SSC Indian Polity and Civics Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-7

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    The Chief Justice of India can be removed in accordance with the procedure laid down in the Constitution, by the

    A) President on a resolution by the Parliament

    B) Parliament alone

    C) Majority of the Judges of the Supreme Court,

    D) The President only

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    Article 124(4) of Constitution of India lays down the procedure for removal of a Judge of Supreme Court which is applicable to Chief Justice as well. Once appointed, the Chief Justice remains in office until his retirement age of 65 years or death. He can be removed only through a process of impeachment by Parliament. A Judge of the Supreme Court shall not be removed from his office except by an order of the President passed after an address by each House of Parliament supported by a majority of the total membership of that House and by a majority of not less than two-thirds of the members of that House present and voting has been presented to the President in the same session for such removal on the ground of proved misbehaviour or incapacity.

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