371G. Special provision with respect to the State of Mizoram.

Notwithstanding anything in this Constitution,-

  • (a) no Act of Parliament in respect of-
    • (i) religious or social practices of the Mizos,
    • (ii) Mizo customary law and procedure,
    • (iii) administration of civil and criminal justice involving decisions according to Mizo customary law,
    • (iv) ownership and transfer of land,

    shall apply to the State of Mizoram unless the Legislative Assembly of the State of Mizoram by a resolution so decides :

    Provided that nothing in this clause shall apply to any Central Act in force in the Union territory of Mizoram immediately before the
    commencement of the Constitution (Fifty-third Amendment) Act, 1986;

  • (b) the Legislative Assembly of the State of Mizoram shall consist of not less than forty members.

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