Centre State Division

Centre-State Matters: The Division deals with Centre-State relations, including working of the constitutional provisions governing such relations, the appointment of Governors, the creation of new States, nominations to Rajya Sabha/Lok Sabha, Inter-State boundary disputes, over-seeing the crime situation in States, the imposition of President's Rule.

Centre-State Matters.

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Organizational Structure

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Notification

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1The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 (2 of 2018)
2Notification regarding the Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Amendment Act, 2014Download (43.28 KB) pdf
3S.O.s 827(E),828(E) and 829(E) dated 14-09-2000Download (29.24 KB) PDF
4Notification of Change of name of Orissa to OdishaDownload (179.96 KB) pdf

Acts

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1Amendment to the Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act 1984 by the prevention of Damage to Public Property Act(Amendment) Bill, 2015.Download (1.04 MB) pdf
2The Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Amendment Act, 2014Download (75.73 KB) pdf
3Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Amendment Act, 2014Download (28.51 KB) pdf
4S.O.655(E) New State of Andhra Pradesh.Download (225.99 KB) pdf
5CorrigendaDownload (790.64 KB) pdf
6Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014Download (205.44 KB) pdf
7Bihar Reorganisation Act 2000Download (737.01 KB) PDF
8Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000Download (679.91 KB) PDF
9Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000Download (795.64 KB) PDF
10The Orissa(Alteration of Name) Act, 2011Download (362.44 KB) pdf
11The Constitution(Ninety-Sixth Amendment) Act, 2011Download (180.36 KB) pdf
12The Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1982Download (78.95 KB) pdf
13The Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998Download (35.4 KB) pdf
14The Presidents (Emoluments and) Pension Act, 1951Download (18.57 KB) pdf
15The Prisons Act, 1894Download (61.33 KB) pdf
16The Repatriation of Prisoners Act, 2003Download (55.64 KB) pdf
17The Salaries & Allowances of Ministers Act, 1952Download (16.62 KB) pdf
18The Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984Download (41.95 KB) pdf
19The Transfer of Prisoners Act, 1950Download (13.63 KB) pdf
20The Vice Presidents Pension Act, 1997 Download (17.7 KB) pdf
21The Bombay Reorganisation Act, 1960Download (386.57 KB) pdf
22The State Reorganisation Act, 1956Download (396.53 KB) pdf
23The Governors (Emoluments, Allowances and Privileges) Act, 1982Download (1.44 MB) pdf
24The President's (Emoluments and) Pension Act, 1951Download (798.17 KB) pdf
25The Vice-President's Pension Act, 1997Download (779.09 KB) pdf

Rules

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1Governors (Allowances and Privileges) Amendment Rules, 2015 Download (999.09 KB) pdf
2Governors (Allowances and Privileges) Amendment Rules, 2014Download (147.77 KB) pdf
3The Lotteries (Regulation) Rules, 2010Download (710.83 KB) pdf
4The Governors (Allowances and Privileges) Rules, 1987Download (101.05 KB) pdf
5The Ministers (Allowances, Medical Treatment and other Privileges) Rules, 1957Download (66.3 KB) pdf
6The Ministers Residences Rules, 1962Download (19.56 KB) pdf
7The Presidents Pensions Rules, 1962Download (41.44 KB) pdf
8The Repatriation of Prisoners Rules, 2004Download (34.78 KB) pdf
9The Vice-Presidents Pension, Housing and Other Facilities Rules, 1999Download (30.87 KB) pdf

Advisories

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PRISON REFORMS

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ANTI TRAFFICKING CELL

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CIRCULARS RELATING TO FORMER GOVERNORS

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1D.O. No. 7/34/2011-M&G dated 18.03.2013.Download (50.15 KB) pdf
2No. S-11014/1/2010-Pt FI/CGHS(P) dated 11.06.2013.Download (43.9 KB) pdf
3No. H.11014/1/2010-CGHS(P) dated 08.02.2013.Download (42.78 KB) pdf
4No. S-12019/1/75-CGHS dated 09.12.1976.Download (102.12 KB) pdf

