CHAPTER II.- PARLIAMENT
Procedure in Financial Matters
117. Speical provisions as to financial Bills.-
(1) A Bill
or amendment making provision for any of the matters specified in sub-clauses (a) to (f)
of clause (1) of article 110 shall not be introduced or moved except on the recommendation
of the President and a Bill making such provision shall not be introduced in the Council
of States: Provided that no recommendation shall be required under this clause for the
moving of an amendment making provision for the reduction or abolition of any tax.
Bill or amendment shall not be deemed to make provision for any of the matters aforesaid
by reason only that it provides for the imposition of fines or other pecuniary penalities,
or for the demand or payment of fees for licences or fees for services rendered, or by
reason that it provides for the imposition, abolition, remission, alteration or regulation
of any tax by any local authority or body for local purposes.
(3) A Bill which, if enacted
and brought into operation, would involve expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of India
shall not be passed by either House of Parliament unless the President has recommended to
that House the consideration of the Bill.