The special powers of these executive heads were also withdrawn. The extraordinary power of legislation through Acts, Proclamation and Ordinances can no longer exercised by them unless advised to do so by the respective Council of Ministers.
The Governor no longer had the power to suspend the Provincial constitution. The Constituent Assembly (which had already been busy with framing a new constitution for India) was now to function as the Central legislature of the country, in addition to its responsibilities of framing the constitution. In other words, it was both a legislative and a constituent body now.