ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Exception or Rule?

The Ordinance Route

The deadlock in Parliament has resulted in the increasing tendency of the union government to promulgate legislation through ordinances, when Parliament is not in session. While there are no substantive restrictions on the President’s power to promulgate ordinances, given the inherently temporary nature of ordinances, the exercise of this power must be limited keeping in mind the concerns of rule of law.



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Updated On : 19th May, 2018

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