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

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    Which of the following statements regarding the residuary powers in the India are correct?
    1. Residuary powers have been given to the Union Parliament.
    2. In the matter of residuary powers, the Indian Constitution follows the constitution of Australia.
    3. The final authority to decide whether a particular matter falls under the residuary power or not is parliament.
    4. The government of India Act, 1935 placed residuary powers in the hands of the governor general. Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

    A)  1, 2 and 3        

    B)  2 and 4

    C)  1 and 4

    D)  3 and 4

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] The provision that residuary powers to be vested in the centre has been borrowed from the Canadian Constitution. Parliament has exclusive power to make any law with respect to any matter not enumerated in the Concurrent List or State List. Such power shall include the power of making any law imposing a tax not mentioned in either of those Lists.

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