RULES SUPPLEMENT TO PART I
THE ANDHRA PRADESH GAZETTE
__________PUBLISHED BY AUTHORITY__________
No.33HYDERABAD, SATURDAY, SEPTEMBERS, 1997
NOTIFICATIONS BY GOVERNMENT
SOCIAL WELFARE DEPARTMENT
AMENDMENT TO A.R SCHEDULED CASTES, SCHEDULED TRIBES &
BACKWARD CLASSES - ISSUE OF COMMUNITY, NATIVITY & DATE OF
BIRTH CERTIFICATES RULES, 1997.
[G.O.Ms.No.122, Social Welfare (J2),
1st September, 1997.]
Read the following :-
1. G.O.Ms.No.58, S.W.(J2) Department, dated 12-5-1997.
2. From CTW, A.P., Hyderabad D.O.Rc.No.1089/97/TRI/VC-8,
dated 28-6-1997 and 11-7-1997.
3. Qovt D.O.Lr.No.17247/J2/95, dated 10-7-1997.
4. From the CTW., A.P., Hyderabad D.O.Rc.No.1089/TRI/VC-8,
dated 22-7-1 997.
In the G.O.Ist read above Rules were issued prescribing certain proce-
dures etc., for the issuing of Community, Nativity and Date of Birth Certificates
to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Backward Classes. The Com-
missioner of Tribal Welfare in his reference 2nd and 4th read above, requested
the Government to modify the Rules to the extent of designating Mandal Rev-
enue Officers as the Competent Authorities to issue Community Certificates to
the 12 (twelve) tribes, as mentioned in Annexure-l Page 4 of the Rules, for
which the Revenue Divisional Officers have been notified under the Rutes as
the Competent Authorities for the following reasons :-
(1) The Mandal Revenue Officers are more familiar with the cus