Course: Gain an understanding of Parliamentary Processes and Instruments Lesson: Impeachment and Removal Presented by Bhavin Sangoi
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Impeachment . According to article 56 (1) (b), President can be impeached for the violation of constitution Article 61 contains the procedure to be followed for impeachment . It can be initiated by any House of Parliament reolution has to he moved ontaining charges, after at leas fourteen A resolution has to be moved containing charges, after at least fourteen days notice in writing signed by at least one fourth number of members of the House
Continued If that resolution is passed by two third majority of the total membership of the House The other House will investigate the charges President has the right to appear and represented in the investigation
Continued . If the other House too passes the resolution with two third majority of the total membership of the House, as a result of investigation The charges will sustain and President will be removed on the very same day
Removal According to article 124 (4), a Judge of SC can be removed from his position for proved misbehavior or incapacity on the order of . President will pass the order when each House will address the President, by the majority of total membership of that House and by the majority of two third members of that House present and voting
Continued . According to article 124 (5), Parliament may by law regulate the procedure for the presentation of an address and for the investigation and proof of the misbehavior or incapacity of a Judge of SC e other constitutional functionaries such a s, Chief election commissioner larticle 324 (5)1, C&AG larticle (148) (1)]l, Judge of HC larticle 217 (1) (b)] are removed in the same manner and on the same ground as that of the judge of SC.
BA Political Science and Psychology, Mumbai University. Teaching Polity, Economics and international relations for 7 years.