The Governor of Bihar may, at any time before the appointed day, authorise such expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of the State of Jharkhand as he deems necessary for any period not more than six m nths beginning with the appointed day pending the sanction of such expenditure by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Jharkhand: Provided that the Governor of Jharkhand may, after the appointed day, authorise such further expenditure as he deems necessary from the Consolidated Fund of the State of Jharkhand for any period not extending beyond the said period of six months.
(1) The reports of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India referred to in clause (2) of article 151 relating to the accounts of the existing State of Bihar in respect of any period prior to the appoin ed day shall be submitted to the Governor of each of the successor States of Bihar and Jharkhand who shall cause them to be laid before the Legislature of that State.
(2) The President, after considering the views of the State Legislatures of the successor States, may by order-
(a) Declare any expenditure incurred out of the Consolidated Fund of Bihar on any service in respect of any period prior to the appointed day during the financial year or in respect of any earlier financial year in excess of the amount granted for that service and for that year as disclosed in the reports referred to in sub-section (1) to have been duly authorised; and
(b) Provide for any action to be taken on any matter arising out of the said reports.
The President shall, by order, determine the share of States of Bihar and Jharkhand in the total amount payable to the existing State of Bihar on the recommendation of the Finance Commission constituted under article 280 of the Constitution, in such manner as he thinks fit.
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