ARTICLE 245, 246 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is the Extent of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States? What is Subject-matter of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States? Article 245 and 246 of Constitution of India, 1949

Extent of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States and Subject-matter of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States are defined under Article 245 and 246 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 245 of Constitution of India "Extent of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States"

(1) Subject to the provisions of this Constitution, Parliament may make laws for the whole or any part of the territory of India, and the Legislature of a State may make laws for the whole or any part of the State.

(2) No law made by Parliament shall be deemed to be invalid on the ground that it would have extra-territorial operation.

 

Article 246 of Constitution of India "Subject-matter of laws made by Parliament and by the Legislatures of States"

(1) Notwithstanding anything in clauses(2) and (3), Parliament has exclusive power to make laws with respect to any of the matters enumerated in List I in the Seventh Schedule (in this Constitution referred to as the "Union List").

(2) Notwithstanding anything in clause (3), Parliament, and, subject to clause (1), the Legislature of any State also, have power to make laws with respect to any of the matters enumerated in List III in the Seventh Schedule (in this Constitution referred to as the "Concurrent List").

(4) Parliament has power to make laws with respect to any matter for any part of the territory of India not included (in a State) notwithstanding that such matter is a matter enumerated in the State List.

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