Laws in Jammu and Kashmir

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Statutes

Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir

Department of Law , Justice and Parliamentary affairs

State Laws

Edition 2009

 JK LAW VOLUME I
 JK LAW VOLUME II
 JK LAW VOLUME III
 JK LAW VOLUME IV
 JK LAW VOLUME V
 JK LAW VOLUME VII
 JK LAW VOLUME VIII
 JK LAW VOLUME IX
 JK LAW VOLUME X


List of Official Websites of J&K Govt.

Important documents

Treaty of Amritsar

Constitution Act, 1934

Instrument of Accession of Jammu and Kashmir State

The Constitution (Application to Jammu and Kashmir order, 1950)

Delhi 1952 Agreement

The Constitution (Application To Jammu And Kashmir) Order, 1954. Appendix I 569

The Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir

The Indira Shiekh Pact 1975

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Alphabetical list

Edition 2010

1. Accountability Commission Act 2002 XXXVIII
2. Advocates Welfare Fund Act 1997 XXVI
3. Aerial Ropeways Act 2002 XII
4. Agrarian Reforms Act 1976 XVII
5. Agrarian Reforms (Validating) Act 1997 XXVIII
6. Agriculture Income Tax Act 1962 XXI
7. Agriculturist Relief Act 1983 Svt. I
8. Aid to Agriculturist and Land Improvement Act 1993 Svt. VII
9. Aid to Industries Act 1961 XXII
10. Alienation of Land Act 1995 Svt. V
11. Alienation of Land (validation) Act 1962 XIII
12. Anand Marriage Act 2011 Svt. IX
13. AnatomyAct 1959 XXII
14. Ancient Monuments Preservation Act 1977 Svt. V
15. Animal Diseases (Control) Act 2006 Svt. XV
16. Apartment Ownership Act 1989 I
17. Apostate Inheritance Law, circular no.107
18. Arbitration and Conciliation Act 1997 XXXV
19. Arrests and Detentions (Validating) Act 2006 Svt. I
20. Arya Samajist Marriage Act 1999 Svt. III
21. Ayurvedic and Unani Practitioners Act 1959 XXVI
22. Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University Act 2002 XVI
23. Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Act 2010
24. Bhudhan Yagna Act 1960 XXIV
25. Baltistan Female egress Prohibition Rules 1958 Svt.
26. Bankers Book Evidence Act 1977 Svt. VI
27. Big Landed Estates Abolition Act 2007 Svt. XVII
28. Board of Professional Entrance Examination Act 2002 XXV
29. Board of School Education Act 1975 XXVIII
30. Boilers Act 1991 Svt. IV
31. Brick Klins (Regulation) Act 1990
32. Budhist Polyandrous Marriages Prohibition Act 1998 Svt. II
33.Camping and Mooring Sites Act 2004 Svt. XI
34. Cattle Trespass Act 1977 Svt. VIII
35. Chowkidari Act 1956 XXXVII
36. Christian Marriage and Divorce Act 1957 III
37. Charitable Endowment Act 1989 XIV
38. Cinematography Act 1989 Svt. XXIV
39. Civil Courts Act 1977 Svt. SLVI
40. Civil Services (Decentralization and Recruitment) Act 2010
41. Civil Services (Special Provisions) Act 2010
42. Collection of Statistics Act 1961 XXIII
43. Co-operative Societies Act 1989 X
44. Civil Servants (Removal of Doubts and Declaration of Rights ) 1956 XIV
45. Code of Civil Procedure 1977 Svt. X
46. Code of Criminal Procedure 1989 Svt. XXIII
47. Commission of Inquiry Act 1962 XXIII
48. Common Lands (Regulation) Act 1956 XXIV
49. Consolidation of Holdings Act 1962 V
50. Consumer Protection Act 1987 XVI
51. Contempt of Courts Act 1997
