Indian Penal Code, Criminal Law among 37 Central Laws to be applicable in Jammu and Kashmir1 min read 28 Feb 2020, 10:21 PM IST
The cabinet had approved the order for adaptation of Central Acts in the Union Territory under Section 96 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019
Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 came into force on October 31 last year
NEW DELHI : The Indian Penal Code, 1860, Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, Criminal Procedure Code, 1973, Representation Of People Act, 1950, Census Act 1948 and Prevention Of Corruption Act, 1988, are among the laws which will be applicable to Jammu and Kashmir following Union Cabinet's decision on Wednesday to approve adaptation of central laws under concurrent list to the Union Territory.
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