SectionsParticulars
Part IPreliminary
1Short title
This act may be called the Andhra Pradesh reorganization act, 2014....
2Definitions
In this act, unless the context otherwise requires,—a.     “appointed day” means the day which the central government may, by notification in the official gaz...
Part IIReorganisation of the State of Andhra Pradesh
3Formation of Telangana State
On and from the appointed day, there shall be formed a new State to be known as the State of Telangana comprising the following territories of the existing St...
4State of Andhra Pradesh and territorial divisions thereof
On and from the appointed day, the State of Andhra Pradesh shall comprise the territories of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh other than those specified i...
5Hyderabad to be common capital for States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh
1.     On and from the appointed day, Hyderabad in the existing State of Andhra Pradesh, shall be the common capital of the State of Telangana and the State o...
6Expert Committee for setting up of a capital for Andhra Pradesh
The Central Government shall constitute an expert committee to study various alternatives regarding the new capital for the successor State of Andhra Pradesh ...
7Governor of existing State of Andhra Pradesh to be common Governor
On and from the appointed day, the Governor of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall be the Governor for both the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and ...
8Responsibility of Governor to protect residents of common capital of Hyderabad
1.     On and from the appointed day, for the purposes of administration of the common capital area, the Governor shall have special responsibility for the se...
9Assistance of police forces from Central Government to successor States, etc.
. 1.     The Central Government shall assist the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana to raise additional police forces. 2.     The Central Gover...
10Amendment of First Schedule to Constitution
On and from the appointed day, in the First Schedule to the Constitution, under the heading “I. THE STATES’’,––(a) in the paragraph relating to the territories...
11Saving powers of State Governments
Nothing in the foregoing provisions of this Part shall be deemed to affect the power of the Government of Andhra Pradesh or the Government of Telangana to alt...
Part IIIRepresentation in The Legislatures
The Council of States
12Amendment of Fourth Schedule to Constitution
On and from the appointed day, in the Fourth Schedule to the Constitution, in the Table,—a.     in entry 1, for the figures “18”, the figures “11” shall be su...
13Allocation of sitting members
1.    On and from the appointed day, eighteen sitting members of the Council of States representing the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall be deemed to ha...
14Representation in House of the People
On and from the appointed day, there shall be allocated 25 seats to the successor State of Andhra Pradesh, and 17 seats to the successor State of Telangana, i...
15Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies
1.     On and from the appointed day, the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituencies Order, 2008, shall stand amended as directed in the Second...
16Provision as to sitting members
1.     Every sitting member of the House of the People representing a constituency which, on the appointed day by virtue of the provisions of section 14, stan...
The Legislative Assembly
17Provisions as to Legislative Assemblies
1.     Subject to the provisions of sub-section (2), the number of seats in the Legislative Assemblies of the States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, on and ...
18Representation of Anglo-Indian community
Notwithstanding anything in sub-section (1) the Governor of the State may nominate one member each to the Legislative Assemblies of the successor States to gi...
19Allocation of sitting members
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 wh...
20Duration of Legislative Assemblies
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 Leg...
21Speaker, Deputy Speaker and rules of procedure
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 t...
The Legislative Councils
22Legislative Council for successor States
1.     There shall be constituted a Legislative Council for each of the successor States consisting of not more than 50 members in the Legislative Council of ...
23Provisions as To Legislative Councils
1.     On and from the appointed day, there shall be 50 seats in the Legislative Council of Andhra Pradesh and 40 seats in the Legislative Council of Telangan...
24Amendment of Delimitation of Council Constituencies Order
1.     On and from the appointed day, the Delimitation of Council Constituencies (Andhra Pradesh) Order, 2006 shall stand amended as directed in Part I of the...
25Chairman, Deputy Chairman and rules of procedure
1.     The person who immediately before the appointed day is the Chairman of the Legislative Council of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall continue t...
Delimitation of constituencies
26Delimitation of Constituencies
1.     Subject to the provisions contained in article 170 of the Constitution and without prejudice to section 15 of this Act, the number of seats in the Legi...
27Power of Election Commission to maintain Delimitation Orders up-to date
1.     The Election Commission may, from time to time, by notification in the Official Gazette,—a.     correct any printing mistakes in any order made under ...
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
28Amendment of Scheduled Castes Order
On and from the appointed day, the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 shall stand amended as directed in the Fifth Schedule to this Act....
29Amendment of Scheduled Tribes Order
On and from the appointed day, the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950, shall stand amended as directed in the Sixth Schedule to this Act. ...
Part IVHigh Court
30High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad to be common High Court till establishment of High Court of Andhra Pradesh
1.     On and from the appointed day,––a.     the High Court of Judicature at Hyderabad shall be the common High Court for the State of Telangana and the Sta...
