Article 371 A
- June 26, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPN Topics
Nagaland Governor has expressed concern over the “precarious law and order” situation in the state where armed gangs have challenged the legitimacy of the constitutionally established state government on a daily basis. Added he could no longer abstain from constitutional obligations in the state under Article 371A (1) (b) of the Constitution.
- Article 371A of the Constitution mainly states that no act of Parliament would apply to the state of Nagaland in matter relating to religious or social practices of Nagas, Naga customary law and procedure, administration of civil or criminal justice involving decisions according to Naga customary law and ownership and transfer of land and its resources.
- The Legislative Assembly of Nagaland must pass a resolution for an act to be applicable to the state.
- The governor is given special responsibilities with respect to law and order in the state as well.