43. Assets and liabilities of State undertaking.-
(1) The assets and liabilities relating to any undertaking of the existing State of Madhya Pradesh whether directly owned or through a body corporate constituted or incorporated or registered under any Central, State or Provincial Act, shall,-
(a) if exclusively located in a successor State, pass to the successor State, and where a depreciation reserve is maintained by the existing State of Madhya Pradesh for such undertaking, the securities held in respect of investment made from that fund shall also pass to such successor State;
(b) where any such undertaking or part thereof is located, in more than one successor State, the assets, liabilities and securities shall be divided in such manner as may be agreed upon between the successor States within a period of two years from the appointed day or in failure of such agreement as the Central Government may by order direct.
(2) An agreement entered into between the successor States, or order made by the Central Government under sub-section (1) may provide for the dissolution of the undertaking or transfer or re-employment of any employee of the undertaking to or by the successor States, subject to the provisions of section 62.
(3) An agreement entered into between the successor States, or order made by the Central Government under sub-section (1) may also provide for the transfer of the assets and liabilities which would otherwise have passed to a successor State to any other undertaking of that successor State; and any employee of the undertaking referred to in sub-section (1), who would otherwise have been transferred to or re-employed by a successor State, may be transferred to or be re-employed by such undertaking instead of that successor State.