|Consider the following statements with respect to Attorney General of India:
|(1) He is appointed by the President
|(2) He must have the same qualifications as are required by a Judge of High Court
|(3) In the performance of his duties he shall have the right of audience in all courts of India. Which of these statements is/are correct?
A) Only 1
B) 1 and 3
C) 2 and 3
D) 1, 2 and 3
Correct Answer: B
Solution :[b] The Attorney General is the first Law Officer of India. He is the Chief Legal Advisor to the Central Government and also acts as a lawyer in the Supreme Court on behalf of it. He also represents to the Government of India in any reference made by the President to the Supreme Court under Article 143 of the Constitution. All references are made to the Attorney General by the Union Ministry of Law and Justice. He must be qualified to be appointed a Judge of the Supreme Court to be Attorney-General for India
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