Article 258A Power of The States To Entrust Functions To The Union

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Article 258A:1 Power of the States to entrust functions to the Union

Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution, the Governor of a State may, with the consent of the Government of India, entrust either conditionally or unconditionally to that Government or to its officers functions in relation to any matter to which the executive power of the State extends.


  1. Inserted by the 7th Constitution Amendment Act, 1956, s. 18 (w.e.f. 1-11-1956).

Article 259: [Armed Forces in States in Part B of the First Schedule.]—Omitted by the Constitution (Seventh Amendment) Act, 1956, s. 29 and Sch.(w.e.f. 1-11-1956).

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Article 258A Power of the States to entrust functions to the Union

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