Center extends provisions of Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 to UTs of J&K, Ladkah

Jammu: In a significant development, the Central Government has extended the provisions of Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 to the Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir and the Union Territory of Ladkah w.e.f. 31.10.2019 as per Sr. No. 52 of Table 1 of fifth schedule of the Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019.
Explaining further, Principal Secretary, Animal/Sheep Husbandry Department, Navin K. Choudhary, said that while the provisions of Indian Veterinary Council Act, 1984 were extended to the state through Jammu & Kashmir Reorganization Act, 2019, the Government of UT of J&K had taken up the issue of date of applicability of the said act and now it has been clarified that the Act is applicable w.e.f. 30-10-2019.

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