application to Union Territories 243L.
audit of accouns of 243J.
bar to interference by courts in electrol matters 243O.
composition of 243C.
constitution of 243B.
constitution of Finance Commission to review
financial position 243-I and 280(3)(bb).
continuance of existing laws 243N.
definitions of 243.
disqualifications for membership 243F.
duration of 243E.
elections to the 243K.
gram sabha 243A.
maintenance and auditing of accounts 243J.
part not to apply to certain areas 243M.
powers, authority and responsibilities 243G.
powers to imposer taxes by, and funds of 243E.
reservation of seats 243D.
Acts of-lack of requirements as to
recommendations and previous sanctions not
to invalidate... 255.
committees of and commissions appointed by,
attendance of persons and production of
documents before.. Sch.VII, List I-74.
the Council of States.... 80.
the House of the People.. 81.
constitution of..... 79.
Council of States-See COUNCIL OF STATES
dissolution of. 85(2)(b).
duration of.... 83.
expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of
India,not subject to vote of... 113(1).
other expenditure, subject to vote of 113(2).
House of the People-See HOUSE OF THE PEOPLE.
Houses of - to meet twice every year 85(1).
joint sitting.. 100 & 108.
language to be used in - See under LANGUAGE.
laws made by-
extent of. 245(1).
to prevail over State laws in certain cases 251 & 254.
in respect of financial matters.... 112 & 117.
in respect of Money Bills..... 109.
In respect of votes on account, votes of credit
and exceptional grants.... 116.
with respect to estimates..... 113.
Members of Parliament-
decision on question as to 103.
oath or affirmation by 99.
powers, privileges, etc., of 105, Sch.VII, List I-74.
qualifications for 84.
salaries and allowances, etc., of 106,Sch.VII, List I-73.
vacation of seats by 101.
voting in Houses of 100.
voting without making oath or affirmation, etc.
penalty for 104.
officers of-See COUNCIL OF STATES and HOUSE OF
to abolish or create Legislative Councils in States....169.
to act notwithstanding vacancies and quorum 100.
to admit new States into the Union 2.
to alter areas, boundaries or names of States 3.
to amend First and Fourth Schedules in certain cases 4.
to amend Fifth Schedule Sch.V,Para.7.
to amend provisions of Constitution 368.
to appoint authority for carrying out purposes
of articles 301-304.............. 307.
to confer ancillary powers on Supreme Court 140.
to confer jurisdiction on the Supreme Court to
issue certain writs...... 139.
to confer powers of the Union on States in
certain cases 258(2).
to constitute High Courts for Union territories 241.
to create local Legislatures or Council of
Ministers or both for certain Union
to determine the salaries and allowances of
to establish new States 2.
to extend functions of Public Service
to extend its own duration in emergencies 83(2) Proviso.
to impose restrictions on freedom of trade,
commerce, or intercourse within the Union 302.
to impose surcharge on certain duties and
taxes for purposes of the Union..... 271.
to legislate on matters in concurrent List 246(2).
to legislate with respect to matters in
State List-in national interest 249(1).
during Emergency 250.
to legislate with respect to matters in State
List for two or more States by consent 252.
to legislate with respect to matters in
Union List 246(1).
to make laws regarding extension of or
exclusion from the jurisdiction of High
to make laws to amend Scheduled Castes
and Scheduled Tribes Orders........ 341(2) & 342(2).
to make laws to give effect to international
to make laws to give effect to provisions
regarding Fundamental Rights..... 35.
to make laws with respect to elections to
to make laws with respect to trade and
commerce within a state and production,
supply and distribution of certain
commodities during the first 5 years.... 369.
to make provisions regarding qualifications
for and powers of the members of the
Finance Commission 280(2) & (4).
to prescribe certain matter with respect to
preventive detention........ 22(7).
to prescribe requirements regarding residence
for employment under a State or local authority. 16(3).
to prescribe the manner of election of
representatives of Union territories
to the Council of States 80(5).
to provide for adjudication of disputes
relating to waters of inter- State rivers
and river-valleys 262.
to provide for creation of all-India services 312.
to provide for discharge of President's
functions in contingencies.. 70.
to provide for establishment of
additional courts for better
administration of laws made by Parliament...... 247.
to provide for establishment of Joint Public
Service Commission for two or more States.. 315.
to provide for the manner of enforcement of
decrees or orders of the Supreme Court.. 142(1).
to provide for the use of English language
or Devanagari form of numerals, after
15 years..... 343(3).
to regulate its procedure in financial matters. 119.
to regulate matters regarding election
of President and Vice- President..... 71(3).
to regulate the right of citizenship 11.
to vary or revoke conditions of service
of officers of certain services....... 312A.
powers, privileges, etc., of.. 105(3), Sch.VII, List I-74.
courts not to enquire into validity of 122(1).
protection of publication of.. 361A.
prorogation of... 85(2)(a).
quorum for a meeting of.. 100(3).
residuary powers of legislation vest in 248, Sch.VII, List I-97
restriction on discussion in.. 121.
rules of procedure, power of each House to make 118.
secretariat of Houses of. 98.
summoning of... 85(1).
