63. The Constitution (Sixty-third Amendment) Act, 1989—The Constitution (Fifty-ninth
Amendment) Act, 1988 was enacted in March 1988 making certain changes in regard to making a
Proclamation of Emergency in Punjab and to the duration of President’s rule in State. On
reconsideration, the Government decided that the special powers in regard to the Proclamation of
Emergency in Punjab as envisaged in the said amendment is no longer required. Accordingly the
provision to clause (5) of Article 356 and Article 359A of the Constitution have been omitted.
64. The Constitution (Sixty-fourth Amendment) Act, 1990—This Act amends clauses (4) and (5) of
Article 356 of the Constitution with a view to facilitate the extension of the proclamation issued under
clause (1) of Article 356 of the Constitution on 11th May 1987 upto a total period of three years and
six months in relation to the State of Punjab.