UPSC Indian Polity and Civics The Union Judiciary Question Bank Union Government

  • question_answer After a Bill has been passed by the Houses of the Parliament, it is presented to the President who may either give assent to the Bill or with hold his assent. The President may [IAS Prelims 2014]

    A) assent within six months

    B) assent or reject the Bill as soon as possible

    C) return the Bill as soon as possible after the Bill is presented to him with a message requesting the House to reconsider the Bill

    D) with hold his assent even if the Bill is passed again by the Houses

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    Article 111 of the Indian constitution stipulates that the President shall give assent to a bill passed by both houses of the parliament or return the bill as soon as possible for reconsideration with his recommendation.


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