. (5th March 1980)
STATE OF MAHARASHTRA VS. MOHD. YAKUB S/O ABDUL HAMID & ORS. (4th March 1980)
Mar 1 Rose VBL Windsor, daughter of English prince Richard Mar 1 Shahid Afridi, Pakistan cricket all-rounder (record 100 in 37 balls in 1st ODI innings), born in Khyber, Pakistan Mar 1 Djimi Traoré, Malian footballer Mar 1 Abdur Rehman, Pakistani cricketer
Mar 2 Édson Nobre, Angolan footballer Mar 2 Lance Cade, American professional wrestler Mar 2 Rebel Wilson, Australian actress and producer (Pitch Perfect, Bridesmaids), born in Sydney, Australia
Mar 4 Omar Bravo, Mexican footballer Mar 4 Jung Da Bin, South Korean actress (d. 2007) Mar 4 Jack Hannahan, American baseball player Mar 4 Arash Markazi, American sportswriter
Mar 11 Paul Scharner, Austrian footballer Mar 11 Dan Uggla, American baseball player
Mar 12 Douglas Murray, Swedish ice-hockey player
Mar 13 Caron Butler, American basketballer, born in Racine, Wisconsin Mar 13 Lee Jung-hyun, South Korean pop singer and actress (Alice in Earnestland), born in Taegu, South Korea Mar 13 Molly Stanton, American actress (Miss March), born in Los Angeles, California
Mar 14 Matteo Grassotto, Italian racing driver Mar 14 Ben Herring, New Zealand rugby union footballer Mar 14 Aaron Brown, British/English footballer Mar 14 Mercedes McNab, Canadian-born actress
Mar 15 Deidra Graham, Salt Lake City Utah, gymnast (alt-Olympics 1996) Mar 15 Freddie Bynum, American baseball player
Mar 16 Felipe Reyes, Spanish basketball player Mar 16 Todd Heap, American football player
Mar 18 Sebastien Frey, French footballer Mar 18 Sophia Myles, English actress
Mar 19 Mikuni Shimokawa, Japanese singer Mar 19 Don Sparrow, Canadian illustrator
Mar 20 Jamal Crawford, American basketball player Mar 20 Ock Ju-Hyun, South Korean singer
Mar 21 Ronaldinho Gaucho, Brazilian international footballer Mar 21 Marit Bjørgen, Norwegian cross-country skier Mar 21 Deryck Whibley, Canadian guitarist and singer (Sum41)
Mar 22 Pamela O'Connor, Scottish ice dancer Mar 22 Shannon Bex, American singer (Danity Kane)
Mar 24 Luke Edwards, Nevada City Ca, actor (Newsie) Mar 24 Tassos Venetis, Greek footballer
Mar 25 Carrie Lam, Hong Kong actress Mar 25 Joe King, Guitarist and Co-Founder for the band The Fray
Mar 28 Stiliani Pilatou, Greek long jumper Mar 28 Luke Walton, American basketball player
Mar 29 Kim Tae Hee, South Korean actress Mar 29 Prince Hamzah bin Al Hussein, of Jordan Mar 29 Amy Mathews, Australian actress
Mar 30 Liriel Higa, rhythmic gymnast (Olympics 1996), born in Los Angeles, California Mar 30 Ricardo Osorio, Mexican footballer Mar 30 Yalin, Turkish singer and songwriter
Mar 31 Chien-Ming Wang, Taiwanese MLB pitcher (NY Yankees, AL wins leader 2006), born in Tainan City, Taiwan
Mar 1 John Jacob Niles, American composer and singer, dies at 87 Mar 1 Dixie Dean, English footballer (b. 1907) Mar 1 Wilhelmina, high-fashion model and owner of model agency (b. 1940)
Mar 5 Jay Silverheels [Harold J. Smith], Canadian actor (The Lone Ranger, Key Largo), dies from a stroke at 67 Mar 5 Winifred Wagner-William, German World Festival organizer, dies at 82
Mar 9 Olga Chekova, actress (Moulin Rouge, Pawns of Possession), dies at 82
Mar 10 Herman Tarnower, doctor (Scarsdale Diet), killed by Jean Harris Mar 10 Melville Henry Cane, American lawyer and poet (Making a Poem), dies at 100
Mar 14 Mohammad Hatta, Indonesian politician (b. 1902)
Mar 15 Gerald Abrahams, English author (Teach Yourself Chess), dies at 72
Mar 16 Tamara de Lempicka, Polish-born painter (b. 1898)
Mar 17 Rudolf G Escher, Dutch composer (Vrai Visage de la Paix), dies at 68
Mar 18 Erich Fromm, German/US psychoanalyst, dies at 79 Mar 18 Herman Griffith, cricketer (13 Tests for WI, 44 wickets), dies Mar 18 "Grishata" Grigor Vachkov, Bulgarian actor (At Each Kilometer), dies at 47
Mar 21 Gideon Fagan, composer, dies at 75 Mar 21 Peter Stoner, American mathematician, astronomer and Christian apologist (b. 1888) Mar 24 Oscar Romero, El Salvador Roman Catholic priest, murdered during mass at 62
Mar 25 Roland Barthes, French literary critic and writer (b. 1915) Mar 25 Milton H. Erickson, American psychiatrist and psychologist, dies at 78 Mar 25 Walter Susskind, Czech conductor and pianist, dies at 66 Mar 25 James Wright, American poet (b. 1927)
Mar 26 Jon-Jon Poulos, rocker (Buckinghams), dies from drugs at 32
Mar 28 Richard "Dick" Haymes, Argentine-American actor and singer (Sate Fair, Real Life, Betrayal), dies of lung cancer at 61
Mar 29 Annunzio Mantovani, Italian orchestra leader (Mantovani), dies at 74
Mar 29 - 77th Prime Minister of UK Tony Blair (26) weds barrister and lecturer Cherie Booth
April 1 The Southern African Development Coordination Conference (SADCC) is formed in Lusaka, Zambia. New York City's Transport Works Union Local 100 goes on strike, which continues for 11 days.
April 2 – The St Pauls riot breaks out in Bristol.
April 7 – The United States severs diplomatic relations with Iran and imposes economic sanctions, following the taking of American hostages on November 4, 1979.
April 10 – In Lisbon, Portugal, the governments of Spain and the United Kingdom agree to reopen the border between Gibraltar and Spain in 1985, closed since 1969.
April 12 Samuel Kanyon Doe takes over Liberia in a coup d'état, ending over 130 years of democratic presidential succession in that country. Terry Fox begins his Marathon of Hope from St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada.
April 18 – Zimbabwe gains de jure independence from the United Kingdom; Robert Mugabe becomes Prime Minister.
April 24 – 25 – Operation Eagle Claw, a commando mission in Iran to rescue American embassy hostages, is aborted after mechanical problems ground the rescue helicopters. Eight United States troops are killed in a mid-air collision during the failed operation.
April 25 – Dan-Air Flight 1008 crashes in Tenerife, killing all 146 occupants and marking the worst air disaster involving a British-registered aircraft in terms of loss of life.
April 26 – Louise and Charmian Faulkner disappear from outside their flat in St Kilda, Victoria, Australia.
April 27 – The Dominican embassy siege ends with all hostages released and the guerrillas flying to Cuba.
April 30 Iranian Embassy siege: Six Iranian-born terrorists take over the Iranian embassy in London, England. SAS retakes the Embassy on May 5; one terrorist survives.
The Constitution of Zimbabwe is officially the supreme law of Zimbabwe. The independence constitution of 1980 was the result of the 1979 Lancaster House Agreement and is sometimes called the Lancaster Constitution. A proposed constitution, drafted by a constitutional convention, was defeated by a constitutional referendum during 2000.