52. Contingency Fund Act 1957 XXIV
53. Contract Act 1977 Svt. IV
54. Control of Building Operations Act 1988 XV
55. Court Fees Act 1977 Svt. VII
56. Court of Wards Act 1977 Svt. LII
57. Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 1993 Svt. I
58. Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 1958
59. Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 1983 X
60. Customs Act 1958
61.Debtors Relief Act 1976 XV
62. Deputy Speakers’s and Deputy Chairman’s (Emolument)Act 1956 XXII
63. Displaced Persons (Permanent Settlement) Act 1971 X
64. Dowry Restraint Act 1960 XXXVI
65. Delegation of Powers Act 1990
66. Delivery of Books and Newspapers (Public Libraries) Act 1961 XIII
67. Deputy Minister’s Salaries and Allowances Act 1957 VI
68. Destruction of Records Act 1977 XII
69. Development Act 1970 XIX
70. Dissolution of Muslim Marriages Act 1999 X
71.  Easements Act 1977 Svt. XIV
72. Education Act 1984 XI
73. Electricity Act 2010
74. Electricity (Duty) Act 1963 XI
75. Electricity (Supply) Repeal Act 2004
76. Employees Provident Fund Act 1961 XV
77. Emergency Relief Act 1960 XIII
78. Entertainment Duty Act 1959 XXVIII
79. Entertainment Tax (Cinematography Shows) Act 1962 XXIII
80. Entry Tax on Goods Act 2000 IV
81. Epidemic Diseases Act 1977 XVI
82. Evacuees (Administration of Property) Act 2006 Svt. VI
83. Evacuees (Administration of Property) (Validation of Orders
84. , Proceedings and Acts) Act, 1958 1958 IV
85. Evidence Act 1977 Svt. XIII
86. Excise Act 1958
87. Extraction of Resin Act 1988
88. F Fatal Accidents Act 1977 Svt. XVII
89. Ferry Boats Control Act 1971 XVIII
90. Fiscal Responsibility and Budget management Act, 2006
91. Fire Force Act 1967 XXII
92. Fisheries Act 1960 Svt.
93. Flood Control Act 1986 Svt. I
94. Flood Plan Zones (Reg and Development) Act 2005
95. Forest Act 1987 Svt. II
96. Forest (Conservation) Act 1997 XXX
97. Forest (Protection) Force Act 2001 VI
98. Forest (Sale of Timber) Act 1987 Svt. III
99. Fruit Nurseries (Licensing) Act 1987 XXII
100. G General Clauses Act 1977 Svt. XX
101. General Sales Tax Act 1962 XX
102. Gift Goods (Unlawful Possession) Act 1963 XL
103. Good Conduct Prisoners (Temporary Release) Act 1978 VII
104. Government Gazette Act 1945 Svt. XII
105. Government Servants (Held in Detention) Act 1956 XV
106. Grant of Permit for Resettlement in (Permanent Return to
107. the State ) Act 1982
108. Guardian and Wards Act 1977 Svt. XIX
109. H Habitual Offenders (Control and Reform) Act 1956 XI
110. Handicrafts (Quality Control) Act 1978 IV
111. Heritage Conservation and Protection Act 2010
112. Highways Act 2007 Svt. XXVII
113. Hindu Adoption and Maintenance Act 1960 II
114. Hindu Disposition of Property Act 1997 Svt. XVI
115. Hindu Inheritance (Removal of Disabilities) Act 1997 Svt. XVIII
116. Hindu Marriage Act 1980 IV
117. Hindu Marriage (validation of Proceedings) Act 1963 XVI
118. Hindu Minority and Guardianship Act 1957 VII
119. Hindu Succession act 1956 XXXVIII
120. Hindu Widows Re-marriage and Property Act 1989 Svt. XXIX
121. Home Guards Acct 2006 Svt. III
122. Homeopathic Practitioners Act 2003 VIII
123. Housing Board Act 1976 VII
124. Houses and Shops Rent Control Act 1966 XXXIV

