J & K

JK govt seeks Presidential Order to implement GST

July 07, 2017 05:44 PM
J&K Governor NN Vohra

Srinagar (PKB), July 7: Governor N.N. Vohra has recorded 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.

       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 Presidential Order will come into force immediately after it receives the assent of the President of India. 

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