J&K Reorganisation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 promulgated

J&K Reorganisation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 promulgated

The President of India, in exercise of the powers conferred by Article 132 (1) of the Constitution of India has promulgated the J&K Reorganisation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021.

  • Section 2 provides for amendment in the Section 13 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation, Act 2019 as under:

“2. In section 13 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 (hereinafter rederred to as the principal Act), after the words, figures and letter “in article 239A”, the words “or any other article containing reference to elected members of the Legislative Assembly of the State shall be inserted.”

  • In terms of the Section 3 of the said ordinance, the members of the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service and Indian Forest Service for the existing cadre of J&K shall be borne and become a part of the Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories cadre. It further provides that all future allocations of the All India Services Officers for the Union Territory of J&K and Union Territory of Ladakh shall be made to Arunachal Pradesh, Goa, Mizoram and Union Territories cadre.

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