SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-1

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    The Parliament of India cannot be regarded as a sovereign body because

    A)  Its authority is confined to jurisdiction earmarked by the Constitution.

    B)  Laws passed by Parliament can be declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

    C)  Of the presence of certain Fundamental Rights of citizens.

    D)  Of all these factors.

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The Indian Parliament is not a sovereign body in the sense in which the British Parliament is a sovereign body. Unlike the British Parliament, the authority and jurisdiction of the Indian Parliament are defined, limited and restrained. In this regard, the Indian Parliament is similar to the American Legislature (known as Congress). In USA also, the sovereignty of Congress is legally restricted by the written character of the Constitution, the federal system of government, the system of judicial review and the Bill of Rights.

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