UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements regarding preventive detention.
    1. Even a person under preventive detention does have the right to consult and be defended by a legal practitioner or a lawyer under Article 22.
    2. Being a subject related to the security of the nation, only the Parliament can make laws on preventive detention, the State Legislatures cannot.
    3. India is the only nation to have a preventive detention law in the world as of now.
    Which of the statements) given above is/are correct?

    A)  2 and 3           

    B)         1 and 3

    C)  1 and 2           

    D)  Only 3

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] A person under preventive detention does not have any such rights which a person in custody normally has. The State Legislatures can make laws as preventive detention is not only concerned with matters of National Security, but also State security.

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