Land mark judgements
STATE OF JAMMU & KASHMIR VS. SANAULLAH MIR (1st April 1980)
STATE OF KERALA & ORS. ETC. VS. T.N. PETER & ANR. ETC. (1st April 1980)
THE ISHWARI KHETAN SUGAR MILLS (P) LTD. & ANOTHER ETC. VS. THE STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH & ORS. ETC (2nd April 1980)
BHIMRAO ANNA INGAWALE AND OTHERS VS. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA (2nd April 1980)
HARI DATT KAINTHLA & ANR. VS. STATE OF HIMACHAL PRADESH & ORS.(9th April 1980)
GURBAKSH SINGH SIBBIA ETC. VS. STATE OF PUNJAB (9th April 1980)
SULTAN AHMD. OWASI VS. MOHD. OSMAN SHAHEED AND ORS. (10th April 1980)
RAJENDRA NARAIN SINGH AND OTHERS VS. STATE OF BIHAR AND OTHERS (10th April 1980)
AMRIK SINGH AND ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. (11th April 1980)
HARJEET SINGH ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. (11th April 1980)
NEPAL SINGH VS. STATE OF U.P. AND ORS. (15th April 1980)
MAIMOONA KHATUN AND ANR. VS. STATE OF U.P. AND ANR. (16th April 1980)
KAMAL KANTI DUTTA AND ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. (23rd April 1980)
UNION OF INDIA VS. J. K. GAS PLANT (29th April 1980)
RAJA MALLAIAH AND ANR. VS. ANIL KISHORE AND ORS. (25th April 1980)
April 1 Randy Orton, American professional wrestler and actor Bijou Phillips, American actress Yūko Takeuchi, Japanese actress
April 3 - Trevor Moore, American actor and comedian
April 8 Ben Freeman, British actor Carrie Savage, American actress and voice actress
April 9 Rachel Specter, American actress Arlen Escarpeta, Belizean actor
April 10 Sean Avery, Canadian ice hockey player Kasey Kahne, American race car driver Charlie Hunnam, English actor
April 11 – Mark Teixeira, American baseball player
April 14 Ayumi Ito, Japanese actress Tom Franco, American actor
April 15 Natalie Casey, English actress Futoshi Uehara, Japanese musician
April 16 Samir Javadzadeh, Azerbaijani singer Paul London, American professional wrestler
April 18 – Justin Amash, American politician
April 20 Vibeke Skofterud, Norwegian cross country skier (d. 2018) Jasmin Wagner, German singer Waylon, Dutch singer
April 21 Tony Romo, American football player Vincent Lecavalier, Canadian hockey player
April 22 – Nicolas Douchez, French footballer
April 24 Austin Nichols, American actor Karen Asrian, Armenian chess Grandmaster (d. 2008) Reagan Gomez-Preston, American actress and voice actress
April 25 Lee Spick, English snooker player (d. 2015) Daniel MacPherson, Australian actor Kazuhito Tadano, Japanese baseball player
April 26 Jordana Brewster, American actress Marlon King, Jamaican footballer Channing Tatum, American actor and model
April 27 – Zayed Khan, Indian actor
April 30 – Luis Scola, Argentine basketball player
Apr 11 Charlotte Henry, dies Apr 11 Florence Lake, American actress (Edgar Kennedy shorts), dies at 75
Apr 12 William R Tolbert Jr, Liberian President & 27 others killed in coup
Apr 13 Markus Höttinger, Austrian racing driver (b. 1956)
Apr 14 Tom Fadden, actor (Duffeild-Broken Arrow, Cimarron City), dies at 84
Apr 15 Jean-Paul Sartre, existentialist philosopher and writer (Nobel 1964), dies in Paris at 74
Apr 30 Mary McCarty, American actress and singer (Babes in Toyland, Trapper John MD), dies of a heart attack at 56
Apr 30 Luis Muñoz Marín, Puerto Rican poet, journalist, and politician (b. 1898)
May 1 – "About that Urban Renaissance...", an article by journalist Dan Rottenberg in Chicago, contains the first recorded use of the word "yuppie".
May 2 – Referendum on system of government held in Nepal.
May 4 – Yugoslav President Josip Broz Tito dies. The largest state funeral in history is organized, with state delegations from 128 different countries out of 154 UNO members at the time.
May 7 – Paul Geidel, convicted of second-degree murder in 1911, is released from prison in Beacon, New York, after 68 years and 245 days (the longest-ever time served by an inmate).
May 8 – Global eradication of smallpox certified by the World Health Organization.
May 9 In Florida, the Liberian freighter Summit Venture hits the Sunshine Skyway Bridge over Tampa Bay. A 1,400 feet (430 m) section of the bridge collapses and 35 people (most in a bus) are killed. The Norco shootout takes place in California. James Alexander George Smith "Jags" McCartney the Turks and Caicos Islands’ first Chief Minister, is killed in a plane crash over New Jersey.
May 11 – American mobster Henry Hill is arrested for drug possession.
May 14 – The Sumpul River massacre occurs in Chalatenango, El Salvador.
May 16 – Rookie Magic Johnson scores 42 points to lead the Los Angeles Lakers to a 123–107 victory over the Philadelphia 76ers to clinch the National Basketball Association championship for the Lakers, who prevail despite the absence of future Basketball Hall of Fame center Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
May 17 A Tampa, Florida court acquits four white police officers of killing Arthur McDuffie, a black insurance executive, provoking three days of race riots in Miami. Internal conflict in Peru: On the eve of presidential elections, Maoist guerrilla group Shining Path attacks a polling location in the town of Chuschi, Ayacucho.
May 18 The 1980 eruption of Mount St. Helens volcano in Washington (state) kills 57 and causes US$3 billion in damage. Ian Curtis, singer-songwriter of acclaimed English post-punk band Joy Division, is found hanged.
May 18 – 27 – Gwangju Uprising: Students in Gwangju, South Korea begin demonstrations, calling for democratic reforms.
May 20 – 1980 Quebec referendum: Voters in Quebec reject by a vote of 60% a proposal to seek independence from Canada.
May 21 – The Empire Strikes Back is released in the United States.
May 22 – Pac-Man, the best-selling arcade game of all time, is released in Japan.
May 24 The International Court of Justice calls for the release of U.S. Embassy hostages in Tehran. The New York Islanders win their first Stanley Cup, from a goal by Bobby Nystrom in Game 6 overtime of the 1980 Stanley Cup Finals over the Philadelphia Flyers.
May 25 – Indianapolis 500: Johnny Rutherford wins for a third time in car owner Jim Hall's revolutionary ground effect Chaparral car; the victory is Hall's second as an owner.
May 26 John Frum supporters in Vanuatu storm government offices on the island of Tanna. Vanuatu government troops land the next day and drive them away. In South Korea, military government forces and pro-democracy protesters clash; 2,000 protesters die.
The Copyright Amendment Act, 1980 (Act No. 56 of 1980), is a South African Act of Parliament that amended the Copyright Act, 1978. It was published on 23 May 1980 in Government Gazette No. 7010, and came into effect upon publication.
Land mark judgements
BAR COUNCIL OF DELHI AND ANR. ETC VS. SURJEET SINGH AND ORS. ETC. ETC. (1st May 1980)
VISHNU AWATAR ETC. VS. SHIV AUTAR AND ORS. (2nd May 1980)
RAJENDRA KUMAR JAIN ETC.VS. STATE THROUGH SPECIAL POLICE ESTABLISHMENT AND ORS. ETC.ETC (2nd May 1980)
TARA PRASAD SINGH ETC. ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS (7th May 1980)
SHALIMAR ROPE WORKS LTD. VS. ABDUL HUSSAIN H. M. HASAN BHAI RASSIWALA AND ORS. (7th May 1980)
COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX, PATIALA VS. PIARA SINGH (8th May 1980)
STATE OF UTTAR PRADESH VS. ATA MOHD. (8th May 1980)
DELHI CLOTH AND GENERAL MILLS CO. LTD. VS. STATE OF RAJASTHAN AND ORS. (8th May 1980)
AMBIKA PRASAD MISHRA ETC. VS.STATE OF U.P. AND ORS. ETC.( 9th May 1980)
NISHI MAGHU ETC. ETC. VS. STATE OF JAMMU AND KASHMIR AND ORS. (9th May 1980)
WAMAN RAO & ORS. ETC. ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS. (9th May 1980)
May 1 – Ana Claudia Talancón, Mexican actress
May 2 Tim Borowski, German footballer Ellie Kemper, American actress and comedian Zat Knight, English footballer
May 3 – Marcel Vigneron, American chef
May 5 Maia Hirasawa, Swedish pop singer Yossi Benayoun, Israeli footballer Hank Green, American entrepreneur, musician, educator, producer and vlogger
May 6 Kelly van der Veer, Dutch reality TV star Dimitris Diamantidis, Greek basketball player
May 7 – Johan Kenkhuis, Dutch swimmer
May 8 – Benny Yau, Canadian entertainer
May 9 Grant Hackett, Australian swimmer Carolin Kebekus, German comedian and actress Norihiro Nishi, Japanese footballer David S. Shaw, American actor
May 10 – Pete Gray, Australian environmental activist (d. 2011)
May 15 – Josh Beckett, American baseball player
May 17 – Alistair Overeem, Dutch mixed martial artist and kickboxer
May 18 – Ali Zafar, Pakistani music composer, singer-songwriter, painter and actor
May 19 Drew Fuller, American actor and model Dean Heffernan, Australian footballer
May 21 – Gotye, Belgian-Australian multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter
May 22 Lucy Gordon, British actress (d. 2009) Evelin Võigemast, Estonian actress and singer
May 24 – Cecilia Cheung, Hong Kong actress
May 28 Mark Feehily, Irish singer Jørgen Strickert, Norwegian comedian
May 29 – Michael Stasko, Canadian actor
May 30 – Steven Gerrard, English footballer
May 4 Josip Broz Tito, Yugoslav communist revolutionary and leader of Yugoslavia (1943-80), dies at 87
May 5 Edmond Vandercammen, Belgian writer/poet (Grand Combat), dies at 79
May 12 Lillian Roth [Rutstein], American singer and actress (Animal Crackers, Alice Sweet Alice), dies at 69
May 14 Hugh Griffith, Welsh actor (Ben-Hur, Mutiny on the Bounty, Oliver!), dies from a heart attack at 67
May 14 Wilhelm Weismann, German composer, dies at 79
May 18 Ian Curtis, English rock vocalist (Joy Division), commits suicide at 23 May 18 Reid Blackburn, a photojournalist for National Geographic was also a victim of Mount St. Helens eruption (b. 1952)
May 20 Jack Walsh, Australian cricket china bowler (didn't represent Australia), dies at 67
May 21 Ida Kaminska, actress (Shop on Main Street), dies
May 28 Rolf Nevanlinna, Finnish mathematician (b. 1895)
May 30 Carl Radle, bassist (Derek & Dominoes), dies of a kidney ailment
May 1 Zaire President Mobutu Sese Seko (49) weds Bobi Ladawa
May 22 Actress Marlo Thomas & talk host Phil Donahue marry
May 27 President of Haiti Jean-Claude Duvalier (28) weds Michele Bennett in Haiti
June 1 – The first 24-hour news channel, Cable News Network (CNN) is launched.