125. Identification of Prisoners Act 1994 Svt. IV
126. Immovable Properties Requisitioning Orders (Validation) Act 2009 Svt. V
127. Industrial Establishment (National and Festival) Holidays Act 1974
128. Infant Marriages Prevention Act 1985 Svt. I
129. Inspector General of police (Change in Designation) 2001
130. Instrument (Control of Noises) Act 1959 VII
131. Irrigation Act, 1978 X
132. Islamic University of Science and Technology Kashmir Act 2005
133. J Judicial Officers Protection Act 1971 Svt.
134. Juvenile Justice Act 1997 VIII
135. Juvenile Smoking Act 1986 Svt. II
136. K Kacharai Act 2011 Svt. XVIII
137. Kar-i-Sarkar Rules (Repeal) Act 1996 Svt. VIII
138. Kashmir Valley Embankment Act 1992 Svt. VIII
139. Khadi and Village Industries Board Act 1965 XVI
140. Kuth (Repeal) Act 2002 XXXV

141. Ladakh Autonomous Hill development Council Act 1997 XXXI
142. Ladakh Budhists Succession to Property Act 2000 Svt. XVIII
143. Lambardari Act 1972 Svt. X
144. Land Acquisition Act 1990 Svt. X
145. Land Improvement Schemes Act 1972 XXIV
146. Land Revenue Act 1996 Svt. XII
147. Land Revenue (validation of Orders, Proceedings and Acts)
148. Act 1988 XIV
149. Land Revenue (Validation) Act 1998
150. Land Grants Act 1960 XXXVIII
151. Legal Representatives suits Act 1977 Svt. XXII
152. Legal Services Authorities Act 1997 VII
153. Legal Practitioners (Fees) Act 1988 Svt. VII
154. Legislative Assembly Speakers Emoluments Act 1956 IV
155. Legislative Council Chairman’s Emoluments Act 1962 XXVIII
156. Legislature (Prevention of Disqualification)Act 1962 XVI
157. Legislature Proceedings (Protection of Publication) Act 1960 XXXVII
158. Levy of Tolls Act 1995 Svt. VIII
159. Levy of Tolls (Validation) Act 2000
160. Limitation Act 1995 Svt. IX
161. Livestock Improvement Act 1996 Svt. XXIII
162. Local authorities Loans Act 1997 Svt. VI
163. Lunancy Act 1977 Svt. XXV

164. M Majority Act 1977 Svt. XXVI
165. Medical Registration Act 1998 Svt. IV
166. Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 1974
167. Migrant Immovable Propety (Preservation, Protection and
168. Restraint on Sales) Act 1997
169. Migrants (Stay of Proceedings) Act 1997
170. Ministers and Ministers of State Salaries Act 1956 XXII
171. Ministers and Presiding Officers Medical Facilities Act 1975 XXII
172. Motor Spirit (Taxation of Sales) Act 2005 Svt. V
173. Motor Vehicles Taxation Act 1957 XXVI
174. Mulberry Protection Act 2006 Svt. X
175. Municipal Act 2000 XX
176. Municipal Corporation Act 2000 XXI
177. Muslim Dower Act 1977 Svt. XLIV
178. Muslim Marriages Registration Act 1981 XXIII
179. Muslim Personal Law (Shariat) Application Act 2007
180. N Namdha Quality Control Act 2010 Svt. VI
181. National Defence Fund Donation of Immovable (Property
182. Exemption from Stamp Duty and Registration) Act 1963 V
183. Nationalisation of Forest working Act, 1987 1987 VII
184. Natural Calamities Destroyed Areas Improvement Act 2011 Svt. XXXVIII
185. Newspapers (Incitement of offences) Act 1971 Svt.
186. Nursing Homes and Clinical Establishments (Registraion and
187. Licensing) Act 1963 XXXIX
188. Nurses, Midwives and Health Visitors Registration Act 1956 XLI

