SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-2

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    Regarding the powers and functions of the President, which of the following statements are correct?
    1. All legislative proposals involving expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India, have to be recommended by the President to the Parliament for consideration
    2. He may direct the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court to take over a Particular case for disposal.
    3. He calls upon the party enjoying majority in the Lok Sabha to choose its leader who is then appointed as the Prime Minister
    4. No Money Bill or demand for grant can be introduced or moved in the Parliament unless it has been recommended by the President

    A)  1, 3, 4 

    B)  2, 3, 4

    C)  1, 2, 4 

    D)  3, 4

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] Bills which contain provisions which would on enactment involve expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India are categorised as Financial Bills under article 117 (3) of the Constitution. Such Bills can be introduced in either House of Parliament. However, recommendation of the President is essential for consideration of these Bills by either House and unless such recommendation is received, neither House can pass the Bill. Statement 2 is not correct.

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