GoI Corrects 64 Errors In Adaptation Of State Law Orders in J&K


Srinagar: The Union Home Ministry has issued a notification to correct 64 errors in amendments carried out by it post-reorganisation of erstwhile state of Jammu and Kashmir in the laws enacted by the J&K legislature.

In a notification, the MHA has issued a corrigendum to correct mistakes in four orders issued by it under section 96 of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, which empowered it amend/ repeal the laws made applicable to Jammu and Kashmir Union Territory and Ladakh Union Territory.

Under section 96 of the Reorganisation law, the Centre was empowered to amend/ repeal laws which were made applicable to J&K UT through Reorganisation Act.

The Centre was vested with these powers for a period of one year, starting from October 31, 2019.

According to the notification, 11 mistakes have been corrected in Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (adapation of state laws order) 2020 which was issued and 21 in adaptation of state Laws) Third Order, 2020 unveiled on October 5, 2021.

Five such mistakes and deficiencies were rectified in Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Fourth Order, 2020 and 27 in Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of State Laws) Fourth Order, 2020.

In September 2019, the Centre had also corrected 52 mistakes in Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act. (KNO)

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