ARTICLE 178, 179 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly, What is Vacation and resignation of, and removal from, the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker? Article 178 and 179 of Constitution of India, 1949

The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative and Assembly Vacation and resignation of, and removal from, the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker are defined under Article 178 and 179 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Article are:

 

 

Article 178 of Constitution of India "The Speaker and Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly"

Every Legislative Assembly of a State shall, as soon as may be, choose two members of the Assembly to be respectively Speaker and Deputy Speakers thereof and, so often as the office of Speaker or Deputy Speaker becomes vacant, the Assembly shall choose another member to be Speaker or Deputy Speaker, as the case may be.

 

Article 179 of Constitution of India "Vacation and resignation of, and removal from, the offices of Speaker and Deputy Speaker"

A member holding office as Speaker or Deputy Speaker of an Assembly-

(a) shall vacate his office if he ceases to be a member of the Assembly;

(b) may at any time by writing under his hand addressed, if such member is the Speaker, to the Deputy Speaker, and if such member is the Deputy Speaker, to the Speaker, resign his office; and

Provided that no resolution for the purpose of clause ? shall be moved unless at least fourteen days? notice has been given of the intention to move the resolution:

Provided further that, whenever the Assembly is dissolved, the Speaker shall not vacate his office until immediately before the first meeting of the Assembly after the dissolution.

 

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