The Union Parliament Has the Power to Legislate on the Subjects of All Three Lists in Respect of - Legal Reasoning


The Union Parliament has the power to legislate on the subjects of all three lists in respect of


  • scheduled areas

  • hill areas

  • backward areas

  • union territories



union territories

Concept: Indian Constitution (Entrance Exams)
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In this Question, the problem consists of a set of rules and facts. Apply the specified rules to the set of facts and answer the question.

A. A minor is a person who is below the age of eighteen. However, where a guardian administers the minor's property the age of majority is twenty-one.
B. A minor is not permitted by law to enter into a contract. Hence, where a minor enters into a contract with a major person, the contract is not enforceable. This effectively means that neither the minor nor the other party can make any claim on the basis of the contract.
C. In a contract with a minor, if the other party hands over any money or confers any other benefit on the minor, the same shall not be recoverable from the minor unless the other party was deceived by the minor to hand over money or any other benefit. The other party will have to show that (he minor misrepresented her age, he was ignorant about the age of the minor and that he handed over the benefit on the basis of such representation.

Facts Ajay convinces Bandita, a girl aged I8 that she should sell her land to him. Bandita's mother Chaaru is her guardian. Nonetheless Bandita, without the permission of Chaaru, sells the land to Ajay for a total sum of rupees fifty lakh, paid in full and final settlement of the price. Chaaru challenges this transaction claiming that Bandita is a minor and hence the possession of the land shall not be given to Ajay. Thus Ajay is in a difficult situation and has no idea how to recover his money from Bandita.

In order to defend the sale, Bandita will need to show that

Principle: Decision of Court is Null and Void if it is given by court which does not have jurisdiction over the subject matter.

Facts: A obtains a decision from a court that did not have jurisdiction to deal with the subject matter. 

Which one of the following Directive Principles is a socialistic principle? 

Originally it was laid down in the Constitution that English shall continue to be used for all the official purposes of the union for a period of 

Choose the most appropriate option:

Which one of the following is not a Directive Principle of State Policy under Part IV of the Constitution of India?

Mark the best option:
Which Article defines Equality before law and equal protection of law?

How many languages are there in the Eighth Schedule of the Constitution of India?

Which of the following is NOT a fundamental duty as per the provisions of the Constitution of India?

Who among the following was the first Chairman of the Constituent Assembly in India?

The Christian Missionaries were allowed to spread their religion in India, under the Act?

Given below is the statement of Legal principle followed by a factual situation. Apply the principle to the facts given below and select the most appropriate answer.
LEGAL PRINCIPLE: Any institution or body can be a 'State' if it is created under the constitution or a statute, or if it is substantially financed by the Government, or the Government holds its share capital.
FACTUAL STRUCTURAL: K approached the High court by filing a writ petition against the Board for Control of Cricket in India( BCCI). The argument advanced was that BCCI is a 'State, within the meaning of Article 12 of the constitution of India. The question is whether the argument is acceptable?

The following question consists of two statements, one labelled as. 'Assertion' and the other as 'Reason'. Read both the statements carefully and answer using the codes given below.

Assertion (A): ln federalism, there is a division of powers between the centre and the States.
Reason (R): The legislation is not invalid merely because it incidentally encroaches upon matters which have been assigned to another organ.

The boundary of a state in India can be altered through the procedure laid down in the Article. 

By which of the following Amendment Act, special provisions as to the citizenship of person covered by Asom Accord?

To secure just and humane conditions of work and maternity relief is enumerated in which of the following Articles?

Who one of the following is the Chairman of the Inter-State Council?

What is the term of office of the Speaker of the Lok Sabha?

Who becomes the Chairman of the National Human Rights Commission?

Panchayats may not be constituted in a state having a population of not exceeding

The following question consists of two statements one labelled as ‘Assertion’ (A) and other as ‘Reason’ (R). You are to examine these two statements carefully and select the correct answer.

Assertion (A): All minorities, whether based on religion or language, shall have the right to establish or, administer educational institutions of their choice.

Reason (R): Institutions established by the minorities are not entitled to governmental aid and government is not under an obligation to give aid.


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