ARTICLE 63, 64, 65 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

The Vice-President of India, The Vice-President to be ex-officio Chairman of the council of States and The Vice-President to act as President or to discharge his functions during casual vacancies in the office, or during the absence, of President? Article 63, 64 and 65 of Constitution of India, 1949

The Vice-President of India, The Vice-President to be ex-officio Chairman of the council of States and The Vice-President to act as President or to discharge his functions during casual vacancies in the office, or during the absence, of President are defined under Article 63, 64 and 65 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 63 of Constitution of India "The Vice-President of India"

There shall be a Vice-President of India

 

Article 64 of Constitution of India "The Vice-President to be ex-officio Chairman of the council of States"

The Vice-President shall be ex-officio chairman of the counsel of States and shall not hold any other office of profit: Provided that during any period when the Vice-President acts as President or discharges the functions of the President under Article 65, he shall not perform the duties of the office of chairman of the council of States and shall not be entitled to any salary or allowance payable to the chairman of the council of States under Article 97

Article 65 of Constitution of India "The Vice-President to act as President or to discharge his functions during casual vacancies in the office, or during the absence, of President"

(1) In the event of the occurrence of any vacancy in the office of the President by reason of his death, resignation or removal, or otherwise, the Vice-President shall act as President until the date on which a new President elected in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter to fill such vacancy enters upon his office.

(2) When the President is unable to discharge his functions owing to absence, illness or any other cause, the Vice-President shall discharge his functions until the date on which the President resumes his duties.

(3) The Vice-President shall, during, and in respect of, the period while he is so acting as, or discharging the functions of, President, have all the powers and immunities of the President and be entitled to such emoluments, allowances and privileges as may be determined by Parliament by law and, until provision in that behalf is so made, such emoluments, allowances and privileges as are specified in the Second Schedule.

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