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ARTICLE 156, 157, 158 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is the Term of office of Governor? What are the Qualifications for appointment as Governor? What are the Conditions of Governor’ office? Article 156, 157 and 158 of Constitution of India, 1949

Term of office of Governor, Qualifications for appointment as Governor and Conditions of Governor’ office are defined under Article 156, 157 and 158 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Article are:

Article 156 of Constitution of India "Term of office of Governor"

(1) The Governor shall hold office during the pleasure of the President.

(2) The Governor may, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office.

(3) Subject to the foregoing provisions of this article, a Governor shall hold for a term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office.

(4) Provided that a Governor shall, notwithstanding the expiration of his term, continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office.

Article 157 of Constitution of India "Qualifications for appointment as Governor"

No person shall be eligible for appointment as Governor unless he is a citizen of India and has completed the age of thirty-five years.

Article 158 of Constitution of India "Conditions of Governor’ office"

(1) The Governor shall not be a member of either House of Parliament or of a House of the Legislature of any State specified in the First Schedule, and if a member of either House of Parliament or of a House of the Legislature of any such State be appointed Governor, he shall be deemed to have vacated his seat in that House on the date on which he enters upon his office as Governor.

(2) The Governor shall not hold any other office of profit.

(3) The Governor shall be entitled without payment of rent to the use of his official residences and shall be also entitled to such emoluments, allowances and privileges as may be determined by Parliament by law and, until provision in that behalf is so made, such emoluments, allowances and privileges as are specified in Second Schedule.

(3A) Where the same person is appointed as Governor of two or more States, the emoluments and allowances payable to the Governor shall be allocated among the States in such proportion as the President may by order determine.

(4) The emoluments and allowances of the Governor shall not be diminished during his term of office.

Constitution of India 1949

Who is Comptroller and Auditor-General of India? What are the Duties and powers of the Comptroller and Auditor- General? Article 148 and 149 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Form of accounts of the Union and of the States? What is Audit reports? Article 150 and 151 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are Definitions? Governors of States, What is Executive power of State? What is Appointment of Governor? Article 152, 153, 154 and 155 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is the Term of office of Governor? What are the Qualifications for appointment as Governor? What are the Conditions of Governor’ office? Article 156, 157 and 158 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Oath or affirmation by Governor? What is Discharge of the functions of the Governor in certain contingencies? Article 159 and 160 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Power of Governor to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases? What is the Extent of executive power of State? Article 161 and 162 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Council of Ministers to aid and advise Governor? What are Other provisions as to Ministers? Article 163 and 164 of Constitution of India, 1949

How to Appoint Advocate-General for the State? How to Conduct of business of the Government of a State? What are the Duties of Chief Minister as respects the furnishing of information to Governor, etc? Article 165, 166 and 167 of Constitution of India, 1949

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