PART, definition of. 366(16).
PASSPORTS. Sch.VII, List I-19.
PATENTS, INVENTIONS AND DESIGNS.... Sch.VII, List I-49.
definition of.. 366(17).
payable by States ....... Sch.VII, List II-42.
payable by Union ........ Sch.VII, List I-71.
PETROLEUM AND PETROLEUM PRODUCTS.... Sch.VII, List I-53.
to places outside India...... Sch.VII, List I-20
to other places........ Sch.VII, List II-7.
PIRACIES AND CRIMES ON SEAS OR IN AIR,
offences against law of nations.. Sch.VII,List I-21
PLANNING, economic and social ..... Sch.VII, List III-20
POISONS... Sch.VII , List III-19.
POLICE..... Sch.VII, List II-2.
extension of powers and jurisdiction of-to
areas outside the State and to railway areas.. Sch.VII, List I-80.
allocation of seat in the Council of States to.. Sch.IV.
creation of local Legislatures or Council
of Ministers, or both for....... 239A.
territory of...... Sch.I.
POPULATION CONTROL AND FAMILY PLANNING..... Sch.VII,List III-20A.
declared by Parliament to be major .... Sch.VII, List I-27.
other........ Sch.VII, List III-31.
POST OFFICE SAVINGS BANK... Sch.VII, List I-39.
POSTS AND TELEGRAPHS ....... Sch.VII, List I-31.
POUNDS AND PREVENTION OF CATTLE TRESPASS... Sch.VII, List II-16.
address by..... 86-87.
Annual Financial Statement,causes to be
laid before Parliament 112(1).
Chairman and members of Union and State
Commissions-See PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION.
Chief Justice and other Judges of-
High Courts-See HIGH COURTS.
Supreme Court-See SUPREME COURT.
Comptroller and Auditor-General-See
COMPTROLLER AND AUDITOR-GENERAL.
Governors of States-See GOVERNORS.
Prime Minister and other Ministers-See
COUNCIL OF MINISTERS
Special Officer for linguistic minorities ..... 350B.
Special Officer for Scheduled Castes-
See SCHEDULED CASTES.
approval of-to rules regarding salaries,
allowances, leave or pensions of officers
and servants of the Supreme Court... 146(2) Proviso.
of Parliament, amending the Constitution 368.
of State Legislature 201.
regarding imposition of taxes on water or
electricity in certain cases..... 288(2).
audit reports, causes to be laid before
conditions of office of.... 59.
consent of-necessary for acceptance of
foreign titles,presents, etc., by person
serving under the State 18(3) & (4).
contracts of the Union to be executed in the
name of 299(1).
Council of Ministers to aid and advise 74(1).
decision by - on questions as to
disqualifications of Members of Parliament 103(1).
defence forces, supreme command of, to vest in 53(2).
Election Commission, appointment of Chief
Election Commissioner and other
Commissioners, etc.- See ELECTIONS.
election of... 54,Sch.VII,List I-72.
eligibility for re-election... 57.
emoluments, allowances and privileges,
etc. of.. 59(3),Sch.II,Part A,Sch.VII,List I-75.
executive action by the Union Government
to be taken in the name of...... 77(1).
Finance Commission, constitution, etc.,
impeachment of-, procedure for 61.
legislative powers of 123(1).
manner of election of... 55.
matters relating to election of... 71.
messages, etc., of-to the Houses..... 86.
oath or affirmation by.... 60.
Ordinance making power of- See ORDINANCE.
to adapt laws ..... 372 & 372A.
to apply laws with modifications to aerodromes
and major ports.. 364.
to appoint acting Chairman of the Council
of States... 91(1).
to appoint acting Speaker of the House of
the People.... 95(1).
to appoint a Commission to report on the
administration of Scheduled Areas and
welfare of Scheduled Tribes... 339.
to appoint a Commission to investigate the
condition of backward classes... 340.
to authorise the use of Hindi during the 15
years period in addition to English and
of Devanagari numerals for official purposes
of Union..... 343(2) Proviso.
to call for information from the Prime
Minister regarding administration of
Union affairs and proposals for legislation... 78(b).
to constitute a Commission to report on
official language.... 344.
to consult Election Commission on questions
regarding disqualification of members of
to consult Supreme Court on questions of
law or fact of public importance.... 143.
to declare a State not to be a foreign
State for a specific purpose... 367(3) Proviso
to entrust Union functions to States in
certain cases 258(1).
to establish inter-State Council... 263.
to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit
or commute sentences in certain cases.. 72.
to issue order for adaptation of existing laws 372(2).
to issue order for removal of difficulties
during transitional period.... 392.
to issue orders in regard to grants from
the Union to certain States.... 275(2).
to issue Proclamation of Emergency-See EMERGENCY
to make advances from Contingency Fund
to meet unforeseen expenditure.... 267(1).
to make order in respect of persons under
preventive detention in certain cases.. 373.
to make provision by order for continuance
of taxes on water or electricity involving
river valley projects under existing State
to make provisions regarding discharge of
Governor's functions in contingencies.. 160.
to make regulations for Union territories.... 240.