OTHERS

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1Identification of illegal migrants and monitoring thereof.Download (14.25 KB) PDF
2Central Victim compensation Fund Scheme(CVCF) Guidelines-Regarding.Download (3.14 MB) PDF
3Central Victim compensation Fund Scheme(CVCF) Guidelines-Regarding.Download (622.72 KB) PDF
4Revised Central Victim compensation Fund Scheme(CVCF) Guidelines Dated 13 July 2016Download (1.38 MB) PDF
5Status of Criminal Cases Pending against Sitting MPs/MLAs/MLCsDownload (3.32 MB) pdf
6Presentation by companies on Cyber Crime and Cyber Security issuesDownload (471.12 KB) pdf
7Workshop on NERS on 17 Feb 2016, MHA, New DelhiDownload (935.7 KB) pdf
8NERS-ITSP Tender cancellation document.Download (4.06 KB) pdf
9Delimitation of Council Constituencies Telangana, order 2015.Download (39.58 KB) PDF
10Central Victim Compensation Fund Scheme (CVCF) Guidelines.Download (1.26 MB) pdf
11Advisory on no discrimination in compulsory registration of FIRs.Download (905.14 KB) pdf
12Pre Bid Query response related to NERS PMC RFP projectDownload (190.87 KB) pdf
13The Letter related to Guidelines & MOU for Nationwide Emergency Response System(NERS).Download (425.09 KB) pdf
14Request for Proposal for “Selection of Project Management Consultants for Monitoring of NERS-ITSP and CAD-SP”.Download (157.32 KB) pdf
15NERS Bid extension NoticeDownload (3.68 KB) pdf
16Nationwide Emergency Response System(NERS) GuidelinesDownload (273.39 KB) pdf
17MoU on National Emergency Response System Between Centre and State/UT GovernmentDownload (21.6 KB) pdf
18Competition for designing logos for Crime & Criminal Tracking Network and Systems(CCTNS) and National Emergency Response Scheme(NERS).Download (76.1 KB) pdf
19Tender for Selection of IT Service Provider for Emergency Response System of MHA under Nirbhaya.Download (1.92 MB) pdf
20CCTNS Core Application Software (CAS) ver 4.1 has been released to States/UTs. Nodal Officers can download the applicationDownload (35.7 KB) pdf
21Advt for Chief Architect Technology and Security Manager under Digital India Programme of MHA.Download (452.66 KB) pdf
22Meeting convened by Home Secretary.Download (438.74 KB) pdf
23My Security Platform-Deployment of Security applications.Download (49.45 KB) pdf
24Report of the Expert Committee to Study the Alternatives for a New Capital for the State of Andhra PradeshDownload (14.62 MB) pdf
25Determination of cadre strength of Telangana and Andhra PradeshDownload (744.78 KB) PDF
26Acknowledging public responses regarding the new capital for the successor State of Andhra Pradesh.Download (55.35 KB) pdf
27Constitution of the CommitteeDownload (213.44 KB) pdf
28Data on Crimes against Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes for the years 2010-2012Download (280 KB) pdf
29NHRC data on SC.ST Complaints and data on action taken against the Police PersonnelDownload (102.47 KB) pdf
30Report on the evaluation of the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project.Download (6.09 MB) pdf
31Suggestion for Safety of Women and Vulnerable Society-Publication of Expression of Interest.Download (145.02 KB) pdf
32Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act 2013.Download (67.63 KB) pdf
33The Code of conduct for MinistersDownload (62.19 KB) pdf
34Law and OrderMore
35List of Governors Download (28.96 KB) pdf
36List of nominated Members to Rajya Sabha & Lok SabhaMore
37Article 371(2) of the ConstitutionMore
38Article 371 D of the ConstitutionMore

Organizations

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1National Crime Records Bureau.More
2Inter-State Council Secretariat.More
3Zonal Council Secretariat.More

Judicial Matters

Judicial Matters: Judicial Matter legislative aspects of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), Code of Criminal Procedure (Cr.P.C.) and also the Commission of Inquiry Act. It also handles matters relating to State legislation, which require the assent of the President under the Constitution, political pension to erstwhile rulers before independence, Mercy Petitions under Article 72 of the Constitution

Judicial and Political Pensions and other residual matters of erstwhile Pol.III Section:-

  • Bills and Cabinet Notes sponsored by other Ministries/Departments for comments of the Ministry of Home Affairs.
  • State Legislative proposals of the following nature:-
    • Bills for consideration of the President under article 201 of the Constitution;
    • Ordinances for instructions of the President under article 213(1) of the Constitution;
    • Bills for the previous sanction of the President under article 304 (b) of the Constitution; and
    • Regulations for Scheduled Areas for the assent of the President under sub-paragraph 5(4) of the Fifth Schedule to the Constitution.
  • Legislative aspects of Commission of Inquiry Act- Amendment of the Act and Rules thereunder;
  • Coordination of Court cases (including summons, judgement etc.) pertaining to matters not specifically assigned to other sections in the Ministry of Home Affairs – forwarding the same to the concerned Ministries/Departments/State Governments. Also coordination of Legal Notices under section 80CPC and summons from courts pertaining to matters not specially assigned to other sections in the MHA including monitoring replies to legal notices u/s 80 CPC etc.
  • The Arrangement with State Governments for defending suits in matters not specifically assigned to other sections.
  • Matter relating to the former rulers of the Indian States and their families arising out of the abolition of privy purse and privileges.
  • Political Pensions.
  • The State Legislations are required to be examined from three angles viz.
    • (i) repugnancy with Central Laws
    • (ii) deviation from National or Central Policy and
    • (iii) legal and Constitutional validity.
      Policy issues involved in the State Legislations are to be sorted out in consultation with the concerned Ministries/Departments as well as State Government. Hence, no time-frame can be fixed in this regard.

