Article 244 Administration of Scheduled and Tribal Areas

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Article 244: Administration of Scheduled Areas and tribal areas

244(1): The provisions of the Fifth Schedule shall apply to the administration and control of the Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes in any State 1*** other than 2the States of Assam, 3 4Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.

244(2): The provisions of the Sixth Schedule shall apply to the administration of the tribal areas in the States of Assam, 5, 6Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.


  1. The words and letters “specified in Part A and Part B of the First Schedule” omitted by the Constitution (7th Amendment) Act, 1956, s. 29 and Sch. (w.e.f. 1-11-1956).
  2. Substituted by the North Eastern Areas (Reorganisation) Act,1971 (81 of 1971), s. 71, for “the State of Assam” (w.e.f. 21-1-1972).
  3. Substituted by the Constitution (49th Amendment) Act, 1984, s. 2 for “and Meghalaya” (w.e.f. 1-4-1985).
  4. Substituted by the State of Mizoram Act, 1986 (34 of 1986), s. 39, for “Meghalaya and Tripura” (w.e.f. 20-2-1987).
  5. Substituted by the Constitution (49th Amendment) Act, 1984, s. 2, for “and Meghalaya” (w.e.f. 1-4-1985).
  6. Substituted by the State of Mizoram Act, 1986 (34 of 1986), s. 39, for “Meghalaya and Tripura and the Union territory of Mizoram” (w.e.f. 20-2-1987).

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