Amendment to Sixth Schedule to the Constitution

[Articles 244(2) and 275(1)]

Existing Extract from In the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution (Provisions as to the Administration of Tribal Areas in the States of Assam, Meghalaya, Tripura and Mizoram,) in paragraph 8, in sub-paragraph (3),

(3) The District Council for an autonomous district shall have the power to levy and collect all or any of the following taxes within such district, that is to say—

(c) taxes on the entry of goods into a market for sale therein, and tolls on passengers and goods carried in ferries; and
(d) taxes for the maintenance of schools, dispensaries or roads.

Proposed Amendment to the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution, in paragraph 8, in sub-paragraph (3),

In the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution, in paragraph 8, in sub-paragraph (3),—
(i) in clause (c), the word “and” occurring at the end shall be omitted;
(ii) in clause (d), the word “and” shall be inserted at the end;
(iii) after clause (d), the following clause shall be inserted, namely:—
“(e) taxes on entertainment and amusements.

Therefore it shall be read as follows:

(3) The District Council for an autonomous district shall have the power to levy and collect all or any of the following taxes within such district, that is to say—

(c) taxes on the entry of goods into a market for sale therein, and tolls on passengers and goods carried in ferries;
(d) taxes for the maintenance of schools, dispensaries or roads and

(e) taxes on entertainment and amusements