31High Court of Andhra Pradesh
1.     Subject to the provisions of section 30, there shall be a separate High Court for the State of Andhra Pradesh (hereinafter referred to as the High Cou...
32Judges of Andhra Pradesh High Court
1.     Such of the Judges of the High Court at Hyderabad holding office immediately before the date of establishment of the High Court of Andhra Pradesh as ma...
33Jurisdiction of Andhra Pradesh High Court
The High Court of Andhra Pradesh shall have, in respect of any part of the territories included in the State of Andhra Pradesh, all such jurisdiction, powers ...
34Special provision relating to Bar Council and advocates
1.     On and from the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 30, in the Advocates Act, 1961, in section 3, in sub-section (1), in clause (a), for th...
35Practice and procedure in Andhra Pradesh High Court
Subject to the provisions of this Part, the law in force immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 30 with respect to practice and...
36Custody of seal of Andhra Pradesh High Court
The law in force immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 30 with respect to the custody of the seal of the High Court at Hyderab...
37Form of writs and other processes
The law in force immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 30 with respect to the form of writs and other processes used, issued o...
38Powers of Judges
The law in force immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 30 relating to the powers of the Chief Justice, single Judges and divis...
39Procedure as to appeals to Supreme Court
The law in force immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 30 relating to appeals to the Supreme Court from the High Court at Hyde...
40Transfer of proceedings from Hyderabad High Court to Andhra Pradesh High Court
1.     Except as hereinafter provided, the High Court at Hyderabad shall, as from the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 30, have no jurisdiction ...
41Right to appear or to act in proceedings transferred to Andhra Pradesh High Court
Any person who, immediately before the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 30, is an advocate entitled to practise or any other persons entitled to...
42Interpretation
For the purposes of section 40,–– a.     proceedings shall be deemed to be pending in a court until that court has disposed of all issues between the parties,...
43Savings
Nothing in this Part shall affect the application to the High Court of Andhra Pradesh of any provisions of the Constitution, and this Part shall have effect s...
Part VAuthorisation of Expenditure and Distribution of Revenues
44Authorisation of expenditure of Telangana State
The Governor of existing State of Andhra Pradesh may, at any time before the appointed day, authorise such expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of the State...
45Reports relating to accounts of Andhra Pradesh State
1.     The reports of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India referred to in clause (2) of article 151 relating to the accounts of the existing State of ...
46Distribution of revenue
1.     The award made by the Thirteenth Finance Commission to the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall be apportioned between the successor States by the Ce...
Part VIApportionment of Assets and Liabilities
47Application of Part
1.     The provisions of this Part shall apply in relation to the apportionment of the assets and liabilities of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh immediat...
48Land and goods
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...
49Treasury and bank balances
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 ...
50Arrears of taxes
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 s...
51Right to recover loans and advances
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, agricultur...
52Investments and credits in certain funds
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 Sta...
53Assets and liabilities of State undertakings
1.     The assets and liabilities relating to any commercial or industrial undertaking of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh, where such undertaking or part...
54Public Debt
1.     All liabilities on account of Public Debt and Public Account of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh outstanding immediately before the appointed day s...
55Floating Debt
All liabilities of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh in respect of any floating loan to provide short term finance to any local body, body corporate or oth...
56Refund of taxes collected in excess
1.     The liability of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh to refund any tax or duty on property, including land revenue, collected in excess shall be the l...
57Deposits, etc.
1.     The liability of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh in respect of any civil deposit or local fund deposit shall, as from the appointed day, be the l...
58Provident Fund
The liability of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh in respect of the Provident Fund account of a Government servant in service on the appointed day shall, ...
59Pensions
The liability of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh in respect of pensions shall pass to, or be apportioned between, the successor States of Andhra Pradesh ...
60Contracts
1.     Where, before the appointed day, the existing State of Andhra Pradesh has made any contract in the exercise of its executive power for any purposes of ...
61Liability in respect of actionable wrong
Where, immediately before the appointed day, the existing State of Andhra Pradesh is subject to any liability in respect of any actionable wrong other than br...
62Liability as guarantor
Where, immediately before the appointed day, the existing State of Andhra Pradesh is liable as guarantor in respect of any liability of a registered co-operat...
63Items in suspense
If any item in suspense is ultimately found to affect an asset or liability of the nature referred to in any of the foregoing provisions of this Part, it shal...
64Residuary provision
The benefit or burden of any asset or liability of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh not dealt with in the foregoing provisions of this Part shall pass to ...
65Apportionment of assets or liabilities by agreement
Where the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana agree that the benefit or burden of any particular asset or liability should be apportioned between...
66Power of Central Government to order allocation or adjustment in certain cases
Where, by virtue of any of the provisions of this Part, either of the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana becomes entitled to any property or obt...
