Article 205 of The Indian Constitution Supplementary or Additional Grants

Article 205 of The Indian Constitution

Part 6 of the constitution dedicated to State Government in which Article 202 to Article 207 determines Procedure in Financial Matters for legislation. Where Article 205 has provisions about supplementary, additional, or excess grants.

Article 205: Supplementary, additional or excess grants

205(1): The Governor shall—
(1)(a): if the amount authorised by any law made in accordance with the provisions of article 204 to be expended for a particular service for the current financial year is found to be insufficient for the purposes of that year or when a need has arisen during the current financial year for supplementary or additional expenditure upon some new service not contemplated in the annual financial statement for that year, or


(1)(b): if any money has been spent on any service during a financial year in excess of the amount granted for that service and for that year,
cause to be laid before the House or the Houses of the Legislature of the State another statement showing the estimated amount of that expenditure or cause to be presented to the Legislative Assembly of the State a demand for such excess, as the case may be.


205(2): The provisions of articles 202, 203 and 204 shall have effect in relation to any such statement and expenditure or demand and also to any law to be made authorising the appropriation of moneys out of the Consolidated Fund of the State to meet such expenditure or the grant in respect of such demand as they have effect in relation to the annual financial statement and the expenditure mentioned therein or to a demand for a grant and the law to be made for the authorisation of appropriation of moneys out of the Consolidated Fund of the State to meet such expenditure or grant.

-Text in Constitution

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