Governor gives concurrence to draft Presidential Order

Governor gives concurrence to draft Presidential Order

SRINAGAR: Governor N N Vohra on Thursday accorded concurrence to the draft Presidential Order, approved by the state government, “which relates to the application of certain Provisions of the Constitution of India, in a modified form, through an Order of President which is issued under Clause 1 of Article 370 of the Constitution of India” an official statement issued here said.
These provisions will enable the extension of the GST framework to the state and will facilitate enacting of the Jammu & Kashmir Goods and Services Tax Act 2017.
“The draft Presidential Order contains safeguards to maintain the special status of Jammu & Kashmir and the Legislative Powers under the Constitution of Jammu & Kashmir,” the statement said.
The Presidential Order will come into force immediately after it receives the assent of the President of India.

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