(1) The President may, at any time before the appointed day, authorise by order such expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of the State of Himachal Pradesh as he deems necessary for a period of not more than six months beginning with the appointed day, pending the sanction of such expenditure by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Himachal Pradesh:
Provided that the Governor of Himachal Pradesh may, after the appointed day, authorise by order such further expenditure as he deems necessary from the Consolidated Fund of the State of Himachal Pradesh for any period not extending beyond the said period of six months.
(2) The President or, as the case may be, the Governor of Himachal Pradesh shall make separate orders under sub-section (1) in respect of periods falling in different financial years.
(1) The reports of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India referred to in section 49 of the Government of Union Territories Act, 1963, relating to the accounts of the existing Union territory of Himachal Pradesh in respect of any period prior to the appointed day, shall be submitted to the Governor of Himachal Pradesh who shall cause them to be laid before the Legislative Assembly of the State.
(2) The Governor may, by order,-
(a) Declare any expenditure incurred out of the Consolidated Fund of the existing Union territory of Himachal Pradesh on any service in respect of any period prior to the appointed day during the financial year 1970-71 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 allowances and privileges of the Governor of Himachal Pradesh shall, until provision in that behalf is made by Parliament by law under clause (3) of article 158, be such as the President may, by order, determine.
The President shall, by order, determine the grants-in-aid of the revenues of the State of Himachal Pradesh and the share of that State in the Union duties of excise, estate duty and taxes on income and for that purpose amend thereby the relevant provisions of the Union Duties of Excise (Distribution) Act, 1962, the Additional Duties of Excise (Goods of Special Importance) Act, 1957, the Estate Duty (Distribution) Act, 1962, and the Constitution (Distribution of Revenues) Order,1969, in such manner as he thinks fit.
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