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

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    Under which one of the kinds of Emergencies, salaries of government employees, including the judges of the Supreme Court and High Courts may be reduced?

    A)  National Emergency

    B)  Financial Emergency

    C)  Emergency due to failure of constitutional machinery

    D)  None of these

    Correct Answer: B

    Solution :

    [b] The proclamation of Financial Emergency may have the following consequences.
    1. The Union Government may give direction to any of the States regarding financial matters.
    2. The President may ask the States to reduce the salaries and allowances of all or any class of persons in government service.
    3. The President may ask the States to reserve all the money bills for the consideration of the Parliament after they have been passed by the State Legislature.
    4. The President may also give directions for the reduction of salaries and allowances of the Central Government employees including the Judges of the Supreme Court and the High Courts.

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