ARTICLE 371G, 371H, 371I-CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What are the Special provision with respect to the State of Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Goa? Article 371G, 371H and 371I of Constitution of India, 1949

Special provision with respect to the State of Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh and Goa are defined under Article 371G, 371H and 371I of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 371G of Constitution of India "Special provision with respect to the State of Mizoram"

Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution ,-
(a) no Act of President in respect of -
(i) religious or social practices of the Mizos,
(ii) Mizo customary law and procedure,
(iii) administration of civil and criminal justice involving decisions according to Mizo customary law,

(iv) ownership and transfer of land, shall apply to the State of Mizoram unless the Legislative Assembly of the State of Mizoram by a resolution so decides:

Provided that nothing in this clause shall apply to any Central Act in force in the union territory of Mizoram immediately before the commencement of the Constitution (Fifty-third Amendment) Act, 1986;

(b) the Legislative Assembly of the State of Mizoram shall consist of not less than forty members.

Article 371H of Constitution of India "Special provision with respect to the State of Arunachal Pradesh"

Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution ,-

(a) the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh shall have special responsibility with respect to law and order in the State of Arunachal Pradesh and in the discharge of his functions in relation thereto, the Governor shall, after consulting the Council of Ministers, exercise his individual judgment as to the action to be taken:

Provided that if any question arises whether any matter is or is not a matter as respects which the Governor is under this clause required to act in the exercise of his individual judgment, the decision of the Governor in his discretion shall be final, and the validity of anything done by the Governor shall not be called in question on the ground that he ought or ought not to have acted in the exercise of his individual judgment:

Provided further that if the President on receipt of a report from the Governor or otherwise is satisfied that it is no longer necessary for the Governor to have special responsibility with respect to law and order in the State of Arunachal Pradesh, he may by order direct that the Governor shall cease to have such responsibility with effect from such date as may be specified in the order;

(b) the Legislative Assembly of the State of Arunachal Pradesh shall consist of not less than thirty members.

Article 371I of Constitution of India "Special provision with respect to the State of Goa"

Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, the Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa shall consist of not less than thirty members.

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