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 Thanks to the initiatives taken by the Union Ministry of Law & Justice during the first two years of the present government, the Govt of India repealed a total of 1,175 obsolete and redundant acts which had lost their significance. Four Acts were enacted to effect this: (i) The Repealing and Amending Act, 2015 resulted in repealing 35 such Acts; (ii) The Repealing and Amending (Second) Act, 2015 repealed 90 Acts; (iii) The Appropriation Acts (Repeal) Act, 2016 repealed 756 Acts and (iv) The Repealing and Amending Act, 2016 repealed 294 Acts.