UPSC Indian Polity and Civics The Union Legislature Question Bank Emergency Provisions

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    Consider the following statements: Proclamation of Emergency under Article 352 of the Constitution of India:                   
    1. Requires written communication of the Union Cabinet to the President to that effect.
    2. Can be issued for the whole of India or part thereof.
    3. Lapses, if not approved by both Houses of Parliament within a month.
    4. Requires a resolution, approving the proclamation passed by both Houses of Parliament only by a majority of the total membership of each House, and not less than 2/3rd members present and voting.
    5. Once approved by Parliament can last for six months.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1, 2, 3, 4 and 5

    B)  2, 3 and 4

    C)  1, 4 and 5                              

    D)  1, 2, 3 and 5

    Correct Answer: A

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