June 3 – 1980 Grand Island tornado outbreak: A series of deadly tornadoes strikes Grand Island, Nebraska, causing over $300m in damage, killing five people and injuring over 250.
June 10 Apartheid: The African National Congress in South Africa publishes a statement by their imprisoned leader Nelson Mandela. A Unabomber bomb injures United Airlines president Percy Wood in Lake Forest, Illinois.
June 11 – 22 – Italy hosts the UEFA Euro 1980 football tournament, which is won by West Germany.
June 20 – Augusta AVA becomes the first federally recognized American Viticultural Area.
June 23 – September 6 – The 1980 United States heat wave claims 1,700 lives.
23 June – Sanjay Gandhi, the politically influential son of prime minister Indira Gandhi, is killed in a plane crash.
June 23 – Tim Berners-Lee begins work on ENQUIRE, the system that will eventually lead to the creation of the World Wide Web in fall 1990.
June 25 – A Muslim Brotherhood assassination attempt against Syrian president Hafez al-Assad fails. Assad retaliates by sending the army against them.
June 27 Itavia Flight 870 crashes into the sea near Ustica island, Italy, killing all 81 people on board. The cause of the accident remains unclear. U.S. President Jimmy Carter signs Proclamation 4771, requiring 18- to 25-year-old males to register for a peacetime military draft, in response to the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan.
June 29 – Vigdís Finnbogadóttir is elected President of Iceland making her the first woman democratically elected as head of state.
This is the text of the Population Registration Act, 1950, as it was on 1 June 1980, after it was amended by the Population Registration Amendment Act, 1980, which came into force on that date in terms of Proclamation No. R. 93 of 1980.
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TRAVAVANCORE TEA CO. LTD. ETC. VS. STATE OF KERALA AND ORS.(3rd June 1980)
RAZIA UMAR BAKSHI VS. UNION OF INDIA AND ORS(23rd June 1980)
June 1 Oliver James, British actor Damien Fahey, American MTV VJ, television host and drummer
June 2 – Lindsey Yamasaki, Japanese-American basketball player
June 3 – Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, Emir of Qatar
June 5 – Mike Fisher, Canadian hockey player
June 6 – Mmusi Maimane, South African politician
June 7 – Henkka Seppälä, Finnish bassist
June 8 – David Holoubek, Czech football manager
June 10 Jessica DiCicco, American actress Francelino Matuzalem, Brazilian footballer Wang Yuegu, Singaporean Olympic table tennis player
June 13 Sarah Connor, German singer Juan Carlos Navarro, Spanish basketball player
June 16 Brad Gushue, Canadian curler Joey Yung, Hong Kong singer
June 17 Kimeru, Japanese singer Venus Williams, American tennis player Jeph Jacques, American webcomic writer
June 19 – Jason White, American football player
June 21 Richard Jefferson, American basketball player Branko Bošković, Montenegrin footballer
June 22 – Ilya Bryzgalov, Russian ice hockey player
June 23 Erick Elías, Mexican actor Mark Greaney, Irish singer and guitarist Ramnaresh Sarwan, West Indian cricketer Manus Boonjumnong, Thai boxer Daniel Örlund, Swedish footballer Jessica Taylor, English singer Niusila Opeloge, Samoan weightlifter Melissa Rauch, American actress
June 24 Liane Balaban, Canadian actress Minka Kelly, American actress Cicinho, Brazilian footballer
June 25 Nozomi Takeuchi, Japanese actress Philippe Lacheau, French actor, director and writer
June 26 Rémy Vercoutre, French footballer Michael Vick, American football player Michael Jackson, English footballer Rafiz Abu Bakar, Malaysian footballer
June 27 Kevin Pietersen, South African-English cricketer Dmitry Pirog, Russian politician and boxer Takahiro Futagawa, Japanese footballer François-Xavier Ménage, French journalist Leandro García Morales, Uruguayan-Italian basketball player
June 29 James Courtney, Australian race car driver Katherine Jenkins, Welsh soprano Martin Truex Jr., American race car driver
June 30 Adil Annani, Moroccan long-distance runner Ryan ten Doeschate, Dutch cricketer Alireza Vahedi Nikbakht, Iranian footballer
Jun 1 Rube Marquard, American baseball pitcher, dies at 90 Jun 1 Arthur Nielsen, American market analyst (b. 1897)
Jun 5 Lauritz Lauritzen, German politician, dies at 70
Jun 7 Henry Miller, American writer (Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn), dies of circulatory complications at 88 Jun 7 Richard Bonnelli, actor (Enter Madame), dies Jun 7 Elizabeth Craig, British writer (b. 1883)
Jun 8 Ernst Busch, German singer and actor (b. 1900)
Jun 9 Leonhard Huizinga, Dutch journalist and writer (Olivier & Adrian), dies at 73
Jun 10 Denys Morkel, South African cricketer (batsman scored 663 runs 1927-32), dies
Jun 12 Milburn Stone, American actor (Gunsmoke, Pickup on South Street), dies from a heart attack at 75 Jun 12 Billy Butlin, Founder of the brand of holiday venues known as Butlins (b. 1899)
Jun 18 André Leducq, French cyclist (b. 1904) Jun 18 Terence Fisher, English film director (b. 1904)
Jun 20 Allan Pettersson, Swedish composer, dies at 68
Jun 21 Bert Kaempfert, German orchestra leader and songwriter, dies of a stroke at 56
Jun 23 John Laurie, Scottish actor (Hamet, The 39 Steps, Jericho, Island of Desire), dies at 83 Jun 23 Odile Versois, actress (Nude in a White Car, Young Lovers), dies Jun 23 Sanjay Gandhi, Indian politician, dies in a plane crash at 33 Jun 23 Walter Rodney, Guyanese historian (bomanslag), dies Jun 23 Clyfford Still, American painter (b. 1904) Jun 23 V.V. [Varahagiri Venkata] Giri, Fourth President of India (1969-74), dies at 85
Jun 28 Heal Gahagan Douglas, (Rep-D-Ca), lost to Nixon, dies at 79 Jun 28 Herbie Faye, comedian (Doc, Phil Silvers Show), dies at 81 Jun 28 Yoshiro Irino, Japanese composer, dies at 58 Jun 28 José Iturbi, Spanish pianist and conductor (b. 1895)
Jun 30 Virginia Brown Faire, actress (Lonesome Trail, Temptress), dies
Jun 7 Actor Mel Gibson (24) weds Robyn Moore (24) in Forestville, New South Wales
July 1 – The State Rail Authority of New South Wales is founded.
July 8 – A wave of strikes begins in Lublin, Poland.
July 9 – Pope John Paul II visits Brazil; seven people are crushed to death in a crowd meeting him.
