Part-4 INDIAN CONSTITUTION: AT A GLANCE
Part XII : Finance, Property, Contracts and Suits
Chapter I : Finance
Art. 264 : Interpretation.
Art. 265 : Taxes not to be imposed save by authority of law.
Art. 266 : Consolidated Funds and public accounts of India and of the States.
Art. 267 : Contingency Fund.
Distribution of Revenues between the Union and the States
Art. 268 : Duties levied by the union but collected and appropriated by the States.
Art. 269 : Taxes levied and collected by the Union but assigned to the States.
Art. 270 : Taxes levied and collected by the Union and distributed between the Union and the States.
Art. 271 : Surcharge on certain duties
and taxes for purposes of the Union.
Art. 272 : Taxes which are levied and collected by the Union and may be distributed between the Union and the States.
Art. 273 : Grants in lieu of export duty on jute and jute product.
Art. 274 : Prior recommendation of president require to bills affecting taxation in which states are interested.
Art. 275 : Grants from union to certain states.
Art. 276 : Taxes on professions, trades, callings and employments.
Art. 277 : Savings.
Art. 278 : [Repealed].
Art. 279 : Calculation of “net proceeds”, etc.
Art. 280 : Finance Commission.
Art. 281 : Exemption to property and income of State from Union taxation.
Miscellaneous Financial Provisions
Art. 282 : Expenditure defrayable by the Union or a State out of its revenues.
Part XV : Elections
Art. 324: Superintendence, direction and control of elections to be vested in an Election Commission.
Art. 325: No person to be ineligible for inclusion in, or to claim to be included in a special, electoral roll on grounds of religion, race, caste or sex.
Art. 326: Elections to the House of the People and to the Legislative Assemblies of States to be on the basis of adult suffrage.
Art. 327: Power of Parliament to make provision for elections to Legislatures.
Art. 328: Power of Legislature of a State to make provision with respect to elections to such Legislature.
Art. 329: Bar to interference by courts in electoral matters.
Art. 329 A: [Repealed].
Part XVI : Special Provisions Relating to Certain Classes
Art. 330: Reservation of seats for SCs and STs in the House of the People.
Art. 331: Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the House of the People.
Art. 332: Reservation of seats for SCs and STs in Legislative Assemblies of the States.
Art. 333: Representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the Legislative Assemblies of the States.
Art. 334: Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after [fifty years].
Art. 335: Claims of SCs and STs to services and posts.
Art. 336: Special provision for Anglo-Indian community in certain services.
Art. 337: Special provision with respect to educational grants for the benefit of Anglo- Indian community.
Art. 338: Special Officer for SCs, STs, etc.
Art. 339: Control of the Union over the administration of Scheduled Areas and the welfare of STs.
Art. 340: Appointment of a Commission to investigate backward classes.
Art. 341: Scheduled Castes.
Art. 342: Scheduled Tribes.
Part XVII : Official Language
Chapter I : Language Union
Art. 343: Official language of the Union.
Art. 344: Commission and Committee of Parliament on official language.
Art. 345: Official languages of a State.
Art. 346: Official language for communication between one State and another or between a State and the Union.
Art. 347: Special provision relating to language spoken by a section of the population of a State.
Chapter III : Language of the SC, High Courts etc.
Art. 348: Language to be used in the Supreme Court and in the High Courts and for Acts, Bills, etc.
Art. 349: Special procedure for enactment of certain laws relating to language.
Chapter IV : Special Directives
Art. 350: Language to be used in representations for redress of grievances.
Art. 350 A: Facilities for instruction in mother tongue at primary stage.
Art. 350 B: Special officer for linguistic minorities.
Art. 351: Directive for development of the Hindi language.
Part XVIII : Emergency Provisions
Art. 352: Proclamation of Emergency.
Art. 353: Effect of proclamation of Emergency.
Art. 354: Application of provisions relating to distribution of revenues while a Proclamation of Emergency in operation.
Art. 355: Duty of the Union to protect States -against external aggression and internal disturbance.
Art. 356: Provisions in case of failure of constitutional machinery in States.
Art. 357: Exercise of legislative powers under Proclamation issued under article 356.
Art. 358: Suspension of provisions of article 19 during emergencies.
Art. 359: Suspension of the enforcement of the rights.
Art. 359 A: [Repealed].
Part XIX : Miscellaneous
Art. 361: Protection of President and Governors and Raj pramukhs.
Art. 361 A: Protection of publication of proceedings of Parliament and State Legislatures.
Art. 362: [Repealed].
Art. 363: Bar to interference by courts in disputes arising out of certain treaties, agreements, etc.
Art. 363 A: Recognition granted to Rulers of Indian States to cease and Privy purses to be abolished.
Art. 364: Special provisions as to major ports and aerodromes.
Art. 365: Effect of failure to comply with, or to give effect to, directions given by the union
Art. 366: Definitions.
Art. 367: Interpretation.
Part XX : Constitutional Amendment
Art. 368: Power of Parliament to amend the Constitution and procedure therefore.
Part XXI : Temporary, Transitional and Special Provisions
Art. 369: Temporary power to Parliament to make laws to matters in State List.
Art. 370: Temporary provisions with respect to the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
Art. 371: Special provision with respect to the States of Maharashtra and Gujarat.
Art. 371 A: Special provision with respect to the State of Nagaland.
Art. 371 B: Special provision with respect to the State of Assam.
Art. 371 C: Special provision with respect to the State of Manipur.
Art. 371 D: Special provisions with respect to the State of Andhra Pradesh.
Art. 371 E: Establishment of Central University in Andhra Pradesh.
Art. 371 F: Special provisions with respect to the State of Sikkim.
Art. 371 G: Special provision with respect to the State of Mizoram.
Art. 371 H : Special provision with respect to the State of Arunachal Pradesh.
Art. 371 I: Special provision with respect to the State of Goa.
Art. 372: Continuance in force of existing laws and their adaptation.
Art. 372 A : President’s legal power.
Art. 373: Power of President to make order in respect of persons under preventive detention in certain cases.
Art. 374: Provisions as to Judges of the Federal Court and proceedings pending in the Federal Court or before his Majesty in Council.
Art. 375: Courts authorities and officers to continue to function subject to the provisions of the Constitution.
Art. 376: Provisions for High Court Judges.
Art. 377: Provisions as to Comptroller and Auditor General of India.
Art. 378: Provisions for Public Service Commissions.
Art. 378 A: Special provisions as to duration of Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly.
Art. 379-391: [Repealed].
Art. 392: Power of the President to remove difficulties.
Part XXII : Short Title, Commencement, Text
Art. 393: Short title.
Art. 394: Commencement.
Art. 394 A: Authoritative text in the Hindi language.
Art. 395: Repeals.