Constitution of India
334. Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after sixty years.
334. Reservation of seats and special representation to cease after 1[sixty years].
Notwithstanding anything in the foregoing provisions of this Part, the provisions of this Constitution relating to-
(a) The reservation of seats for the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes in the House of the People and in the Legislative Assemblies of the States; and
(b) The representation of the Anglo-Indian community in the House of the People and in the Legislative Assemblies of the States by nomination,
Shall cease to have effect on the expiration of a period of 1[sixty years] from the commencement of this Constitution:
Provided that nothing in this article shall affect any representation in the House of the People or in the Legislative Assembly of a State until the dissolution of the then existing House or Assembly, as the case may be.
1. Successively subs by the Constitution (Sixty-second Amendment) Act, 1989, s.2 for the words ‘forty years’ (w.e.f. 20.12.1989) and by the Constitution (Seventy-ninth Amendment) Act 1999, s.2 for the words ‘fifty years'(w.e.f. 25.1.2000)