Section 48 in The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014

Title: Land and goods.

Description: (1) Subject to the other provisions of this Part, all land and all stores, articles and other goods belonging to the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall,— (a) if within the transferred territory, pass to the State of Telangana; or (b) in any other case, remain the property of the State of Andhra Pradesh: Provided that in case of properties situated outside the existing State of Andhra Pradesh, such properties shall be apportioned between the successor States on the basis of population ratio: Provided further that where the Central Government is of opinion that any goods or class of goods should be distributed among the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, otherwise than according to the situation of the goods, the Central Government may issue such directions as it thinks fit for a just and equitable distribution of the goods and the goods shall pass to the successor States accordingly: Provided also that in case of any dispute relating to the distribution of any goods or class of goods under this sub-section, the Central Government shall endeavour to settle such dispute through mutual agreement arrived at between the Governments of the successor States for that purpose, failing which the Central Government may, on request by any of the Governments of the successor States, after consulting the Governments of the successor States, issue such direction as it may deem fit for the distribution of such goods or class of goods, as the case may be, under this sub-section. (2) Stores held for specific purposes, such as use or utilisation in particular institutions, workshops or undertakings or on particular works under construction, shall pass to the successor States in whose territories such institutions, workshops, undertakings or works are located. (3) Stores relating to the Secretariat and offices of Heads of Departments having jurisdiction over the whole of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall be divided between the successor States on the basis of population ratio. (4) In this section, the expression land includes immovable property of every kind and any rights in or over such property, and the expression goods does not include coins, bank notes and currency notes.

Title: Treasury and bank balances

Description: The total of the cash balances in all treasuries of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh and the credit balances of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh with the Reserve Bank of India, the State Bank of India or any other bank immediately before the appointed day shall be divided between the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on the basis of population ratio: Provided that for the purposes of such division, there shall be no transfer of cash balances from any treasury to any other treasury and the apportionment shall be effected by adjusting the credit balances of the two States in the books of the Reserve Bank of India on the appointed day: Provided further that if the State of Telangana has no account on the appointed day with the Reserve Bank of India, the adjustment shall be made in such manner as the Central Government may, by order, direct.

Title: Arrears of taxes.

Description: The right to recover arrears of the tax or duty on property, including arrears of land revenue, shall belong to the successor State in which the property is situated, and the right to recover arrears of any other tax or duty shall belong to the successor State in whose territories the place of assessment of that tax or duty is included on the appointed day.

Title: Right to recover loans and advances.

Description: (1) The right of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh to recover any loans or advances made before the appointed day to any local body, society, agriculturist or other person in an area within that State shall belong to the successor State in which that area is included on that day. (2) The right of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh to recover any loans or advances made before the appointed day to any person or institution outside that State shall belong to the State of Andhra Pradesh: Provided that any sum recovered in respect of any such loan or advance shall be divided between the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana on the basis of population ratio

Title: Investments and credits in certain funds.

Description: (1) The securities held in respect of the investments made from Cash Balances Investment Account or from any Fund in the Public Account of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh as specified in the Seventh Schedule shall be apportioned on the basis of population ratio of the successor States: Provided that the securities held in investments made from the Calamity Relief Fund of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall be divided in the ratio of the area of the territories occupied by the successor States. (2) The investments of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh immediately before the appointed day in any special fund, the objects of which are confined to a local area, shall belong to the State in which that area is included on the appointed day: Provided that the investments in such special funds on multiple entities situated in different parts of the existing State, and such parts fall within the territories of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, shall be apportioned between the successor States on the basis of population ratio. (3) The investments of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh immediately before the appointed day in any private, commercial or industrial undertaking, the objects of which are confined to a local area, shall belong to the successor State in which such area is included on the appointed day: Provided that investments in such entities, having multiple units situated in different parts of the existing State, and such parts fall within the territories of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, shall be apportioned between the successor States on the basis of population ratio. (4) Where any body corporate constituted under a Central Act, State Act or Provincial Act for the existing State of Andhra Pradesh or any part thereof has, by virtue of the provisions of Part II, become an inter-State body corporate, the investments in, or loans or advances to, any such body corporate by the existing State of Andhra Pradesh made before the appointed day shall, save as otherwise expressly provided by or under this Act, be divided between the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana in the same proportion in which the assets of the body corporate are divided under the provisions of this Par

PART 6 APPORTIONMENT OF ASSETS AND LIABILITIES