189. Officials Secrets Act 1977 Svt. XLIII
190. Opium Smoking Act 2011 Svt. XXXVIII
192. Collective Fines Ordinance 1999 Svt. V
193. Drugs (Control) Ordinance 2006 Svt. VI
194. Egress and Internal Movement (Control) Ordinance 2005 Svt. V
195. Enemy Agents Ordinance 2005 Svt. VIII
196. Essential Services (Maintenance) Ordinance 2001 Svt. IX
197. Hoarding and Profiteering Prevention Ordinance 2000 Svt. XIX
198. Realization of Share of Produce Ordinance 2005 Svt. I
199. Police Enhanced Penalties Ordinance 2005 Svt. III
200. Prevention of Corruption Ordinance 2001 Svt. IV
201. Public Servants Transfer of Immovable Property (Restriction)
202. Ordinance 2004 XXX
203. Restoration of Property Ordinance 2004 Svt. XXIX

204. Panchayati Raj Act 1989 IX
205. Partition Act 1977 Svt. XXX
206. Partnership Act 1996 Svt. V
207. Passengers Taxation Act 1963 XII
208. Permanent Residents Certificate (Procedure) Act 1963 XIII
209. Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities , Protection
210. Of Rights and Full Participation) Act 1998
211. Pharmacy Act 2011 Svt. LIII
212. Plant Disease and Pests Act 1973 XIV
213. Plyboard Industries (Acquisition of Shares and of the
214. Undertakings) Act 1987 VI
215. Poisons Act 1977 Svt. XXXIV
216. Police Act 1983 Svt. II
217. Preservation of Specifies Trees Act 1969 V
218. Prevention of Beggary Act 1960 XL
219. Prevention of Black Marketing and Maintenance of
220. Essential Commodities Act 1988 XXV
221. Prevention of Corruption Act 2006 Svt. XIII
222. Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act 1990 Svt. XIII
223. Prevention of Defacement of Property Act 1985 XIX
224. Prevention of Fragmentation of Agricultural Holdings Act 1960 XXV
225. Prevention of State Honour Act 1979 X
226. Prevention of Illicit Traffic in Narcotic Drugs and
227. Psychotropic Substances Act 1988 XXIII
228. Preconception and Prenatal Sex Selection(Prohibition
229. and Regulation) Act 2002
230. Prevention of Ribbon Development Act 2007 Svt. XXVI
231. Prevention of Rum Rasum Act 1997 Svt. I
232. Prevention and Suppression of Sabotages Activities Act 1965 XXII
233. (Prevention of Unfairmeans) Examination Act 1987 XX
234. Prisoners Act 1977 Svt. XXXIII
235. Prisons Act 1977 Svt. XXXI
236. Private Colleges(Regulation and Control) Act 2002
237. Prize Competition Act 1956 XII
238. Probate and Administration Act 1977 Svt. XXIX
239. Probation of Offenders Act 1966 XXXVII
240. Professions, Trades, Callings and Employment Tax (Repeal)
242. Professions, Trades, Callings and Employment Tax
244. Prohibition on Manufacture of Specified Copper Utensils
246. Prohibition of Conversion of Land and Alienation of
247. Orchards Act 1975 VIII
248. Prohibition of Smoking (Cinema and Theatre Halls) Act 2009 Svt. XVIII
249. Prohibition of Smoking and Non-Smokers Health Protection
250. In Public Service Vehicles Act 1997 XX
251. Prohibition of Sale of Meat and liquor in Vaishno Devi
252. And Katra 1989 Svt.
253. Prohibition of Sale of Meat and Liquor in Purmandal and
254. Uttarbani 1968 Svt.
255. Protection of Human Rights Act 1997
256. Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act 2010
257. Provident Fund Act 1998 Svt. XXII
258. Public Gambling Act 1977 Svt. XXVIII
259. Public Men and Public Servants Declaration of Assets and
260. Other Provisions Act 1983 V
261. Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Act 1988 XVII
262. Public Prostitutes Registration Rules 1977 Svt.
263. Public Property (Prevention of Damage) Act 1985 XX
264. Public Safety Act 1978 VI
265. Public Servants (Inquiries) Act 1977 Svt. XXVIII
266.  Ranbir Penal Code 1989 Svt. XII
267. Registration Act 1977 Svt. XXXV
268. Registration (Amendment and Validation of Transfer of
269. Property) Act 1955 VI
270. Registration of Contractors Act 1956 XVI
271. Registration of Deeds (Validation) Act 1956 XXI
272. Registration of Deeds (Validation) Act 2008 Svt. VI
273. Registration of Deeds (Validation) Act 1968 XXXIII
274. Registration of Deeds (Validation) Act 1976 I
275. Registration of Deeds (Validation) Act 1985 IX
276. Registration of Tourist Trade Act 1978 IX
277. Regulation of Accounts Act 2001 Svt. XIV
278. Religious Endowment Act 1977 Svt. L
279. Representation of People Act 1957 IV
280. Requisition and Acquisition of Immovable Property Act 1968 XXXV
281. Reservation Act 2004 XIV
282. Restitution of Mortgaged Property Act 1976 XIV
283. Right of Prior Purchase Act 1993 Svt. II
284. Right to Information Act 2009

