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ARTICLE 196, 197 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What are the Provisions as to introduction and passing of Bills? What is Restriction on powers of Legislative Council as to Bills other than Money Bills? Article 196 and 197 of Constitution of India, 1949

Provisions as to introduction and passing of Bills and Restriction on powers of Legislative Council as to Bills other than Money Bills are defined under Article 196 and 197 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Article are:

Article 196 of Constitution of India "Provisions as to introduction and passing of Bills"

(1) Subject to the provisions of Article 198 and 207 with respect o Money Bills and other financial Bills, a Bill may originate in either House of the Legislature of a State which has a Legislative Council.

(2) Subject to the provisions of Article 197 and 198, a Bill shall not be deemed to have been passed by the Houses of the Legislature of a State having a legislative Council unless it has been agreed to by both Houses, either without amendment or with such amendments only as are agreed to by both Houses.

 

(3) A Bill pending in the Legislature of a State shall not lapse by reason of the prorogation of the House or Houses thereof.

(4) A Bill pending in the Legislative Council of a State which has not been passed by the Legislative Assembly shall not lapse on a dissolution of the Assembly.

(5) A Bill which is pending in the Legislative Assembly of a State, or which having been passed by the Legislative Assembly is pending in the Legislative Council, shall lapse on a dissolution of the Assembly.

Article 197 of Constitution of India "Restriction on powers of Legislative Council as to Bills other than Money Bills"

(1) If after a Bill has been passed by the Legislative Assembly of a State having a Legislative Council and transmitted to the Legislative Council-

(a) the Bill is rejected by the Council; or

(b) more than three months elapse from the date on which the Bill is laid before the Council without the Bill being passed by it; or

(c) the Bill is passed by the Council with amendments to which the Legislative Assembly does not agree; the Legislative Assembly may, subject to the rules regulating its procedure, pass the Bill again in the same or in any subsequent session with or without such amendments, if any, as have been made, suggested or agreed to by the Legislative Council and then transmit the Bill as so passed to the Legislative Council.

(2) If after a Bill has been so passed for the second time by the Legislative Assembly and transmitted to the Legislative Council-

(a) the Bill is rejected by the Council; or

(b) more than one month elapses from the date on which the Bill is laid before the Council without the Bill being passed by it; or

(c) the Bill is passed by the Council with amendments to which the Legislative Assembly does not agree; the Bill shall be deemed to have been passed by the Houses of the Legislature of the State in the form in which it was passed by the Legislative Assembly for the second time with such amendments, if any, as have been made or suggested by the Legislative Council and agreed to by the Legislative Assembly.

(3) Nothing in this article shall apply to a Money Bill.

Constitution of India 1949

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What are the Powers, privileges, etc., of the House of Legislatures and of the members and committees thereof? What is Salaries and allowances of members? Article 194 and 195 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are the Provisions as to introduction and passing of Bills? What is Restriction on powers of Legislative Council as to Bills other than Money Bills? Article 196 and 197 of Constitution of India, 1949

What are the Special procedure in respect of Money Bills? What is the Definition of "Money Bills"? Article 198 and 199 of Constitution of India, 1949

What is the Assent to Bills? What is Bill reserved for consideration? Article 200 and 201 of Constitution of India, 1949

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