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Provisions for Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, Goa and Karnataka

Provisions for Mizoram

Article 371G {Special provision with respect to the State of Mizoram}

  1. No Act of Parliament in respect of religious or social practices of the Mizos, Mizo customary law and procedure, administration of civil and criminal justice involving decisions according to Mizo customary law, ownership and transfer of land, shall apply to the State of Mizoram unless the Legislative Assembly of the State decides so.
  2. The Legislative Assembly of the State of Mizoram shall consist of not less than forty members.

Provisions for Arunachal Pradesh and Goa

Arunachal Pradesh

Article 371H {Special provision with respect to the State of Arunachal Pradesh}

  1. The Governor of Arunachal Pradesh shall have special responsibility with respect to law and order in the state of Arunachal Pradesh and in this, 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 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 had acted in the exercise of his judgment.
  2. If the President on 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.
  3. The Legislative Assembly of the State of Arunachal Pradesh shall consist of not less than thirty members.

Article 371 I {Special provision with respect to the State of Goa}

The Legislative Assembly of the State of Goa shall consist of not less than thirty members.

Provisions for Karnataka

The President may, by order made with respect to the State, provide for any special responsibility of the Governor for:

  1. Establishment of a separate development board for the Hyderabad-Karnataka region with the provision that a report on the working of the board will be placed each year before the State Legislative Assembly.
  2. The equitable allocation of funds for developmental expenditure over the region.
  3. Equitable opportunities and facilities for the people belonging to the region, in matters of public employment, education and vocational training.
  4. An order made may provide for:
  5. Reservation of a proportion of seats in educational and vocational training institutions in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region for students who belong to that region by birth or by domicile, and
  6. Identification of posts or classes of posts under the State Government and in any body or organisation under the control of the State Government in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region and reservation of a proportion of such posts for persons who belong to that region by birth or by domicile and for appointment thereto by direct recruitment or by promotion or in any other manner as may be specified in the order.
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