HYDERABAD:The Telangana government on Tuesday constituted Wakf Tribunal. The Tribunal was constituted for determination of any dispute, matters relating to a Wakf property, eviction of a tenant or determination of rights and obligations of the lessor and the lessee of such property. As per the AP State Reorganisation Act-2014, the AP State Wakf Tribunal was neither listed in Schedule IX nor in Schedule X. The existing AP State Wakf Tribunal was constituted in the erstwhile AP State and had jurisdiction over entire erstwhile AP State.
Subsequent to transfer of territory as in Section 3 of the AP Reorganisation Act-2014 to the new State of Telangana, the jurisdiction of the Andhra Pradesh State Wakf Tribunal will be limited to the residual AP State.