67Certain expenditure to be charged on Consolidated Fund
All sums payable by the State of Andhra Pradesh or by the State of Telangana, as the case may be, to the other State, or by the Central Government to the succ...
Part VIIProvisions as to Certain Corporations
68Provisions for various companies and corporations
1.     The companies and corporations specified in the Ninth Schedule constituted for the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall, on and from the appointed da...
69Continuance of arrangements in regard to generation and supply of electric power and supply of water
If it appears to the Central Government that the arrangement in regard to the generation or supply of electric power or the supply of water for any area or in...
70Provisions as to Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation
1.     The Andhra Pradesh State Financial Corporation established under the State Financial Corporations Act, 1951 shall, on and from the appointed day, conti...
71Certain provisions for companies
Notwithstanding anything in this Part, the Central Government may, for each of the companies specified in the Ninth Schedule to this Act, issue directions–– a...
72Temporary provisions as to continuance of certain existing road transport permits
1.     Notwithstanding anything contained in section 88 of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, a permit granted by the State Transport Authority of the existing Sta...
73Special provisions relating to, retrenchment compensation in certain cases
Where on account of the reorganisation of the existing State of Andhra Pradesh under this Act, any body corporate constituted under a Central Act, State Act ...
74Special provision as to income-tax
Where the assets, rights and liabilities of any body corporate carrying on business are, under the provisions of this Part, transferred to any other bodies co...
75Continuance of facilities in certain State institutions
1.     The Government of the State of Andhra Pradesh or the State of Telangana, as the case may be, shall, in respect of the institutions specified in the Ten...
Part VIIIProvisions as to Services
76Continuance of facilities in certain State institutions
1.     In this section, the expression “State cadre”––a.     in relation to the Indian Administrative Service, has the meaning assigned to it in the Indian A...
77Provisions relating to other services
1.     Every person who immediately before the appointed day is serving on substantive basis in connection with the affairs of the existing State of Andhra Pr...
78Other provisions relating to services
1.     Nothing in this section or in section 77 shall be deemed to affect, on or after the appointed day, the operation of the provisions of Chapter I of Part...
79Provisions as to continuance of officers in same post
Every person who, immediately before the appointed day, is holding or discharging the duties of any post or office in connection with the affairs of the exist...
80Advisory committees
1.     The Central Government may, by order, establish one or more Advisory Committees, within a period of thirty days from the date of enactment of the Andhr...
81Power of Central Government to give directions
The Central Government may give such directions to the State Government of Andhra Pradesh and the State Government of Telangana as may appear to it to be nece...
82Provision for employees of Public Sector Undertakings, etc.
On and from the appointed day, the employees of State Public Sector Undertakings, corporations and other autonomous bodies shall continue to function in such ...
83Provisions as to State Public Service Commission
1.     The Public Service Commission for the existing State of Andhra Pradesh shall, on and from the appointed day, be the Public Service Commission for the S...
Part IXManagement and Development of Water Resources
84Apex Council for Godavari and Krishna river water resources and their Management Boards
1.     The Central Government shall, on and from the appointed day, constitute an Apex Council for the supervision of the functioning of the Godavari River Ma...
85Constitution and functions of River Management Board
1.     The Central Government shall constitute two separate Boards to be called the Godavari River Management Board and Krishna River Management Board (to be ...
86Staff of the Management Board
1.     The Board shall employ such staff as it may consider necessary for the efficient discharge of its functions under this Act and such staff shall, at the...
87Jurisdiction of Board
1.     The Board shall ordinarily exercise jurisdiction on Godavari and Krishna rivers in regard to any of the projects over headworks (barrages, dams, reserv...
88Power of Board to make regulations
The Board may make regulations consistent with the Act and the rules made thereunder, to provide for—a.     regulating the time and place of meetings of the B...
89Allocation of water resources
The term of the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal shall be extended with the following terms of reference, namely:––a.     shall make project-wise specific allo...
90Polavaram Irrigation Project to be a national project
1.     The Polavaram Irrigation Project is hereby declared to be a national project. 2.     It is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest ...
91Arrangements on Tungabhadra Board
1.     The Governments of the successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana shall replace the existing State of Andhra Pradesh on the Tungabhadra Board.2....
Part XInfrastructure and Special Economic Measures
92Successor States to follow principles, guidelines, etc., issued by Central Government
The principles, guidelines, directions and orders issued by the Central Government, on and from the appointed day, on matters relating to coal, oil and natura...
93Measures for progress and development of successor States
The Central Government shall take all necessary measures as enumerated in the Thirteenth Schedule for the progress and sustainable development of the successo...
94Fiscal measures including tax incentives
1.     The Central Government shall take appropriate fiscal measures, including offer of tax incentives, to the successor States, to promote industrialisation...
