Centre State Division

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

Centre State Matters.

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Notification

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1The Criminal Law (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 (2 of 2018) Download (381.96 KB) pdf
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 Propety 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, 1982.Download (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 (47.97 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 (29.04 KB) pdf
8The Repatriation of Prisoners Rules, 2004Download (34.78 KB) pdf
9The Vice-Presidents Pension, Housing and Other Facilities Rules, 1999Download (19.61 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 there of.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 13July2016"Download (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 17Feb2016, MHA, New DelhiDownload (935.7 KB) pdf
8NERS-ITSP Tender cancellation document.Download (4.06 KB) pdf
9Delimitation of Council Constituencies Telangan, 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
13Letter 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
23MySecurity 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 Police PersonnelDownload (102.47 KB) pdf
30Report on the evaluation of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Sysytems 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
39National Policy on Older Persons – Annual Plan of Action 2005-06 for implementation More

Organizations

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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 legislations, 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 previous sanction of the President under article 304 (b) of the Constitution; and
    • Regulations for Scheduled Areas for 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 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.
  • Arrangement with State Governments for defending suits in mattes not specifically assigned to other sections.
  • Matter relating to the former rulers of 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.

JUDICAL 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 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.
  • Writ Petitions challenging the validity of the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.
  • Writ 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, 2013.Download (5.04 MB) pdf
2The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2010Download (71.28 KB) pdf
3The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952Download (203.33 KB) pdf
4The Indian Penal Code Act, 1860Download (358.15 KB) pdf
5The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973Download (1.99 MB) pdf
6The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act,2005Download (72.06 KB) pdf
7The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act,2005Download (105.68 KB) pdf
8The 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 Penel 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 Pending

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1Processing of the pending State Legislations for Presidential assent-regDownload (128.62 KB) PDF
2State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 1.12.2015Download (120.62 KB) pdf
3State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.12.2014Download (85.41 KB) pdf
4State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 28.02.2014Download (91.76 KB) pdf
5State Legislations pending with the Central Government from May2012 to March2013Download (384.37 KB) pdf
6State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.04.2012Download (21.6 KB) pdf
7State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.03.2012Download (22.14 KB) pdf
8State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 28.02.2012Download (22.65 KB) pdf
9State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.12.2011Download (40.97 KB) pdf
10State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.08.2011Download (46.42 KB) pdf
11State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.06.2011 Download (42.04 KB) pdf
12State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.04.2011 Download (43.85 KB) pdf
13State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.03.2011Download (41.38 KB) pdf
14State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 28.02.2011Download (40.13 KB) pdf
15State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.01.2011Download (39.77 KB) pdf
16State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.10.2010Download (39.48 KB) pdf
17State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.08.2010Download (36.75 KB) pdf
18State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.07.2010Download (34.94 KB) pdf
19State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.06.2010Download (34.56 KB) pdf
20State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.05.2010Download (38.31 KB) pdf
21State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.03.2010Download (30.65 KB) pdf
22State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 28.02.2010Download (30.2 KB) pdf
23State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.01.2010Download (30.94 KB) pdf
24State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.12.2009Download (41.74 KB) pdf
25State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.11.2009Download (53.14 KB) pdf
26State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.10.2009Download (44.08 KB) pdf
27State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.09.2009Download (31.06 KB) pdf
28State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.08.2009Download (32.39 KB) pdf
29State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.07.2009Download (34.61 KB) pdf
30State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.06.2009Download (42.27 KB) pdf
31State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.05.2009Download (43.25 KB) pdf
32State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.04.2009Download (40.47 KB) pdf
33State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.03.2009Download (38.3 KB) pdf
34State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 28.02.2009Download (38.21 KB) pdf
35State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.01.2009Download (38.11 KB) pdf
36State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.12.2008Download (37.58 KB) pdf
37State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.11.2008Download (38.01 KB) pdf
38State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.10.2008Download (37.93 KB) pdf
39State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.09.2008Download (37.77 KB) pdf
40State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.08.2008Download (38.63 KB) pdf
41State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 31.07.2008Download (33.52 KB) pdf
42State Legislations pending with the Central Government as on 30.6.2008Download (39.71 KB) pdf
43State Legislations pending with the State Government as on 31.5.2008Download (34.48 KB) pdf

State Legislations Cleared

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1State Legislation Bills 1986 to 2014Download (970.22 KB) pdf
2State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during 01.03.2015 to 31.12.2017Download (5.93 MB) PDF
3State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during 01.03.2014 to 31.12.2014 Download (22.96 KB) pdf
4State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during 01.01.1986 to 28.02.2014Download (465.37 KB) pdf
5State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during May2012 to March2013Download (35.32 KB) pdf
6State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during April,2012Download (7.06 KB) pdf
7State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during March,2012Download (7.08 KB) pdf
8State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during Febuary,2012Download (7.39 KB) pdf
9State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during september-Decembrt,2011Download (11.86 KB) pdf
10State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during July-August,2011Download (10.92 KB) pdf
11State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during June,2011Download (10.15 KB) pdf
12State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during April,2011Download (10.44 KB) pdf
13State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during March,2011Download (10.33 KB) pdf
14State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during Febuary,2011Download (9.19 KB) pdf
15State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during January,2011Download (9.15 KB) pdf
16State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during October,2010Download (9.81 KB) pdf
17State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during August,2010 Download (9.78 KB) pdf
18State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during July,2010Download (9.96 KB) pdf
19State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during June,2010Download (9.49 KB) pdf
20State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during May,2010 Download (9.7 KB) pdf
21State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during March,2010Download (9.79 KB) pdf
22State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during Febuary,2010 Download (9.65 KB) pdf
23State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during January,2010Download (13.06 KB) pdf
24State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during December,2009Download (37.57 KB) pdf
25State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during November,2009Download (34.17 KB) pdf
26State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during October,2009Download (228.34 KB) pdf
27State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during September,2009 Download (13.58 KB) pdf
28State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during August,2009Download (14.15 KB) pdf
29State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during July,2009Download (19.47 KB) pdf
30State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during June,2009Download (10.3 KB) pdf
31State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during May,2009Download (9.66 KB) pdf
32State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during April,2009Download (8.77 KB) pdf
33State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during March,2009Download (9.17 KB) pdf
34State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during Febuary,2009Download (9.92 KB) pdf
35State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during January,2009Download (9.89 KB) pdf
36State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during December,2008Download (12.9 KB) pdf
37State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during November,2008Download (9.28 KB) pdf
38State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during October,2008Download (9.26 KB) pdf
39State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during September,2008Download (13.27 KB) pdf
40State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during August,2008Download (9.72 KB) pdf
41State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during July,2008Download (9.98 KB) pdf
42State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during June,2008Download (9.82 KB) pdf
43State Legislations cleared by the Central Government during 1.1.2008 to 31.5.2008Download (17.32 KB) pdf

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