July 15 – Western Wisconsin Derecho: A severe and destructive thunderstorm strikes four counties in western Wisconsin, including the city of Eau Claire. It causes over $250 million in damage and one person is killed.
July 16 – Former California Governor and actor Ronald Reagan is nominated for U.S. President, at the 1980 Republican National Convention in Detroit. Influenced by the Religious Right, the convention also drops its long-standing support for the Equal Rights Amendment, dismaying moderate Republicans.
July 19 – Former Turkish Prime Minister Nihat Erim is killed by two gunmen in Istanbul, Turkey. July 19 – August 3 – The 1980 Summer Olympics are held in Moscow, Soviet Union. 82 countries boycott the Games, athletes from 16 of them participate under a neutral flag.
July 25 – The album Back in Black is released by the Australian band AC/DC.
July 27 – Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, deposed Shah of Iran, dies in Cairo.
July 30 Vanuatu gains independence. Israel's Knesset passes the Jerusalem Law.
July 31 – China's population hits one billion people.
THE NATIONAL SECURITY ACT, 1980 1. Short title and extent.— (1) This Act may be called the National Security Act, 1980. (2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
Land mark judgements
SHYAM SUNDER PRASAD SINGH & ORS. VS. STATE OF BIHAR & ORS.(22nd July 1980)
THAMMANNA VS. K. VEERA REDDY & ORS.(23rd July 1980)
SADA KAUR VS. BAKHTAWAR SINGH AND ORS.(24th July 1980)
M. N. DODAMANI & ORS. VS. U. S. D. WALIKAR (DEAD) BY LEGAL REPRESENTATIVES &ORS.(29th July 1980)
C. C. PADMANABHAN & OTHERS VS. THE DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC INSTRUCTIONS AND OTHERS(30th July 1980)
COL. AVTAR SINGH SEKHON VS. UNION OF INDIA(31st July 1980)
MINERVA MILLS LTD. & ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.(31st July 1980)
July 1 Mizz Nina, Malaysian fashion designer, a host, humanitarian Nelson Cruz, Dominican baseball player Ricky Champ, English actor Shon Seung-mo, South Korean badminton player
July 2 – Brian Drolet, American actor, producer and writer
July 3 Roland Schoeman, South African swimmer Olivia Munn, American actress and model Harbhajan Singh, Indian international cricketer Heath Miller, Australian actor Trae tha Truth, American hip hop artist
July 4 Ivan Babikov, Russian-Canadian cross country skier Kim Chapiron, French film director, screenwriter and actor
July 5 Paul "DJ Pauly D" DelVecchio, American reality TV star Eva Green, French actress and model Zayed Khan, Indian actor and producer Fabián Ríos, Colombian actor and model Jason Wade, American singer and guitarist
July 6 – Pau Gasol, Spanish basketball player
July 7 Marika Domińczyk, Polish American actress Jim McMahon, British politician Gerti Bogdani, Albanian politician Michelle Kwan, American figure skater Dr Malinga, South African record producer and musician
July 8 Robbie Keane, Irish footballer Chetan Anand, Indian badminton player Yang Tae-Young, South Korean gymnast
July 9 – Wil Traval, Australian actor
July 10 Thomas Ian Nicholas, American film actor, singer, musician, producer, director and writer Adam Petty, American race car driver (d. 2000) Jessica Simpson, American singer Jeremy Ray Valdez, American actor James Rolfe, American director, actor and writer Cláudia Leitte, Brazilian singer
July 11 Mathias Boe, Danish badminton player Alvent Yulianto, Indonesian badminton player Justin Willman, American magician, actor, entertainer, comedian, and television personality Tyson Kidd, Canadian wrestler
July 12 Kristen Connolly, American actress Eny Widiowati, Indonesian badminton player
July 13 – Pejman Nouri, Iranian football player
July 15 Reggie Abercrombie, American baseball player Mike Zambidis, Greek kickboxer and martial artist BxB Hulk, Japanese professional wrestler JW-Jones, Canadian blues musician Jasper Pääkkönen, Finnish actor and film producer Julia Perez, Indonesian singer and actress (d. 2017)
July 16 Svetlana Feofanova, Russian pole-vaulter Jang Su-won, South Korean singer Adam Scott, Australian golfer
July 17 Rashid Ramzi, Moroccan-Bahraini athlete Masato Yoshino, Japanese professional wrestler Ryan Miller, American ice hockey goaltender
July 18 – Kristen Bell, American actress
July 19 Yeoh Kay Bin, Malaysian badminton player Michelle Heaton, English singer (Liberty X) Mark Webber, American actor
July 20 Gisele Bündchen, Brazilian supermodel Jin Goo, South Korean actor
July 21 – CC Sabathia, American baseball player
July 22 Tablo, South Korean-Canadian rapper, songwriter, record producer, and author Dirk Kuyt, Dutch footballer Kate Ryan, Belgian singer
July 23 – Michelle Williams, American singer and actress
July 25 – Rebeka Dremelj, Slovenian singer
July 26 – Jacinda Ardern, 40th Prime Minister of New Zealand
July 27 – Nick Nemeth, American professional wrestler
July 29 Rachel Miner, American actress Fernando González, Chilean tennis player
Jul 1 Charles P. Snow, English novelist (Death Under Sail, Strangers and Brothers) and physical chemist, dies at 74
Jul 4 Maurice Grevisse, Belgian grammarian (b. 1895)
Jul 5 Archibald James Potter, Irish composer, dies at 61
Jul 6 Gail Patrick [Margaret Fitzpatrick], American actress (My Man Godfrey, Love Crazy), dies of leukemia at 69
Jul 7 Reginald Gardiner, British actor (The Flying Deuces, The Great Dictator), dies at 77
Jul 9 Vinicius de Moraes, Brazilian poet and lyricist (b. 1913)
Jul 10 Komako Kimura, Japanese suffragette, actress and editor, dies at 92
Jul 11 Bolesław Woytowicz, Polish pianist and composer, dies at 80 Jul 11 Peggy Knudson, actress (April-So This is Hollywood), dies at 57
Jul 12 John W Davis, President (WV State college), dies at 92
Jul 13 Seretse Khama, 1st President of Botswana (1966-80), dies of pancreatic cancer at 59
Jul 14 Felix Berezin, Russian physicist and mathematician (Berezin integral), dies at 49
Jul 15 Eddie Jackson, comedian (Jimmy Durante Show), dies at 84 Jul 15 Henri Martelli, composer, dies at 85
Jul 16 Robert Brackman, American artist, dies at 81
Jul 17 Donald "Red" Barry, American actor (Adventures of Red Ryder, Jesse James' Women), commits suicide at 68 Jul 17 Boris Delaunay, Russian mathematician (b. 1890)
Jul 18 Naoomal Jeoomal, Indian cricketer (3 Tests for India 1932-34, 108 runs), dies at 76
Jul 22 Fred Kaps [Abram PA Bongers], magician (world champ 1955), dies at 54
Jul 23 Sarto Fournier, Mayor of Montreal (b. 1908)
Jul 23 Mollie Steimer, anarchist agitator and American political prisoner (b. 1897)
Jul 5 Actress Raquel Welch (39) weds producer André Weinfeld
Jul 11 Actor Michael Biehn (23) weds actress Carlene Olson (25)
Jul 12 US Senator Elizabeth Warren (31) weds law professor Bruce Mann
Jul 16 Five-time Grammy Award singer Donna Summer (31) weds award winning arranger Bruce Sudano (31) in Los Angeles, California
Jul 24 Tennis star Björn Borg (24) weds tennis player Mariana Simionescu (23) in Bucharest, Romania
Jul 31 Karolyn Englehardt divorces baseball manager Pete Rose (39) after 16 years of marriage
August 1 – Vigdís Finnbogadóttir becomes 4th President of Iceland, the world's first democratically directly elected female president.
August 2 – Strage di Bologna: A terrorist bombing at the Bologna Centrale railway station in Italy kills 85 people and wounds more than 200.
August 7–31 – Lech Wałęsa leads the first of many strikes at the Gdańsk Shipyard in the Polish People's Republic.
August 10 – Hurricane Allen (category 3) pounds southeastern Texas. An annular solar eclipse was visible in Pacific Ocean, and was the 37th solar eclipse of Solar Saros 135.
August 11 - The Tyne and Wear Metro system opens.
August 14 U.S. President Jimmy Carter defeats Senator Edward Kennedy to win renomination, at the 1980 Democratic National Convention in New York City. Dorothy Stratten, the 1980 Playboy Playmate of the Year, is murdered by estranged husband Paul Leslie Snider, who subsequently commits suicide.