JUDICIAL CELL

  • All matters connected with legislative aspects of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, as amended from time to time, other than the implementation of its provisions.
  • All matters connected with the legislative aspects of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, as amended from time to time other than those
    • which are primarily the concern of other Divisions in the Ministry; and
    • which relate to the implementation of its provisions, i.e. crimes committee under various provisions.
  • Mercy petitions submitted under Article 72 of the Constitution of India for grant pardons, reprieves, respites or remissions of punishment or to suspend, remit or commute the sentence of any person convicted of any offence.
  • Requests for sanction for prosecution under Section 188 Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. (and not under Section 197 Cr.P.C.) other than those from the Central Bureau of Investigation and Foreign Governments.
  • Requests for permission for withdrawal of cases under Section 321 Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 other than those investigated by the Central Bureau of Investigation or launched under Defence of India Rules or Defence of India Security Rules.
  • Write Petitions challenging the validity of the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
  • Write Petitions challenging the validity of the provisions of the Indian Penal Code other than those which are primarily the concern of other Divisions/ Departments.
  • Examination of Penal provisions in the Central and State Legislations

Acts

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1The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018Download (1.57 MB) pdf
2The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013.Download (5.04 MB) pdf
3The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2010Download (71.28 KB) pdf
4The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952Download (203.33 KB) pdf
5The Indian Penal Code Act, 1860Download (358.15 KB) pdf
6The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973Download (1.99 MB) pdf
7The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2005Download (72.06 KB) pdf
8The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act,2005Download (105.68 KB) pdf
9The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2008Download (2.96 MB) pdf

Rules

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1The Commissions of Inquiry (Central) Rules,1972Download (23.62 KB) pdf

Advisory

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1Advisory on measures to be taken by States UTs to curb of misuse of section 498-A of the Indian Penal Code-regardingDownload (22.05 KB) pdf
2Misuse of Section 498A of IPC- regardingDownload (117.98 KB) PDF
3Advisory on measures to be taken by States UTs to curb of misuse of section 498A of IPC-regardingDownload (75.81 KB) pdf

State Legislations Cleared

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1List of State Legislation finalized from 01.06.2018 to 30.09.2018Download (23.55 KB) pdf
2 List of State Legislation finalized from 01.06.2017Download (128.89 KB) pdf
3State Legislation Bills 1986 to 2014Download (970.22 KB) pdf
4State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during 01.03.2015 to 31.12.2017Download (5.93 MB) PDF
5State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during 01.03.2014 to 31.12.2014 Download (22.96 KB) pdf
6State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during 01.01.1986 to 28.02.2014Download (465.37 KB) pdf
7State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during May 2012 to March 2013Download (35.32 KB) pdf
8State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during April 2012Download (7.06 KB) pdf
9State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during March 2012Download (7.08 KB) pdf
10State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during Febuary 2012Download (7.39 KB) pdf
11State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during september-Decembrt 2011Download (11.86 KB) pdf
12State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during July-August 2011Download (10.92 KB) pdf
13State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during June 2011Download (10.15 KB) pdf
14State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during April 2011Download (10.44 KB) pdf
15State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during March 2011Download (10.33 KB) pdf
16State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during Febuary 2011Download (9.19 KB) pdf
17State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during January 2011Download (9.15 KB) pdf
18State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during October 2010Download (9.81 KB) pdf
19State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during August 2010 Download (9.78 KB) pdf
20State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during July 2010Download (9.96 KB) pdf
21State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during June 2010Download (9.49 KB) pdf
22State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during May 2010 Download (9.7 KB) pdf
23State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during March 2010Download (9.79 KB) pdf
24State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during Febuary 2010 Download (9.65 KB) pdf
25State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during January 2010Download (13.06 KB) pdf
26State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during December 2009Download (37.57 KB) pdf
27State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during November 2009Download (34.17 KB) pdf
28State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during October 2009Download (228.34 KB) pdf
29State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during September 2009 Download (13.58 KB) pdf
30State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during August 2009Download (14.15 KB) pdf
31State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during July 2009Download (19.47 KB) pdf
32State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during June 2009Download (10.3 KB) pdf
33State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during May 2009Download (9.66 KB) pdf
34State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during April 2009Download (8.77 KB) pdf
35State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during March 2009Download (9.17 KB) pdf
36State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during Febuary 2009Download (9.92 KB) pdf
37State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during January 2009Download (9.89 KB) pdf
38State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during December 2008Download (12.9 KB) pdf
39State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during November 2008Download (9.28 KB) pdf
40State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during October 2008Download (9.26 KB) pdf
41State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during September 2008Download (13.27 KB) pdf
42State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during August 2008Download (9.72 KB) pdf
43State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during July 2008Download (9.98 KB) pdf
44State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during June 2008Download (9.82 KB) pdf
45State Legislation cleared by the Central Government during 1.1.2008 to 31.5.2008Download (17.32 KB) pdf

Other Links

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