Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-II: Important Questions for Judiciary, APO & University Exams | Part - II of X
Legal Bites brings to you Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part II.
Legal Bites brings to you Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-II. The questions enlisted here are arranged section-wise and will aid the students in preparing for Judiciary, APO or University Exams. The list of questions curated by Legal Bites will help candidates identify the important and frequently asked questions and give them good practice for their aptitude and knowledge.
Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-II
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Constitutional Law Mains Questions Series Part-II of X
Explain the rule of severability with reference to clauses (1) and (2) of Article 13 of the Constitution. Eight sections of the Bombay Prohibition Act, 1949 and declared ultra vires on the ground that they infringed the Fundamental Rights of citizens. Can the rest of the Act survive? [UPJS 2012]
Right to Equality and Reservation (A. 14-16)
‘The right of Equality before Law and the Equal Protection of Laws in the Indian, Constitution has been interpreted as to prohibit discrimination but permit classification. Comment on this statement and point out the basis on which such classification may be founded. Substantiate your answer with case law. [BJS 1980]
“A law may be constitutional even though it relates to a single individual if, on account of some special circumstances or reasons applicable to him and not applicable to others, that single individual may be treated as a class by himself.” (Chiranjeet Lal Chaudhari v. Union of India). Explain the valid tests of reasonable classification under Article 14 of the Constitution and evaluate the Supreme Court decisions dealing with laws made for single individuals and those creating Special Courts. [BJS 1986]
“Article 14 of India forbids class legislation, but does not forbid classification.” Explain. Section 118 of the Indian Succession Act, 1925 imposes restrictions on Christians alone in the matter of bequest to religious or charitable purposes. Examine the constitutionality of this provision on the touchstone of Article. [UPJS 2012]
Discuss the freedom of speech and expression. Does it include freedom of the press also? What are the restriction on the exercise of this right? [MPJS 2016]
There is in force in the city of Patna an order under Section 144 of the Code of Criminal Procedure prohibiting speeches in a specified public place, A, a citizen, disobeys the order and is prosecuted. Discuss whether A can successfully invoke the guarantee of freedom of speech and expression contained in Article 19 of the Constitution of India. [BJS 1978]