August 17 – In Australia, baby Azaria Chamberlain disappears from a campsite at Ayers Rock (Uluru), reportedly taken by a dingo.
August 19 – In one of aviation's worst disasters, 301 people are killed when Saudia Flight 163 catches fire in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
August 31 – Victory of the strike in Gdańsk Shipyard, Poland. The Gdańsk Agreement is signed, opening a way to start the first free (i.e. not state-controlled) trade union in the communist bloc, "Solidarity" (Solidarność).
Received the assent of the Governor on the 12th August, 1980; assent first published in the "Madhya Pradesh Gazette" (Extraordinary) dated the 12th August, 1980. Act further to amend the Madhya Pradesh Civil Courts Act, 1958 Be it enacted by the Madhya Pradesh Legislature in the Thirty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows
1. Short title. - This Act may be called The Madhya Pradesh Civil Courts (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1980
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HASMUKH S/O BHAGWANJI M. PATEL VS. THE STATE OF GUJARAT & ORS.(4th August 1980)
NANHU & ORS. ETC. VS. DELHI ADMINISTRATION & ORS.(5th August 1980)
INDUSTRIAL SUPPLIES PVT. LTD. & ANR VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.(AND VICE VERSA)(7th August 1980)
STATE OF GUJARAT & ORS. VS. LAL SINGH KISHAN SINGH(12th August 1980)
RAFIQ VS. STATE OF U.P.(14th August 1980)
BALDEV RAJ CHADHA VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS.(18th August 1980)
BALESHWAR DASS & ORS. ETC. VS. STATE OF U.P. & ORS. ETC.(19th August 1980)
MANGAT RAI & ANR. VS. KIDAR NATH & ORS.(21st August 1980)
THE COMMISSIONER OF SALES TAX, U.P. VS. BISHAMBER SINGH LAYAQ RAM(26th August 1980)
STATE OF ANDHRA PRADESH VS. P. T. APPAIAH AND ANOTHER(28th August 1980)
MADAN LAL VS. MST. GOPI & ANR.(29th August 1980)
August 2 – Dingdong Dantes, Filipino actor
August 3 Nadia Ali, Pakistani-American singer-songwriter Hannah Simone, British-Canadian actress Dominic Moore, Canadian ice hockey player
August 5 – Wayne Bridge, English footballer
August 6 – Will Pan, American-Taiwanese singer-songwriter and actor
August 8 – Craig Breslow, American baseball pitcher
August 9 Charlie David, Canadian actor Dominic Tabuna, Nauruan politician
August 10 – Pua Magasiva, Samoan actor (d. 2019)
August 11 – Monika Pyrek, Polish pole vaulter
August 12 – Maggie Lawson, American actress
August 14 – Roy Williams, American football player
August 16 Julien Absalon, French mountain biker Vanessa Carlton, American singer
August 17 David Legwand, American ice hockey player Lene Marlin, Norwegian singer and musician
August 18 – Damion Stewart, Jamaican footballer
August 19 Darius Campbell, Scottish singer-songwriter Adrian Lulgjuraj, Albanian singer
August 21 Jon Lajoie, Canadian comedian Paul Menard, American race car driver
August 23 Rex Grossman, American football player Joanne Froggatt, British voice artist
August 24 – Rachael Carpani, Australian actress
August 26 Macaulay Culkin, American actor Chris Pine, American actor
August 27 – Derrick Strait, American football player
August 28 – Debra Lafave, American teacher
August 29 William Levy, Cuban-American actor David West, American basketball player
Aug 1 Strother Martin, American actor (Cool Hand Luke, Slapshot), dies of heart attack at 61 Aug 1 Patrick Depailler, French Formula 1 driver (b. 1944)
Aug 2 Verdun John Scott, cricketer (ten Tests for NZ), dies
Aug 5 Harold Runnels, American politician (b. 1924)
Aug 6 Charles Urbanus, Dutch baseball player, dies at 66
Aug 8 Aga Yahya Khan, Pakistan military/politician, dies at 63 Aug 8 Jacqueline Cochran, US pilot and 1st woman to break sound barrier, dies at 74 Aug 8 Paul Triquet, Canadian military officer, dies at 70
Aug 9 Elliott Nugent, American director and actor, dies at 83 Aug 9 Oleg Grigoryevich Kononenko, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 41 Aug 9 P K "Perker" Lee, cricketer (Australian bowler 1931-33, 2 Tests), dies
Aug 11 Paul Robert, French lexicographer and publisher (b. 1910) Aug 11 Willi Forst, Austrian actor and director (Bel Amis, Operette, Vienna Blood), dies at 77
Aug 14 Dorothy Stratten [Hoogstraten], Canadian playmate (August, 1979), model and actress (Galixina), murdered by estranged husband and manager Paul Snider at 20
Aug 18 Norman Cazden, composer, dies at 65
Aug 19 Otto Frank, father of Anne Frank, dies at 91
Aug 20 Joe Dassin, American singer (b. 1938)
Aug 21 Jack Cheetham, South African cricketer (15 Tests as South African capt, won 7 lost 5), dies at 60
Aug 22 James Smith McDonnell, American aircraft manufacturer, dies of a stroke at 81 Aug 22 Alfred Neubauer, German racing team manager (Mercedes Benz), dies at 89
23 Norman Shelley, English radio actor (Churchill's Speech), dies at 77
Aug 24 Yootha Joyce, British actress (Man About the House, George and Mildred), dies of liver failure at 53
Aug 25 Gower Champion, dancer (Marge & Gower Champion Show), dies at 60
Aug 26 Miliza Korjus, actress (Great Waltz), dies at 71
Aug 26 Rosa Albach-Retty, German actress (b. 1874) Aug 26 Tex Avery, American cartoonist (b. 1908)
Aug 27 Sam Levenson, humorist (Sam Levenson Show), dies at 68 Aug 27 Douglas Kenney, American humorist (co-founded the magazine National Lampoon), dies at 33
Aug 13 Actor James Woods (33) weds costume designer Kathryn Morrison
September 1 – Terry Fox is forced to end his Marathon of Hope run outside of Thunder Bay, Ontario, after finding out that the cancer has spread to his lungs.
September 2 – Ford Europe launches the Escort MK3, a new front-wheel drive hatchback.
September 3 – Zimbabwe breaks diplomatic and consular relations with South Africa, even though it maintains a commercial mission in Johannesburg.
September 5 – The Gotthard Road Tunnel opens in Switzerland as the world's longest highway tunnel at 16.3 kilometres (10.1 mi), stretching from Göschenen to Airolo beneath the Gotthard Pass.
September 11: A referendum on a new constitution is held in Chile. A 67% of the ballots confirm the Constitution. The vote is held without electoral registers, opposition campaign and with electoral fraud.
September 12 – Kenan Evren stages a military coup in Turkey. It stops political gang violence, but begins stronger state violence leading to the execution of many young activists.
September 17 After weeks of strikes at the Lenin Shipyard in Gdańsk, Poland, the nationwide independent trade union Solidarity is established. Former Nicaraguan President Anastasio Somoza Debayle is killed in Asunción, Paraguay.
September 21 – Bülent Ulusu, ex admiral, forms the new government of Turkey (44th government, composed mostly of technocrats).
September 22 The command council of Iraq orders its army to "deliver its fatal blow on Iranian military targets," initiating the Iran–Iraq War. Youth riots in Tallinn, the capital of the Estonian SSR, are quickly put down. Similar riots are organized on 1 October.
September 26 Oktoberfest bombing: 13 people are killed and 211 injured in a right-wing terror attack in Munich (West Germany). The Mariel boatlift officially ends.
September 27 – The Richmond Football Club of Melbourne (Australia) defeats Collingwood by 81 points in the VFL Grand Final. It will be 37 years until they win another, the 2017 AFL Grand Final).
September 29 – The Washington Post publishes Janet Cooke's story of Jimmy, an 8-year-old heroin addict, later proven to be fabricated.
September 30 – Digital Equipment Corporation, Intel and Xerox introduce the DIX standard for Ethernet, which is the first implementation outside of Xerox and the first to support 10 Mbit/s speeds.
The National Security Act of 1980 is an act of the Indian Parliament promulgated on 23 September, 1980 whose purpose is "to provide for preventive detention in certain cases and for matters connected therewith". The act extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.It Contains 18 sections. This act empowers the Central Government and State Governments to detain a person to prevent him/her from acting in any manner prejudicial to the security of India, the relations of India with foreign countries, the maintenance of public order, or the maintenance of supplies and services essential to the community it is necessary so to do. The act also gives power to the governments to detain a foreigner in a view to regulate his presence or expel from the country. The act was passed in 1980 during the Indira Gandhi Government.