to make regulations regarding conditions of
service, etc., of the Chairman and members
of the Union, State and Joint Public Service
to make rules for consultation with the
Union Public Service Commission regarding
appointment of officials of Supreme Court .... 146(1) Proviso.
to make rules regarding authentication of
orders, etc., made and executed in the
name of the President... 77(2).
to make rules regarding conditions of
service, etc., of personnel of the Audit
and Accounts Department.. 148(5).
to make rules regarding dual membership of
Parliament and State Legislature.... 101(2).
tomake rules regarding procedure at joint
sittings of the two Houses.... 118(3).
tomake rules regarding recruitment and
conditions of service of secretarial
staff of Houses of Parliament...... 98(2).
tomake rules regarding transactions of and
allocation among Ministers of business of
the Government..... 77(3).
to nominate Anglo-Indians to the House of
the People.. 331.
to nominate twelve members to the Council
of States 80(1)(a).
to prescribe percentage of taxes on income
for distribution among States.... 270.
to prescribe the manner of enforcement of
orders, etc., of the Supreme Court.... 142(1).
to remove difficulties during transitional period 392(1).
to specify Scheduled Castes and Scheduled
Tribes in the States and Union territories..... 341-342.
to summon Houses of Parliament in joint sittings.. 108.
to summon, prorogue and dissolve Parliament..... 85(2).
previous sanction of-
necessary for introducing a Bill in State
Legislature, imposing restrictions on
trade, commerce and inter-course among States... 304(b) Proviso.
to be regarded as matter of procedure 255.
protection of-from legal proceedings 361.
qualifications for office of...... 58.
recommendation of-demand for a grant to be
made on... 113(3).
recommendation of-required for introduction
(i) affecting taxation in which States are
(ii) regarding financial matters 117(1).
(iii) regarding formation of new States or
alteration, etc., of boundaries of States..... 3 Proviso.
recommendation to be regarded as matter of
removal from office of... 56(1) Proviso(b).
resignation of office by... 56(1) Proviso(a).
supplementary grants, causes to be laid
before Parliament... 115(1).
term of office of... 56.
vacancy in the office of, procedure for filling.. 62.
constitution of and reports by.. 22(4)(a).
procedure to be followed by.. 22(7)(c).
for reasons connected with the security of
a State ... Sch. VII, List III-3.
for reasons connected with the security of India.. Sch.VII, List I-9.
period of detention-
not to exceed 3 months... 22(4).
may exceed 3 months in certain circumstances.. 22(4)(a) & (b).
maximum - may be prescribed by Parliament 22(7)(a) & (b).
person detained under-
facts may not be communicated to - if against
public interest..... 22(6).
grounds of detention to be communicated to... 22(5).
PRICE CONTROL.... Sch.VII, List III-34.
PRIMARY EDUCATION in mother tongue.... 350A.
appointment of...... 75(1).
duties of-as respects furnishing information
to President.. 78.
is head of Council of Ministers.... 74(1).
salary and allowances of... 75(6),Sch.VII, List I-75.
PRINTING PRESSES.... Sch.VII, List III-39.
PRISONERS subjected to preventive detention,
removal from one State to another..... Sch.VII, List III-4.
PRISONS... Sch.VII, List II-4.
PROCLAMATION OF EMERGENCY, definition of... 366(18).
PROFESSIONS-legal, medical, etc.... Sch.VII,List III-26.
PROHIBITION of intoxicating drinks and drugs,
State to introduce-See DIRECTIVE PRINCIPLES.
acquisition and requisitioning of Sch.VII, List III-42.
amount for acquisition of any-of an
educational institution established and
administered by a minority... 30(1A).
no person to be deprived of-save by authority of
succession to-, etc. 294-295.
transfer of agricultural land.... Sch.VII, List II-18.
transfer of-other than agricultural property... Sch.VII, List III-6.
by single transferable vote :
election of members of State Legislative Council.. 171(4).
election of President.... 55(3).
election of State representatives in the
Council of States.. 80(4).
election of Vice-President.... 66(1).
PUBLIC acts and records, recognition of... 261,Sch.VII,List III-12.
of the States-See DEBT.
of the Union-See DEBT.
PUBLIC HEALTH AND SANITATION.... Sch.VII, List II-6.
PUBLIC NOTIFICATION, definition of.... 366(19).
PUBLIC ORDER... Sch.VII, List II-1.
PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION-
annual report of.... 323.
Chairman and members of-
appointment of.... 316(1) & (1A).
conditions of service of.... 318.
eligibility for holding of offices after
ceasing to be members 319(b),(c) & (d).
eligibility for re-employment.... 319.
ineligibility for re-appointment 316(3).
removal from office of... 316(2) Proviso(b).
removal or suspension from office of... 317.
resignation by. 316(2) Proviso(a).
term of office of... 316(2).
expenses of--charged on the Consolidated Fund... 322.
power to extend-of.... 321.
joint-for two or more States.. 315(2).
of State...315(1), Sch.VII, List II-41.
transitional period, provisions as to.... 378.
Union..... 315(1),Sch.VII, List I-70.
allocation of seats in the Council of States to.. Sch.IV.
State of.. Sch.I.