ARTICLE 262, 263 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is the Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-State rivers or river valleys? What are the Provisions with respect to an inter-State Council? Article 262 and 263 of Constitution of India, 1949

Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-State rivers or river valleys and Provisions with respect to an inter-State Council are defined under Article 262 and 263 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 262 of Constitution of India "Adjudication of disputes relating to waters of inter-State rivers or river valleys"

(1) Parliament may by law provide for the adjudication of any dispute or complaint with respect to the use, distribution or control of the waters of, or in, any inter-State river or river valley.

(2) Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, Parliament may by law provide that neither the Supreme Court nor any other court shall exercise jurisdiction in respect of any such dispute or complaint as is referred to in clause (1).

Article 263 of Constitution of India "Provisions with respect to an inter-State Council"

If any any time it appears to the President that the public interests would be served by the establishment of a Council charged with the duty of-

(a) inquiring into and advising upon disputes which may have arisen between States;

(b) investigating and discussing subjects in which some or all of the States, or the Union and one or more of the States, have a common interest; or

(c) making recommendations upon any such subject and, in particular, recommendations for the better co-ordination of policy and action with respect to that subject, in shall be lawful for the President by order to establish such a Council, and to define the nature of the duties to be performed by it and its organisation and procedure.

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