Legal Issues

Ruling on ordinance

Print edition : February 03, 2017

Chief Justice T.S. Thakur. He demitted office on January 3. Photo: PTI

Justice Madan B. Lokur. In his dissent, he held that it was not mandatory to place an ordinance in the legislature. Photo: NAGARA GOPAL

In a landmark verdict, the Supreme Court’s Constitution Bench rules that repromulgation of ordinances defeats the constitutional scheme and is a fraud on the Constitution.
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