Land mark judgements
V. B. RAJU VS. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS(4th September 1980)
REGIONAL TRANSPORT OFFICER CHITTOOR ETC. VS. ASSOCIATED TRANSPORT, MADRAS (P) LTD. & ORS.(5th September 1980)
COMMISSIONER OF WEALTH TAX, LUCKNOW VS. P. K. BANERJEE (DEAD) BY LRS.(9th September 1980)
INDIAN OIL CORPORATION LTD. VS. UNION OF INDIA (10th September 1980)
PRITAM NATH HOON VS. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS(11th September 1980)
STATE OF MAHARASHTRA VS. SK. BANNU AND SHANKAR(12th September 1980)
ANAND SWARUP MAHESH KUMAR VS. THE COMMISSIONER OF SALES TAX(15th September 1980)
S. L. KAPOOR VS. JAGMOHAN & ORS.(18th September 1980)
THE COMMISSIONER OF INCOME TAX, KERALA VS. SMT. P.K. KOCHAMMU AMMA PEROKE(23rd September 1980)
BASANT LAL (DEAD) BY LRS. & ANR. VS. THE STATE OF U.P. AND ANR.(25th September 1980)
MANGALBHAI MOTIRAM PATEL VS. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA & ORS.(26th September 1980)
September 2 Dany Sabourin, French Canadian ice hockey goaltender Gerry Rosenthal, American actor
September 3 Jennie Finch, American softball player Polina Smolova, Belarusian singer
September 4 – Max Greenfield, American actor
September 5 – Kevin Simm, English singer (Liberty X)
September 6 Kerry Katona, English TV presenter and former pop star (Atomic Kitten) Samuel Peter, Nigerian boxer and heavyweight champion Joseph Yobo, Nigerian footballer
September 7 Nigar Jamal, Azerbaijani singer, Eurovision Song Contest 2011 winner Gabriel Milito, Argentine footballer Mark Prior, American baseball player Andriy Kyforenko, Ukrainian ice speed skater
September 8 Eric Hutchinson, American singer-songwriter Neferteri Shepherd, African-American model and actress
September 9 Denise Quiñones, Puerto Rican actress, Miss Universe 2001 Michelle Williams, American actress
September 10 – Mikey Way, British musician (My Chemical Romance)
September 11 – Mike Comrie, Canadian ice hockey player
September 12 Sean Burroughs, American baseball player Yao Ming, Chinese basketball player Hiroyuki Sawano, Japanese composer
September 13 Ben Savage, American actor Daisuke Matsuzaka, Japanese baseball player
September 15 Ben Wolff, American actor (d. 2015) Jolin Tsai, Taiwanese singer Faiz Khaleed, Malaysian astronaut
September 21 Kareena Kapoor, Indian actress Autumn Reeser, American actress
September 24 – Victoria Pendleton, English cyclist
September 25 – T.I., African-American rap artist, film and music producer, actor and author
September 26 – Daniel and Henrik Sedin, Swedish ice hockey players
September 29 Patrick Agyemang, Ghanaian footballer Dallas Green, musician Zachary Levi, American actor and singer
September 30 Martina Hingis, Swiss tennis player Emily Kokal, vocalist, guitarist Arisa Ogasawara, Japanese voice actress Guillermo Rigondeaux, Cuban boxer
Sep 2 William Douglas Denny, composer, dies at 70
Sep 3 Barbara O'Neil, actress (Tower of London, Stella Dallas) Sep 3 Duncan Renaldo, Spanish actor (Cisco Kid, Guns of Fury), dies from lung cancer at 76 Sep 3 Fabian von Schlabendorff, German resistance fighter/judge, dies at 73 Sep 3 Dirch Passer, prolific Danish actor (Going for Broke, Mig og mafiaen), dies of a myocardial infarction at 54
Sep 4 Wolfgang Gentner, German nuclear physicist, dies at 74
Sep 5 Barbara Loden, actress (Ernie Kovacs Show), dies at 48
Sep 8 Bruce Dooland, cricketer (prolific leggie for Notts), dies Sep 8 Jean Piaget, Swiss pioneer developmental psychologist and zoologist, dies at 84 Sep 8 Hermann Claudius, German folk poet (Meister Bertram), dies at 101
Sep 9 John Howard Griffin, American photographer, journalist and author (Black Like Me), dies from complications of diabetes at 60 Sep 9 Harold Clurman, American theatrical producer and director (Deadline at Dawn), dies at 78
Sep 11 Jose Antonio Calcano, composer, dies at 80
Sep 12 Lillian Randolph, actress (Roots, Amos n Andy), dies at 65
Sep 15 Bill Evans, US jazz pianist, dies of a bleeding ulcer at 51
Sep 17 Anastasio Somoza Debayle [Tachito], President of Nicaragua (1967-72 and 1974-79), assassinated in Paraguay at 54 Sep 17 Katherine A Porter, American author (Ship of Fools, Pulit-66), dies at 90
Sep 18 K A Porter, writer, dies at 90
Sep 20 Sanpei Hayashiya, Japanese comedian (b. 1925)
Sep 21 Ernest White, composer, dies at 80
Sep 25 John Bonham, English rock drummer (Led Zeppelin), dies from asphyxiation after heavy alcohol intake at 32 Sep 25 Lewis Milestone, Moldovan film director (b. 1895) Sep 25 Marie Under, Estonian author and poet, dies at 97 Sep 25 Earl Curry, American religious author (b. 1890
Sep 6 81st Prime Minister of UK Theresa May (23) weds investment banker Philip May at the Church of St Mary the Virgin in Wheatley, Oxfordshire.
Sep 5 Lawyer Kathleen St. Johns divorces best-selling author Michael Crichton (37) after nearly 2 years of marriage.
October 1 – In London, Associated Newspapers announces that The Evening News will close and merge with the Evening Standard.
October 3 English rock band The Police release their third studio album, Zenyattà Mondatta. The main-belt asteroid 2404 Antarctica is discovered by Antonín Mrkos at Kleť, South Bohemian Region, Czechoslovakia.
October 5 Elisabeth blast furnace demolished at Bilston Steelworks marking the end of iron and steel production in the Black Country of England. British Leyland launches its new Metro, a three-door entry-level hatchback which is designed as the eventual replacement for the Mini. It gives BL a long-awaited modern competitor for the likes of the Ford Fiesta and Vauxhall Chevette.
October 10 The 7.1 Mw El Asnam earthquake shakes northern Algeria with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme), killing 2,633–5,000 and injuring 8,369–9,000. British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher delivers her famous "The lady's not for turning" speech.
October 14 – The Staggers Rail Act is enacted, deregulating American railroads.
October 15 James Callaghan announces his resignation as leader of the British Labour Party. James Hoskins forces his way into WCPO's television studio in Cincinnati, holding 9 employees hostage for several hours before releasing them and taking his own life.
October 18 – Australian federal election, 1980: Malcolm Fraser's Liberal/National Country Coalition Government is re-elected with a substantially reduced majority, defeating the Labor Party led by Bill Hayden. The Government also loses control of the Senate, with the Australian Democrats winning the balance of power.
October 20 Greece rejoins the NATO military structure. In continuous production since 1962, the last MG MGB roadster rolls off the assembly line at the Abingdon-on-Thames (England) factory, ending production for the MG Cars marque.
October 21 – In Major League Baseball, The Philadelphia Phillies of the National League defeat the Kansas City Royals of the American League, 4–1, in Game Six of the World Series to win the championship.
October 22 – In London, the Thomson Corporation says that The Times and all associated supplements will close in March 1981 if no buyer can be found.
October 25 – Proceedings on the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction conclude at The Hague.
October 27 – Six Provisional Irish Republican Army prisoners in Maze prison in Northern Ireland refuse food and demand status as political prisoners; the hunger strike lasts until December.
October 30 – El Salvador and Honduras sign a peace treaty to put the border dispute fought over in 1969's Football War before the International Court of Justice.
October 31 The Polish government recognizes Solidarity.
The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 an Act of the Parliament of India to provide for the conservation of forests and for matters connected therewith or ancillary or incidental thereto. It was further amended in 1988. This law extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir. It was enacted by Parliament of India to control further deforestation of Forest Areas in India. The act came into force on 25 October 1980.This act was enacted by Parliament of India in 1980.
