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Article 370A Constitutional History of Jammu and Kashmir$
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A. G. Noorani

Print publication date: 2011

Print ISBN-13: 9780198074083

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198074083.001.0001

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The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir

The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir

(p.290) Chapter 8 The Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir
Article 370

A.G. Noorani

Oxford University Press

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

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