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No longer have jurisdiction to entertain Service Matters after the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution: Jammu & Kashmir High Court
The Court has also directed the Registrar (Judicial) to not entertain the writ petitions relating to service disputes of the employees of Jammu and Kashmir/ Ladakh or those of Central Government Employees.
The Jammu & Kashmir High Court on Wednesday disposed of a service matter concerning a medical officer stating that the High Court no longer has the jurisdiction to entertain service matters following the abrogation of Article 370 of the Constitution and the bifurcation of the erstwhile State into two Union Territories. (Fehmeeda Akhter vs UT of Jammu & Kashmir)
With this, the Court noted that all Central laws are now applicable to Jammu and Kashmir.