RELATIONS BETWEEN THE UNION AND THE STATES
CHAPTER I. LEGISLATIVE RELATIONS
Distribution of Legislative Powers
250. Power of Parliament to legislate with respect to any matter in
the State List if a Proclamation of Emergency is in operation.-
Notwithstanding anything in this Chapter, Parliament shall, while a
Proclamation of Emergency is in operation, have power to make laws for
the whole or any part of the territory of India with respect to any of
the matters enumerated in the State List.
(2) A law made by Parliament which Parliament would not but for the
issue of a Proclamation of Emergency have been competent to make
shall, to the extent of the incompetency, cease to have effect on the
expiration of a period of six months after the Proclamation has ceased
to operate, except as respects things done or omitted to be done
before the expiration of the said period.