Under the law of libel, including the law of seditious libel, not merely is the author of the libel responsible. Responsibility also extends to the publisher and printer and, indeed to every vendor of the publication.
a pre-Constitution law made by a competent authority, though it has lost it legislative competency under the Constitution, shall continue in force, provided the law does not contravene the “other provisions” of the Constitution.
Art. 372 cannot be construed in such a way as to enlarge the scope of the saving of taxes, duties, cesses or fees. To state it differently, Art. 372 must be read subject to Art. 277. We have already held that an agreement can be entered into between the Union and the States in terms of Art. 278 abrogating or modifying the power preserved to the States under Art. 277
The strength of every High Court is maintained at a level so as to be adequate to dispose of what may be called its normal institutions. The normal strength of a High Court must be fixed on the basis of the average annual institutions of all types of proceedings in a particular High Court during the last three years.
There can be no scheme for nationalisation of any industry, there can be no socio-economic measures enacted if the concept of ‘just equivalent’ were to be introduced even after the 25th Amendment.
Article 31, like Art, 19 (1) (f), is concerned with “property.” Both the Articles are in the same chapter and deal with fundamental rights. Therefore, it is reasonable to say that the […]
What is the meaning of the expression “Union Taxation” in Article 289(1) of the Constitution and what is the precise scope and limit of exemption provided by it?
Under the Constitution of India 1950: Article 289 and its complementary Article 285 read as under:- “289 (1) The property and income of a State shall be exempt from Union taxation. (2) […]
Under Article 19(1)(g) a citizen has a fundamental right to practise any profession or to carry on any occupation, trade or business. However, such right is subject to such reasonable restrictions that […]
The most elaborate consideration of Constitutional convention was undertaken by the Constitution Bench of this Court in Supreme Court Advocate on record Association and others vs. Union of India, (1993) 4 SCC […]
(Full Text) PREAMBLE We, the sovereign Filipino people, imploring the aid of Almighty God, in order to build a just and humane society, and establish a Government that shall embody our ideals […]
Apart from some parliamentary legislations, The United Kingdom never enacted any single document called as ‘ Constitution of United Kingdom ‘ or such. Having said so nonetheless following legislations have constitutional effects. […]
KEYWORDS : Fundamental right of company-eminent domain- HELD : No one except those whose rights are directly affected by a law can raise the question of the constitutionality of that law. The […]
“India that is Bharat shall be Union of States” 1) Power of the Union Parliament, under Article 3, to alter the names, areas and boundaries of the existing States; 2) Provision for single […]