Article 246A Special Provision For Goods And Services Tax

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Article 246A:1 Special provision with respect to goods and services tax (GST)

246A(1): Notwithstanding anything contained in articles 246 and 254, Parliament, and, subject to clause (2), the Legislature of every State, have power to make laws with respect to goods and services tax imposed by the Union or by such State.

246A(2): Parliament has exclusive power to make laws with respect to goods and services tax where the supply of goods, or of services, or both takes place in the course of inter-State trade or commerce.

Explanation:- The provisions of this article, shall, in respect of goods and services tax referred to in clause (5) of article 279A, take effect from the date recommended by the Goods and Services Tax Council.


  1. Inserted by the Constitution (101st Amendment) Act, 2016, s. 2 (w.e.f. 16-9-2016).

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Article 246A of the Indian Constitution Special provision with respect to goods and services tax

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