Srinagar, February 02: The High Court of Jammu and Kashmir has issued a notice to State Government to notify regarding the steps initiated to deal with unauthorised buildings and structures in Srinagar and other parts since the anti-sealing law has been expired.
According to the reports in a local daily, the anti-sealing law that falls under Civic Laws (Special Provisions) Bill-2014 was passed in March 2014 and it got expired on December 31, 2015.
The petitioner had also sought directions for demolishing such structures in the interest of the public.
The Division Bench headed by Justice Muzaffar Hussain Attar asked the government lawyer what steps have been taken to deal with the unauthorised buildings and structures in Srinagar, Jammu and Katra.
The matter has been posted for further proceedings on February 8, when the government is expected to come up with its status report.