Srinagar: The Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, on Tuesday repealed 12 more laws of the erstwhile Jammu and Kashmir.
The announcement has been made by Ministry of Home Affairs as per its order to be called the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation (Adaptation of Central Laws) Third Order, 2020.
The legislations repealed as whole include:
1) The Jammu and Kashmir Alienation Of Land Act (V of Samvat 1995)
2) The Jammu and Kashmir Big Landed Estates Abolition Act ( XVII Samvat 2007)
3) The Jammu and Kashmir Common Lands (Regulation) Act, 1956 (XXIV of 1956)
4) The Jammu and Kashmir Consolidation Of Holdings Act, 1962 (V of 1962)
5) The Jammu and Kashmir Flood Plain Zones (Regulation and Development) Act (XVII of 2005)
6) The Jammu and Kashmir Land Improvement Schemes Act ( XXIV of 1972)
7) The Jammu and Kashmir Prevention Of Fragmentation Of Agricultural Holdings Act (XXV of 1960)
8) The Jammu and Kashmir Prohibition On Conversion Of Land and Alienation Of Orchards Act (VIII of 1975)
9) The Jammu and Kashmir Right Of Prior Purchase, Act [II of Svt. 1993 (1936 A.D.)]
10) The Jammu and Kashmir Tenancy (Stay Of Ejectment Proceedings) Act (XXXIII Of 1966)
11) The Jammu and Kashmir Utilization Of Lands Act (IX Of Samvat 2010)
12) The Jammu and Kashmir Underground Public Utilities (Acquisition Of Rights Of User In Land) Act (IV Of 2014)
Note: A previous version of this news put the number of repealed laws at 11. The error is regretted.