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ARTICLE 188, 189 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is the Oath or affirmation by members? What is the procedure of Voting in Houses, power of Houses to act notwithstanding vacancies and quorum? Article 188 and 189 of Constitution of India, 1949

Oath or affirmation by members, Voting in Houses, power of Houses to act notwithstanding vacancies and quorum are defined under Article 188 and 189 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Article are:

Article 188 of Constitution of India "Oath or affirmation by members"

Every member of the Legislative Assembly or the Legislative Council of a State shall, before taking his seat, make and subscribe before the Governor, or some person appointed in that behalf by him, an oath or affirmation according to the form set out for the purpose in the Third Schedule.

 

 

Article 189 of Constitution of India "Voting in Houses, power of Houses to act notwithstanding vacancies and quorum"

(1) Save as otherwise provided in this Constitution, all questions at any sitting of a House of the legislature of a State shall be determined by a majority of votes of the members present and voting, other than the Speaker or Chairman, or person acting as such. The Speaker or Chairman, or person acting as such, shall not vote in the first instance, but shall have and exercise a casting vote in the case of an equality of votes.

(2) A House of the Legislature of a State shall have power to act notwithstanding any vacancy in the membership thereof, and any proceedings in the legislature of a State shall be valid notwithstanding that it is discovered subsequently that some person who was not entitled so to do sat or voted or otherwise took part in the proceedings.

(3) Until the Legislature of the State by law otherwise provides, the quorum to constitute a meeting of a House of the Legislature of a State shall be ten members or one-tenth of the total number of members of the House, whichever is greater.

(4) If at any time during a meeting of the Legislative Assembly or the Legislative council of a State there is no quorum, it shall be the duty of the Speaker or Chairman, or person acting as such, either to adjourn the House or to suspend the meeting until there is a quorum.

Constitution of India 1949

What is Constitution of Legislatures in States? What is Abolition or creation of Legislative Councils in States? What is Composition of the Legislative Assemblies? Article 168, 169 and 170 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is the Composition of the Legislative Councils? What is the Duration of State Legislatures? What is the Qualification for membership of the State Legislature? Article 171, 172 and 173 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are the Sessions of the State Legislature, prorogation and dissolution? What is the Right of Governor to address and send messages to the House or Houses? Article 174 and 175 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Special address by the Governor? What are the Rights of Ministers and Advocate-General as respects the Houses? Article 176 and 177 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

What is the Power of the Deputy Speaker or other person to perform the duties of the office of, or to act as, Speaker? What the meaning The Speaker or the Deputy Speaker not to preside while a resolution for his removal from office is under consideration? Article 180 and 181 of Constitution of India, 1949

Who is The Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Legislative Council? What is the process in case of Vacation and resignation of, and removal from, the offices of Chairman and Deputy Chairman? Article 182 and 183 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is the Power of the Deputy Chairman or other person to perform the duties of the office of, or to act as, Chairman? What is the meaning The Chairman or the Deputy Chairman not to preside while a resolution for his removal from office is under consideration? Article 184 and 185 of Constitution of India, 1949

Who is the Salaries and allowances of the Speaker and Deputy Speaker and the Chairman and Deputy Chairman? What is Secretariat of State Legislature? Article 186 and 187 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is the Oath or affirmation by members? What is the procedure of Voting in Houses, power of Houses to act notwithstanding vacancies and quorum? Article 188 and 189 of Constitution of India, 1949

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