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Constitutional Amendments 87th, 88th & 89th explained – Indian Polity – Free PDF Download

87th  Amendment 2003, 88th Amendment 2003, 89th Amendment 2003

STATEMENT OF OBJECTS AND REASONS

  • Amendment of article 81. – In article 81 of the Constitution, in clause (3), in the proviso, in clause (ii), for the figures “1991”, the figures “2001” shall be substituted.
  • Amendment of article 82. – In article 82 of the Constitution, in the third proviso, in clause (ii), for the figures “1991”, the figures “2001” shall be substituted.
  • Amendment of article 170. – In article 170 of the Constitution,-
  • (i) in clause (2), in the Explanation, in the proviso, for the figures “1991”, the figures “2001” shall be substituted;
  • (ii) in clause (3), in the Explanation, in the third proviso, for the figures “1991”, the figures “2001” shall be substituted;
  • Amendment of article 330. – In article 330 of the Constitution, in the Explanation, in the proviso, for the figures “1991”, the figures “2001” shall be substituted;
  • The Delimitation Commission in its letter to the Government had stated that in the light of views expressed by various intellectuals including lawyers, political thinkers and other experts, the delimitation, which was being done after a gap of thirty years should not be done on the basis of the out-dated figures of 1991 census .
  • It is also proposed to refix the number of seats reserved for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in the House of the People and the Legislative Assemblies of the States on the basis of the population ascertained at the census for the year 1991.

88th constitution  Amendment

STATEMENT OF OBJECTS AND REASONS

  • 268A. Service tax levied by Union and collected and appropriated by the Union and the States.-(1) Taxes on services shall be levied by the Government of India and such tax shall be collected and appropriated by the Government of India and the States in the manner provided in clause (2).(2) The proceeds in any financial year of any such tax levied in accordance with the provisions of clause (1) shall be-(a) collected by the Government of India and the States;(b) appropriated by the Government of India and the States,

89th  constitution amendments

  • Amendment of article 338. – In article 338 of the Constitution,-
  • for the marginal heading, the following marginal heading shall be substituted, namely:-
  • “National Commission for Scheduled Castes.”;
  • (b) for clauses (1) and (2), the following clauses shall be substituted, namely:-
  • “(1) There shall be a Commission for the Scheduled Castes to be known as the National Commission for the Scheduled Castes.

 

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