Part XIAccess to Higher Education
95Equal opportunities for quality higher education to all students
In order to ensure equal opportunities for quality higher education to all students in the successor States, the existing admission quotas in all government o...
Part XIILegal and Miscellaneous Provisions
96Amendment of article 168 of the Constitution
In sub-clause (a) of clause (1) of article 168 of the Constitution, for the word “Tamil Nadu”, the words “Tamil Nadu, Telangana” shall be substituted. ...
97Amendment of article 371D of the Constitution
On and from the appointed day, in article 371D of the Constitution,–– a.     in the marginal heading, for the words “the State of Andhra Pradesh”, the words “...
98Amendment of section 15A of Act 43 of 1951
In section 15A of the Representation of the People Act, 1951, after the words and figures “under the Tamil Nadu Legislative Council Act, 2010”, the words and ...
99Amendment of section 15 of Act 37 of 1956
On and from the appointed day, in section 15 of the States Reorganisation Act, 1956, in clause (e), for the words “Andhra Pradesh”, the words “Andhra Pradesh ...
100Territorial extent of laws
The provisions of Part II shall not be deemed to have affected any change in the territories to which the Andhra Pradesh Land Reforms (Ceiling on Agricultural...
101Power to adapt laws
For the purpose of facilitating the application in relation to the State of Andhra Pradesh or the State of Telangana of any law made before the appointed day,...
102Power to construe laws
Notwithstanding that no provision or insufficient provision has been made under section 102 for the adaptation of a law made before the appointed day, any cou...
103Power to name authorities, etc., for exercising statutory functions
The Government of the State of Telangana, as respects the transferred territory may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify the authority, officer o...
104Legal proceedings
Where, immediately before the appointed day, the existing State of Andhra Pradesh is a party to any legal proceedings with respect to any property, rights or ...
105Transfer of pending proceedings
1.     Every proceeding pending immediately before the appointed day before a court (other than High Court), tribunal, authority or officer in any area which ...
106Right of pleaders to practice in certain cases
Any person who, immediately before the appointed day, is enrolled as a pleader entitled to practise in any subordinate court in the existing State of Andhra P...
107Effect of provisions of the Act inconsistent with other laws
The provisions of this Act shall have effect notwithstanding anything inconsistent therewith contained in any other law....
108Power to remove difficulties
1.     If any difficulty arises in giving effect to the provisions of this Act, the President may, by order do anything not inconsistent with such provisions ...
Schedules
First Schedule
      i.        Of the five sitting members whose term of office will expire on 9th April, 2014, namely, Shri T. Subbarami Reddy, Shri Nandi Yellaiah, Shri M...
Second Schedules
In the Delimitation of Parliamentary and Assembly Constituency Order, 2008,––              i.        for serial number 1 relating to Andhra Pradesh and the e...
Third Schedule
For the Table appended to the Delimitation of Council Constituencies (Andhra Pradesh) Order, 2006, the following Table shall be substituted, namely:––Name of ...
Fourth Schedule
List of members of the Legislative Council of successor States of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana :—1.     Ilapuram Venkaiah, 2.     Pothula Rama Rao, 3.     D....
Fifth Schedule
In the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950,––1.     in paragraph 2, for the figures “XXIV”, the figures “XXV” shall be substituted;2.     in the Sched...
Sixth Schedule
In the Constitution (Scheduled Tribes) Order, 1950,––1.     in paragraph 2, for the figures “XXII”, the figures “XXIII” shall be substituted;2.     in the Sch...
Seventh Schedule
1.     Contributory Provident Fund Work-charged 50% N.R.S.2.     All India Serivce Provident Fund.3.     Deposits of Zilla Praja Parishads out of Provident F...
Eighth Schedule
1.     Subject to the adjustments mentioned in paragraph 3, each of the successor States shall, in respect of pensions granted before the appointed day by the...
Ninth Schedule
Sl. No.Name of Government CompanyAddress1.              Andhra Pradesh State Seeds Development Corporation Ltd.,S-10-193, 2nd Floor,HACA Bhavan, Opp.Public G...
Tenth Schedule
1.     Andhra Pradesh State Co-operative Union, Hyderabad. 2.     Andhra Pradesh Study Circle for Backward Classes, Visakhapatnam.3.     Environment Protecti...
Eleventh Schedule
1.     The operation protocol notified by the Ministry of Water Resources with respect to water resources arrived at based on appropriate dependability criter...
Tweleth Schedule
1.     Of the total equity of Singareni Collieries Company Ltd. (SCCL), 51% shall be with the Government of Telangana and 49% with the Government of India.2. ...
Thirteenth Schedule
1.     The Government of India shall take steps to establish institutions of national importance in the 12th and 13th Plan periods in the successor State of A...
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