[Article 244(1)]

Provisions as to the Administration and Control of Scheduled Areas and Scheduled Tribes



1. Interpretation.-In this Schedule, unless the context otherwise requires, the expression "State" * * * .1does not include the [States of Assam .2[,Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram.3.]]]

2. Executive power of a State in Scheduled Areas.-Subject to the provisions of this Schedule, the executive power of a State extends to the Scheduled Areas therein.

3. Report by the Governor * * * .4to the President regarding the administration of Scheduled Areas.-The Governor * * *.

of each State having Scheduled Areas therein shall annually, or whenever so required by the President, make a report to the President regarding the administration of the Scheduled Areas in that State and the executive power of the Union shall extend to the giving of directions to the State as to the administration of the said areas.

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