The Cabinet which met here Monday under the Chairmanship of Chief Minister, Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, constituted a Sub-Committee of the Cabinet to examine the proposed legislation namely the Jammu & Kashmir Wakafs Bill, 2015. The Sub-Committee comprises Minister for Horticulture / Haj & Auqaf as its Chairman, Minister for Industries & Commerce, Minister for Revenue, Minister for Social Welfare/ Forest, Ecology & Environment, Minister for Law, Justice & Parliamentary Affairs/ Relief & Rehabilitation as its members. The Sub-Committee shall be serviced by the Revenue Department and shall submit its report within one month. The Bill aims at consolidating the existing laws pertaining to Wakafs and Wakaf properties in the State.
2015 Kashmir Despatch