Section 94 in The Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act 2019

Title: Amendment of section 15 of Act 37 of 1956

Description: On and from the appointed day, in section 15 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, in clause (a), for the words “Jammu and Kashmir” the words “Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union territory of Ladakh” shall be substituted.

Title: Territorial extent of laws

Description: (1) All Central laws in Table-1 of the Fifth Schedule to this Act, on and from the appointed day, shall apply in the manner as provided therein, to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union territory of Ladakh. (2) All other laws in Fifth Schedule, applicable to existing State of Jammu and Kashmir immediately before the appointed day, shall apply in the manner as provided therein, to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and Union territory of Ladakh.

Title: Power to adapt laws

Description: For the purpose of facilitating the application in relation to the successor Union territories, of any law made before the appointed day, as detailed in Fifth Schedule to this Act, the Central Government may, before the expiration of one year from that day, by order, make such adaptations and modifications of the law, whether by way of repeal or amendment, as may be necessary or expedient, and thereupon every such law shall have effect subject to the adaptations and modifications so made until altered, repealed or amended by a competent Legislature or other competent authority.

Title: Power to construe laws

Description: Notwithstanding that no provision or insufficient provision has been made under section 96 for the adaptation of a law made before the appointed day, any court, tribunal or authority, required or empowered to enforce such law may, for the purpose of facilitating its application in relation to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir or Union territory of Ladakh, construe the law in such manner, without affecting the substance, as may be necessary or proper in regard to the matter before the court, tribunal or authority

Title: Power to name authorities etc for exercising statutory functions

Description: The Lieutenant Governor, as respects the concerned territory may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify the authority, officer or person who, on or after the appointed day, shall be competent to exercise such functions exercisable under any law in force on that day as may be mentioned in that notification and such law shall have effect accordingly.