Land mark judgements
KARBALAI BEGUM VS. MOHD. SAYEED AND ANR.(7th October 1980)
COMMISSIONER OF SALES TAX, GUJARAT VS. UNION MEDICAL AGENCY(8th October 1980)
JODH SINGH VS. UNION OF INDIA & ANR.(9th October 1980)
THE CONTROLLER OF ESTATE DUTY, LUCKNOW VS. ALOKE MITRA (10th October 1980)
SMT. SHALINI SONI ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS. ETC. (24th October 1980)
PRAVEEN ANSARI & ORS VS. STATE TRANSPORT APPELLATE TRIBUNAL, LUCKNOW & ORS (29th October 1980)
October 1 – Sarah Drew, American actress
October 3 – Daniel DeSanto, Canadian actor and voice actor
October 4 Me'Lisa Barber, American athlete Joe Kennedy III, American lawyer Tomáš Rosický, Czech footballer Ben Whishaw, English actor
October 5 James Toseland, English motorcycle racer Ti West, American film director
October 8 Michael Mizanin, American professional wrestler Nick Cannon, African-American actor, comedian, rapper, entrepreneur, record producer and broadcast personality
October 10 Sherine, Egyptian singer Lynn Hung, Hong Kong actress
October 11 Tomokazu Sugita, Japanese voice actor
October 12 Ledley King, English footballer Nadzeya Ostapchuk, Belarusian athlete
October 13 Ashanti, African-American singer Scott Parker, English footballer
October 14 Terrence McGee, American football player Ben Whishaw, English actor
October 15 – Tom Boonen, Belgian cyclist
October 16 Sue Bird, Israeli-American basketball player Timana Tahu, Australian Rugby League player
October 17 Angel Parker, American actress Justin Shenkarow, American actor Yekaterina Gamova, Russian volleyball player
October 18 Erin Dean, American actress Reetinder Singh Sodhi, Indian cricket player
October 19 – José Bautista, Dominican baseball player
October 21 – Kim Kardashian, American socialite and television personality
October 23 – Robert Belushi, American actor
October 24 Monica, African-American singer Casey Wilson, American actress and comedian
October 28 Alan Smith, English footballer Christy Hemme, American professional wrestler
October 29 – Ben Foster, American actor
October 31 – Eddie Kaye Thomas, American actor and comedian
Oct 2 Valentin Varlamov, Russian cosmonaut, dies at 46
Oct 6 Josephine "Hattie" Jacques, British comedy actress (Carry on films, Hancock's Half Hour), dies of a heart attack at 58 Oct 6 Ray Walker, actor (Baby Take a Bow), dies Oct 6 Jean Robic, French cyclist (b. 1921)
Oct 10 William "Billie" Thomas, American actor (Our Gang), dies of a heart attack at 49 Oct 10 Walter Keeton, cricketer (opening bat in 2 Test for Eng 1934-39), dies Oct 10 William "Billie" Thomas, American child actor (Buckwheat- Our Gang), dies of a heart attack at 49
Oct 14 S N Banerjee, cricketer (one Test for India), dies
Oct 15 Mikhail Lavrentyev, Russian physicist and mathematician (b. 1900) Oct 15 Apostolos Nikolaidis, Greek footballer and volleyball player (b. 1896)
Oct 16 Carl PM Romme, Dutch minister of Social Affairs (KVP), dies at 83
Oct 21 Hans Asperger, Austrian pediatrician and eponym of Asperger syndrome, dies at 74
Oct 24 Leonid Georiyevich Ivanov, Russian cosmonaut (Soyuz 33), dies at 30
Oct 25 Virgil Fox, American organist, dies at 68
Oct 26 Marcello Caetano, last Portuguese prime minister of the Estado Novo regime (1968-1974), dies in exile of a heart attack at 74
Oct 27 Steve Peregrin Took, English musician (Tyrannosaurus Rex), dies of a drug overdose at 31 Oct 27 Judy LaMarsh, Canadian politician, author and broadcaster (b. 1924) Oct 27 John Van Vleck, American physicist, mathematician, and Nobel Laureate who pioneered the modern quantum mechanical theory of magnetism, dies at 81
Oct 28 Leon Janney (Ramon), American actor (Charly, Stolen Paradise, Hawk), dies of cancer at 63
Oct 4 "The Princess Bride" actor Chris Sarandon (38) weds model Lisa Cooper
Oct 12 Oscar-winning actor Dustin Hoffman (43) weds businesswoman Lisa Gottsegen (26) in Roxbury, Connecticut
Oct 15 Actor Rod Taylor (50) weds Carol Kikumura
Oct 31 Baptist minister Al Sharpton (26) weds back up singer Kathy Jordan
November – Duration of the Colombo Plan (CESDAP) is extended indefinitely.
November 4 – United States presidential election, 1980: Republican challenger and former Governor Ronald Reagan of California defeats incumbent Democratic President Jimmy Carter to become the 40th President-Elect of the United States, 1 year after the beginning of the Iran hostage crisis.
November 10 – 12 – Voyager program: The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn, when it flies within 77,000 miles (124,000 km) of the planet's cloud-tops and sends the first high resolution images of the world back to scientists on Earth.
November 20 – The Gang of Four trial begins in China.
November 21 A fire at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip kills 85 people. A record number of viewers at this date (for an entertainment program) tune into the U.S. soap opera Dallas to learn who shot lead character J. R. Ewing. The "Who shot J.R.?" event is an international obsession.
November 23 – The 6.9 Mw Irpinia earthquake shakes southern Italy with a maximum Mercalli intensity of X (Extreme), killing 2,483–4,900 and injuring 7,700–8,934.
Received the assent of the President on the 21st November 1980 and first published in Part IV-Section 2 of the Tamil Nadu Government Gazette Extraordinary, dated the 26th November 1980.
An Act further to amend the Land Acquisition Act, 1894, in its application to the State of Tamil Nadu.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Tamil Nadu in the Thirty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows:-
1. Short title, extent and commencement. - (1) This Act may be called the Land Acquisition (Tamil Nadu Amendment) Act, 1980.
(2) It extends to the whole of the State of Tamil Nadu.
Land mark judgements
SHRIMATI SARASWATI DEVI VS. U.P. GOVTERNMENT (4th November 1980)
CHET RAM VASHIST VS. MUNICIPAL CORPORATION OF DELHI & ANR. (5th November 1980)
S S. SHARMA & ORS. VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS. (10th November 1980)
MARU RAM ETC. ETC. VS. UNION OF INDIA & ANR. (11th November 1980)
MAHARAO SAHIB SHRI BHIM SINGHJI VS. UNION OF INDIA (13th November 1980)
CHOWGULE & CO. PVT. LTD. & ANR. VS. UNION OF INDIA & OTHERS(AND VICE VERSA) (25th November 1980)
BRIJ BIHARI LAL AGARWAL VS. HIGH COURT OF MADHYA PRADESH & ORS. (26th November 1980)
November 4 – Sabrina Colie, Jamaican actress
November 5 Luke Hemsworth, Australian actor Christoph Metzelder, German footballer Essaï Altounian, French-Armenian actor, singer-songwriter, keyboardist and music producer
November 6 – Anri Jokhadze, Georgian pop singer
November 7 – Gervasio Deferr, Spanish gymnast
November 9 – Vanessa Lachey, American television personality, fashion model, and beauty queen
November 10 – Calvin Chen, Taiwanese pop singer
November 11 – Willie Parker, American football player
November 12 – Ryan Gosling, Canadian actor and musician
November 13 – Monique Coleman, American actress
November 15 – Kevin Staut, French equestrian
November 16 – Kayte Christensen, American basketball player
November 17 – Isaac Hanson, American musician
November 18 Denny Hamlin, American race car driver Dustin Kensrue, Canadian singer François Duval, Belgian rally driver Junichi Okada, Japanese singer Luke Chadwick, English footballer Mathew Baynton, English actor and writer
November 19 – Adele Silva, English actress and model
November 21 Hank Blalock, American baseball player Hiroyuki Tomita, Japanese gymnast Elaine Yiu, Hong Kong actress
November 22 – David Artell, English footballer
November 23 – Jonathan Papelbon, American baseball player
November 24 – Beth Phoenix, American professional wrestler
November 25 Rowly Dennis, English actor John-Michael Liles, American hockey player Nick Swisher, American baseball player
November 26 – Satoshi Ohno, Japanese singer
November 28 – Lisa Middelhauve, German singer (Xandria)
November 29 Jason Griffith, American actor and voice actor Janina Gavankar, American actress and musician Ilias Kasidiaris, Greek politician
Nov 3 Ludwig Hohl, writer, dies
Nov 4 Elsie MacGill, Canadian aeronautical engineer, 1st female in Canada to get bachelor's degree in electrical engineering, dies at 75
Nov 6 Mary Michael, actress (Biridie-Wonderful John Acton), dies at 77
Nov 7 Steve McQueen, American actor called "The King of Cool" during the 1960s (The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape), dies of cancer at 50
Nov 9 Carmel Myers, American actress (Carmel Myers Show), dies at 79 Nov 9 Victor Sen Yung [Cheung Young], American actor (Across the Pacific, Charlie Chan in Honolulu), dies from accidental asphyxiation at 65
Nov 12 Alexander Nicolaas Voormolen, Dutch composer, dies at 85
Nov 12 Andrei Amalrik, Russian writer/dissident, dies at 42
Nov 12 Haya Victoria van Someren-Downer [Gerarda Victoria Downer], Dutch politician, dies at 54
Nov 16 Imogen Hassall, English actress (Countess of Cleavage-Carry on Loving), suicide at 37 Nov 16 O. V. [Overton Vertis] Wright, American blues singer, dies at 41
Nov 18 Conn Smythe, NHL coach 1927-1931 (b. 1895)
Nov 21 Jim Parks Sr, Kent cricket all-rounder (only Test for England), dies
Nov 22 Herbert Wade, cricketer (South African batsman & captain 1935-36), dies Nov 22 Leonard Barr, comedian (Dean Martin Show, Szysznyk), dies at 77
Nov 11 Novelist Norman Mailer (57) weds Norris Church (31) in Brooklyn, New York
Nov 24 Ronald Reagan Jr marries Doria Palmieri
Nov 27 British playwright (Nobel prize for literature 2005) Harold Pinter (50) marries 2nd wife British writer and historian Antonia Frazer (48)
December 2 – A missionary (Jean Donovan) and three Roman Catholic nuns (Maura Clarke, Ita Ford, Dorothy Kazel), all Americans, are murdered by a military death squad in El Salvador while doing charity work during that country's civil war.
