SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-3

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    Consider the following statements regarding the National Commission for SC's
    1. The chairperson is a person who is or has been a Judge of the Supreme Court of a High Court
    2. Two persons, who have special knowledge in matters relating to the backward classes
    3. Every member shall hold office for a term of two years from the date he assumes office
    Choose the correct codes from the given below

    A)  2 and 3

    B)  1 and 2

    C)  1 and 3

    D)  None of these

    Correct Answer: D

    Solution :

    [d] The Commission shall consist of a Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and three other Members shall be appointed by the President by warrant under his hand and seal, and the conditions of service and tenure of office shall be such as the President may by rule determine. In the 89th Amendment of the Constitution it was decided to have a separate National Commission for Scheduled Castes & separate National Commission for Scheduled Tribes. This came into effect on 19.02.2004. The erstwhile National Commission for SCs & STs was bifurcated into two different Commissions with actual bifurcation date being 1.12.2004.

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