ARTICLE 84, 85 OF CONSTITUTION OF INDIA 1949

What is Qualification for membership of Parliament? What is Sessions of Parliament, prorogation and dissolution? Article 84 and 85 of Constitution of India, 1949

Qualification for membership of Parliament and Sessions of Parliament, prorogation and dissolution are defined under Article 84 and 85 of Constitution of India 1949. Provisions under these Articles are:

 

 

Article 84 of Constitution of India "Qualification for membership of Parliament"

A person shall not be qualified to be chosen to fill a seat in Parliament unless he-

(a) is a citizen of India, and makes and subscribes before some person authorized in that behalf by the Election Commission an oath or affirmation according to the form set out for the purpose in the Third Schedule;

(b) is, in the case of a seat in the Council of States, not less than thirty years of age and, in the case of a seat in the House of the People, not less than twenty-five years of age; and

(c) possesses such other qualifications as may be prescribed in that behalf by or under any law made by Parliament.

Article 85 of Constitution of India "Sessions of Parliament, prorogation and dissolution"

(1) The President shall form time to time summon each House of Parliament to meet at such time and place as he thinks fit, but six months shall not intervene between its last sitting in one session and the date appointed for its first sitting in the next session.

(2) The President may from time to time-

(a) prorogue the Houses or either House;

(b) dissolve the House of the People.

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