The Assam Reorganisation (Meghalaya) Act, 1969
36. Inconsistency between laws made by the Legislature of the State of Assam and laws made by the Legislature of Meghalaya.-
Where a law made by the Legislature of Meghalaya with respect to one of the matters enumerated in Part C of the Second Schedule contains any provisions repugnant to the provision of an earlier law made by the Legislature of the State of Assam which that Legislature is competent to enact, or to any provision of any existing law with respect to that matter, then, the law so made by the Legislature of Meghalaya shall, to the extent of the repugnancy, be void unless the law has received assent under section 39 after the Governor has obtained the advice of the Chief Minister of Assam:
Provided that nothing contained in this section shall prevent the Legislature of the State of Assam from enacting at any time any law with respect to the same matter including a law adding to, amending, varying or repealing the law so made by the Legislature of Meghalaya.
Explanation 1.- In this section and in sections 35 and 59, "existing law" means any law, Ordinance, order, bye-law, rule or regulation passed or made before the appointed day by any Legislature, authority or person having power to make such a law, Ordinance, order, bye-law, rule or regulation.
Explanation 2.- In this section and in sections 39 and 50, the reference to the advice of the Chief Minister of Assam shall, while a Proclamation issued in relation to the State of Assam under clause (1) of article 356 of the Constitution is in operation, be construed as a reference to the instructions from the President.