December 8 – English musician John Lennon is murdered by Mark David Chapman outside the Dakota.
December 11 – CERCLA is enacted by the U.S. Congress.
December 14 – Four people are murdered and four others are injured by two armed robbers at Bob's Big Boy on La Cienega Boulevard in Los Angeles, in what is one of the city's most brutal crimes ever.
December 15 – The Academia de la Llingua Asturiana (Academy of the Asturian language) is created.
December 16 – During a summit on the island of Bali, OPEC decides to raise the price of petroleum by 10%.
December 24 – Karl Dönitz, former German naval admiral and last head of state of Nazi Germany dies at his home in Aumühle, West Germany of a heart attack at the age of 89.
THE STATUTE LAW (REPEAL AND MISCELLANEOUS AMENDMENTS) ACT, 1980 Date of Assent: 19th December, 1980 Date of Commencement: 24th December, 1980 An Act of Par1iament to make minor amendment~ to the Statute Law ENACTED by the Parliament of Kenya as follows: 1. This Act may be cited as the Statute Law (Repeal and Miscellaneous Amendments) Act. 1980. Silort title. 2. The several written laws specified in the first column of the Schedule are amended. in relation to the provisions thereof specified in the second column. in the manner specified in the third column. AJIW'4
Land mark judgements
MADURA COATS LIMITED VS. INSPECTOR OF FACTORIES, FIRST CIRCLE, MADURAI & ANR. (2nd December 1980)
MALAK SINGH ETC. VS. STATE OF PUNJAB & HARYANA & ORS (5th December 1980)
RACHAPUDI SUBBA RAO VS. THE ADVOCATE-GENERAL, ANDHRA PRADESH (10th December 1980)
GRINDLAYS BANK LTD. VS. CENTRAL GOVERNMENT INDUSTRIAL TRIBUNAL AND ORS. (12th December 1980)
HARJIT SINGH MANN VS. S. UMRAO SINGH AND OTHERS (14th December 1980)
LALLUBHAI JOGIBHAI PATEL VS. UNION OF INDIA & ORS. (15th December 1980)
SHANKARLAL GYARASILAL DIXIT VS. STATE OF MAHARASHTRA (17th December 1980)
STATE OF BIHAR VS. UMA SHANKAR KETRIWAL & OTHERS (18th December 1980)
KHATRI AND OTHERS VS. STATE OF BIHAR & ORS. (19th December 1980)
December 1 Angelique Bates, American actress, comedian, and rapper Joel A. Sutherland, Canadian author
December 3 Anna Chlumsky, American actress Jenna Dewan, American actress Jim Sorgi, American football player
December 5 Ibrahim Maalouf, Lebanese-born French trumpeter Shizuka Itō, Japanese voice actress
December 6 Steve Lovell, English footballer Kei Yasuda, Japanese singer
December 7 – John Terry, English footballer
December 8 Nick Nevern, British actor and director Lisa Kelly, American truck driver
December 9 Simon Helberg, American actor and comedian Ryder Hesjedal, Canadian professional cyclist
December 10 – Sarah Chang, American violinist
December 13 Satoshi Tsumabuki, Japanese actor Bosco Wong, Hong Kong actor
December 15 Neil McDermott, English actor Sergio Pizzorno, English guitarist and songwriter
December 16 – Axle Whitehead, Australian actor and singer-songwriter
December 18 Baron Vaughn, American actor and comedian Christina Aguilera, American singer
December 19 Marla Sokoloff, American actress Jake Gyllenhaal, American actor
December 20 Ashley Cole, English footballer Chris Edwards, English musician Fitz Hall, English footballer
December 22 Chris Carmack, American actor Matt Parker, Australian author December 23 – Cody Ross, American baseball player
December 25 – Laura Sadler, English actress (d. 2003)
December 27 Elizabeth Rodriguez, American actress Bernard Berrian, American football player Cesaro, Swiss professional wrestler
December 30 – Eliza Dushku, American actress
December 31 – Richie McCaw, New Zealand rugby player
December 2 Jean Donovan, American Roman Catholic missionary (b. 1953) Murder of the Three American Roman Catholic fellow missionaries by Salvadorian military: Maura Clarke (b. 1931) Ita Ford (b. 1940) Dorothy Kazel (b. 1939) Romain Gary, Lithuanian-born writer (b. 1914)
December 3 – Sir Oswald Mosley, British fascist leader (b. 1896)
December 4 Francisco de Sá Carneiro, Portuguese lawyer, 109th Prime Minister of Portugal (b. 1934) Stanisława Walasiewicz, Polish-born runner (b. 1911)
December 7 – Darby Crash, American rock songwriter, singer (b. 1958)
December 8 – John Lennon, English singer-songwriter and guitarist (b. 1940)
December 10 – Patriarch Benedict I of Jerusalem (b. 1892)
December 11 – Dorothy West, American actress (b. 1891)
December 12 Bruno Bartolozzi, Italian composer (b. 1911) Erich Jantsch, Austrian astrophysicist (b. 1929) Severino Montano, Filipino actor, director and playwright (b. 1915)
December 14 – Elston Howard, American baseball player (b. 1929)
December 16 Colonel Sanders, American fast-food entrepreneur (b. 1890) Hellmuth Walter, German engineer and inventor (b. 1900) Peter Collinson, British film director (b. 1936)
December 17 – Chiang Kuei, Chinese novelist (b. 1908)
December 18 Frances Fuller, American actress (b. 1907) Alexei Kosygin, Soviet politician, Premier of the Soviet Union (b. 1904) Sir Albert Margai, 2nd Prime Minister of Sierra Leone (b. 1910)
December 19 Héctor José Cámpora, Argentine Peronist politician, 38th President of Argentina (b. 1909) Professor Longhair, American singer-songwriter and pianist (b. 1918)
December 21 – Marc Connelly, American playwright (b. 1890)
December 23 – Frank Norman, English novelist, playwright and autobiographer (b. 1930)
December 24 Karl Dönitz, German admiral and 4th President of Germany (b. 1891) Heikki Liimatainen, Finnish Olympic athlete (b. 1894) Siggie Nordstrom, American model, actress, entertainer, socialite and lead singer (b. 1893)
December 25 – Victoria Drummond, first woman marine engineer in Britain (b. 1894)
December 28 Alfredo Barrera Vásquez, Mexican anthropologist (b. 1900) Sam Levene, American actor (b. 1905)
December 29 – Tim Hardin, American musician (b. 1941)
December 30 – Giuseppe Carraro, Italian Roman Catholic bishop and venerable (b. 1899)
December 31 Marshall McLuhan, Canadian author and professor (b. 1911) Raoul Walsh, American film director (b. 1887)
Dec 22 Actor Martin Short (30) weds comic actress Nancy Dolman (29)