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The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir

A.G. Noorani

in Article 370

Published in print July 2011 | ISBN: 9780198074083
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080786 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.003.0009
The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir

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This chapter presents the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir. The text includes the preamble, preliminary, definitions, the relationship of the state with the Union of India, the territory of the state, the extent of its executive and legislative power, permanent residents, construction of references to state subjects in existing laws, the Sadar–i–Riyasat as the head of state, election and recognition, term and conditions of office, the Council of Ministers, provision relating to Pakistan occupied territory, the breakdown of constitutional machinery, the flag and official language of the state, and the amendment of the Constitution. A brief second section of this chapter defines the state subject.

Keywords: Jammu and Kashmir; Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir; permanent residents; state subject; Sadar–i–Riyasat; Council of Ministers; constitutional machinery; Union of India; Pakistan

Chapter.  3837 words. 

Subjects: Indian Politics

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