Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Act, 2019

Jul 09, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Ministry of Law and Justice on July 09, 2019, has published the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Act, 2019 by amending certain provisions of the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation Act, 2004.

The Act provides for reservation in appointment and promotions in state government posts, and admission to professional institutions for certain reserved categories. It has amended the following provisions: -

1.  Under section 2(o) which defines the persons belonging to socially and educationally backward classes, sub-clause (ii) has been substituted, namely: the persons residing in the area adjoining Actual Line of Control and International Border.

2.   Under section 3(2), the words "Line of Actual Control" has been substituted with the words "Actual Line of Control or International Border".

Whereby the Jammu and Kashmir Reservation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 has been repealed.

[Act No. 9 OF 2019]


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