285. Saffron Act 2007
286. School Education Act 2002 XXI
287. Self Reliant Cooperative Act 1999 XII
288. Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Act 1988 XVI
289. Shri MataVaishno Devi University Act 1999 XVI
290. Shri Amarnath ji Shrine Act 2000
291. Special Security Group Act 2000 VI
292. Specified Wakafs and Specified Wakafs Properties
293. (Management and Regulation) Act 2004 VIII
294. Standard of Weights and Measures (Enforcement) Act 1997 XXXVII
295. State Agricultural produce and Marketing(Regulation) Act 1997
296. State Board of Technical Education Act 2002
297. State Buildings Act 1976 Svt.
298. State Commission for Backward Classes Act 1997
299. State Commission for Women Act 1999
300. State Finance Commission Act 2006
301. State Forest Corporation Act 1978 XII
302. State Press and Publication Act 1989 Svt. I
303. State Subordinate Services Recruitment Board (Repeal) Act 1987 XVIII
304. State Subordinate Services Recruitment Board Act 1990
305. State Sheep and Sheep Products Development Board Act 1979 IX
306. State Town Planning Act 1963 XX
307. State Village and Town Patrol Act 1959 XXIV
308. Succession Certificate Act 1977 Svt. XXXIX
309. Succession (Property Protection) Act 1977 Svt. XXXVI
310. Suits Valuation Act 1977 Svt. XXXVIII
311. Supersession of Town Area Committees Act 1971 XX
312. Suppression of Indecent Advertisement Act 2003 Svt. IX
313. Tenancy Act 1980 Svt. II
314. Tenancy (Stay of Ejectment Proceedings) Act 1966 XXXIII
315. Town Area Act 2011 Svt. XVII
316. Town Area Committee Sopore (Imposition of Dharat
317. Taxes and Fees Validation) Act 1969 XX
318. Timber (Prohibition on Export and Movement) 1990
319. Transplantation of Human Organs Act 1997
320. Town Area Committee Anantnag (Members Continuance
321. Validation)Act 1971 XX
322. Transfer of Land (Validating) Act 2011 Svt XXVI
323. Transfer of Property Act 1977 Svt. XLII
324. Treasure Trove Act 1954 Svt.
325. Trust Act 1977 Svt. XLI
326.Kashmir and Jammu Universities Act 1969 XXIV
327. Urban Immovable Property Tax (Repeal and Saving) Act 2002
328. Urban Property (Ceiling) Act 1971 XII
329. Usurious Loans Act 1977 Svt. XLVII

330. Vaccination Act 1967 XXI
331. Value Added Tax Act 2005
332. Vegetable Seeds Act 2009 Svt. XII
333. Venereal Diseases Act 2000 Svt. XXI
334. Village Panchayat Act 1958 XXIII
335. Village Panchayat (Extension of Term and Validation) Act 1975 XIV
336. Village Panchayat (Levy of Dharat) Validation Act 2011 Svt. XXVII
337. Village Sanitation Act 1990 Svt. V
338. W Wakafs Act 2001
339. Water Mills (Jandar and Gharat) Act 1989 Svt. XVII
340. Weights and Measures Enforcement Act 1978 XL
341. Water Supply Act 1963 XXI

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