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ARTICLE 19, 20 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech etc? What is Protection in respect of conviction for offences? Article 19 and 20 of Constitution of India, 1949

Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech etc and Protection in respect of conviction for offences are defined under Article 19 and 20 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

Article 19 of Constitution of India "Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech etc"

(1) All citizens shall have the right-
(a) to freedom of speech and expression;
(b) to assemble peaceably and without arms;
(c) to form associations or unions;
(d) to move freely throughout the territory of India;
(e) to reside and settle in any part of the territory of India; and
(f) omitted
(g) to practice any profession, or to carry on any occupation, trade or business.

 

(2) Nothing in sub-clause (a) of clause (1) shall affect the operation of any existing law, or prevent the State from making any law, in so far as such law imposes reasonable restrictions on the exercise of the right conferred by the said sub-clause in the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India, the security of the State, friendly relations with foreign States, public order, decency or morality or in relation to contempt of court, defamation or incitement to an offence.

(3) Nothing in sub-clause (b) of the said clause shall affect the operation of any existing law in so far as it imposes, or prevent the State from making any law imposing, in the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India or public order, reasonable restrictions on the exercise of the right conferred by the said sub-clause.

(4) Nothing in sub-clause (c) of the said clause shall affect the operation of any existing law in so far as it imposes, or prevent the State from making any law imposing, in the interests of the sovereignty and integrity of India or public order or morality, reasonable restrictions on the exercise of the right conferred by the said sub-clause.

(5) Nothing in sub-clauses (d) and (e) of the said clause shall affect the operation of any existing law in so far as it imposes, or prevent the State from making any law imposing, reasonable restrictions on the exercise of any of the rights conferred by the said sub-clauses either in the interests of the general public or for the protection of the interests of any Scheduled Tribe.

(6) Nothing in sub-clause (g) of the said clause shall affect the operation of any existing law in so far as it imposes, or prevent the State from making any law imposing, in the interests of the general public, reasonable restrictions on the exercise of the right conferred by the said sub-clause, and, in particular, nothing in the said sub-clause shall affect the operation of any existing law in so far as it relates to, or prevent the State from making any law relating to,-

(i) the professional or technical qualifications necessary for practicing any profession or carrying on any occupation, trade or business, or

(ii) the carrying on by the State, or by a corporation owned or controlled by the State, of any trade, business, industry or service, whether to the exclusion, complete or partial, of citizens or otherwise.

Article 20 of Constitution of India "Protection in respect of conviction for offences"

(1) No person shall be convicted of any offence except for violation of the law in force at the time of the commission of the act charged as an offence, nor be subjected to a penalty greater than that which might have been inflicted under the law in force at the time of the commission of the offence.

(2) No person shall be prosecuted and punished for the same offence more than once.

(3) No person accused of any offence shall be compelled to be a witness against himself.

Constitution of India 1949

What is Preamble? What is Name and territory of the Union? What is the procedure for Admission or establishment of new States? Preamble, Article 1 and 2 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Formation of new States and alteration of areas, boundaries or names of existing States? Article 3 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Laws made under Articles 2 and 3 to provide for the amendment of the First and the Fourth Schedules and supplemental, incidental and consequential matters? Article 4 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Citizenship at the commencement of the Constitution? What are Rights of citizenship of certain persons who have migrated to India from Pakistan? Article 5 and 6 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are Rights of citizenship of certain migrants to Pakistan? What are Rights of citizenship of certain persons of India origin residing outside India? Article 7 and 8 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Person voluntarily acquiring citizenship of a foreign? What is the meaning State not to be citizens Continuance of the rights of citizenship? What is the meaning of Parliament to regulate citizenship by law? Article 9, 10 and 11 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are the Definitions of Fundamental Rights? What are Laws inconsistent with or in derogation of the fundamental rights? Article 12 and 13 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Equality before law? What is Prohibition of discrimination on grounds of religion, race, caste, sex or place of birth? Article 14 and 15 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Equality of opportunity in matters of public employment? What is Abolition of Untouchability? What is abolition of Titles? Article 16, 17 and 18 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Protection of certain rights regarding freedom of speech etc? What is Protection in respect of conviction for offences? Article 19 and 20 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is Protection of life and personal liberty? What is Protection against arrest and detention in certain cases? Article 21 and 22 of Constitution of India, 1949

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