Section 19 in The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014

Title: Allocation of sitting members

Description: (1) Every sitting member of the Legislative Assembly of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh elected to fill a seat in that Assembly from a constituency which on the appointed day by virtue of the provisions of section 17 stands allotted, with or without alteration of boundaries, to the State of Telangana shall, on and from that day, cease to be a member of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh and shall be deemed to have been elected to fill a seat in the Legislative Assembly of Telangana from that constituency as so allotted. (2) All other sitting members of the Legislative Assembly of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall continue to be members of the Legislative Assembly of that State and any such sitting member representing a constituency, the extent or the name of which are altered by virtue of the provisions of section 17, shall be deemed to have been elected to the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh by that constituency as so altered. (3) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, the Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shall be deemed to be duly constituted on the appointed day.

Title: Duration of Legislative Assemblies.

Description: The period of five years referred to in clause (1) of article 172 shall, in the case of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Andhra Pradesh and of the Legislative Assembly of the State of Telangana, be deemed to have commenced on the date on which it actually commenced in the case of the Legislative Assembly of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh.

Title: Speaker, Deputy Speaker and rules of procedure.

Description: (1) The person who immediately before the appointed day is the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall continue to be the Speaker of that Assembly on and from that day and the members of that Assembly shall choose from amongst the members of the Assembly, a member to be the Deputy Speaker of that Assembly. (2) As soon as may be after the appointed day, the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall become the Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the successor State of Telangana and until the Speaker is chosen by that Assembly, the duties of the office of the Speaker shall be performed by the Deputy Speaker so appointed. (3) The rules of procedure and conduct of business of the Legislative Assembly of Andhra Pradesh as in force immediately before the appointed day shall, until rules are made under clause (1) of article 208, be the rules of procedure and conduct of business of the Legislative Assembly of Telangana, subject to such modifications and adaptations as may be made therein by the speaker thereof.

Title: Legislative Council for successor States.

Description: (1) There shall be constituted a Legislative Council for each of the successor States consisting of not more than 1[58 members in the Legislative Council of Andhra Pradesh] and 40 members in the Legislative Council of Telangana in accordance with the provisions contained in article 169 of the Constitution. (2) The existing Legislative Council of the State of Andhra Pradesh shall, on and from the appointed day, be deemed to have been constituted as two Legislative Councils of the successor States and the existing members shall be allotted to the Councils as specified in the Fourth Schedule. 1. Subs. by Act 12 of 2015, s. 2, for "50 members in the Legislative Council of Andhra Pradesh" (w.e.f. 29-4-2015).

Title: Provisions as to Legislative Councils.

Description: (1) On and from the appointed day, there shall be 1[58 seats in the Legislative Council of Andhra Pradesh] and 40 seats in the Legislative Council of Telangana, respectively. (2) In the Representation of the People Act, 1950 (43 of 1950),-- (i) in the Third Schedule,-- 2[(a) for the existing entry 1, the following entry shall be substituted, namely:-- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1. Andhra Pradesh 58 20 5 5 20 8;'] (b) after entry 7, the following entry shall be inserted, namely:-- 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 "7A. Telangana 40 14 3 3 14 6"; (ii) in the Fourth Schedule, after the heading "Tamil Nadu" and the entries relating thereunder, the following heading and the entries shall be inserted, namely:-- "TELANGANA 1. Municipal Corporations. 2. Municipalities. 3. Nagar Panchayats. 4. Cantonment Boards. 5. Zila Praja Parishads. 6. Mandal Praja Parishads.". 1. Subs. by s.3, ibid., for "50 seats in the Legislative Council of Andhra Pradesh" (w.e.f. 29-4-2015). 2. Subs. by s.3, ibid., for entry 1 (w.e.f. 29-4-2015)

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