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Course: The Union ( Part V) Lesson: The Vice-President Presented by : Ashna Sisodia
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The Vice - President second highest office in the country. Da rank next to the President in the official warrant of precedence. This office is modeled on the lines of the American Vice-President. Article 63: There shall be a Vice-President of India. The Vice-President, like the president, is elected not directly by the people by the method of indirect election.
The Vice - President Article 64: The Vice-President to be ex officio Chairman of the Council of States. shall be ex officio Chairman of the Council of States and shall not hold any other office of profit: Provided that during any period when he acts as President under article 65, he shall not perform the duties of the office of Chairman of the Council of States. and shall not be entitled to any salary or allowance payable to the Chairman of the Council of States under article 97.
The Vice - President Article 65: The Vice-President to act as President or to discharge h functions during casual vacancies in the office, or during the absence of President. 1) 2) 3) In the event of vacancy by reason of his death,resignation or removal, or otherwise, the Vice-President shall act as President until the new President elected enters upon his office. When the President is unable to discharge his functions owing to absence, illness or any other cause, the Vice-President shall discharge his functions until the President resumes his duties. The Vice-President shall while discharging the functions of, President, have all the powers and immunities of the President and be entitled to such emoluments, allowances and privileges as may be determined by Parliament S, allowances and privileges as are specified in the Second Schedule.
The Vice - President Article 66: Election of Vice-President. 1) The Vice-President shall be elected by the members of an electoral college u) The Vice President shallbe elected y the members of an electoral college consisting of: a) the members of both Houses of Parliament (consists of both elected and nominated members of the Parliament & does not include the members of the state legislative assemblies. b) in accordance with the system of proportional representation c) by means of the single transferable vote d) the voting at such election shall be by secret ballot. The Vice-President shall not be a member of either House of Parliament or Legislature and if a member and be elected Vice-President, he shall be deemed to have vacated his seat in that House on the date on which he enters upon his office as Vice-President. 2)
The Vice - President 0(3) No person shall be eligible for election as Vice-President unless 1. is a citizen of India; 2. has completed the age of thirty-five years; and 3. is qualified for election as a member of the Council of States. D(4) A person shall not be eligible for election as Vice-President if he holds any office of profit under Gol or State or any local authority.
The Vice - President Article 67: Term of office of Vice-President. The Vice-President shall hold office for a term of five years provided that (a) a Vice-President may, by writing under his hand addressed to the President, resign his office; (b) may be removed from his office by a resolution of the Council of States passed by a majority of all the then members of the Council and agreed to by the House of the People; but no resolution shall be moved unless at least fourteen days' notice has been given of the intention to move the resolution; (c) continue to hold office until his successor enters upon his office.
The Vice - President Article 68: Time of holding election to fill vacancy in the office of Vice- President and the term of office of person elected to fill casual vacancy. (1) An election to fill a vacancy caused by the expiration of the term of office of Vice-President shall be completed before the expiration of the term. (2) An election to fill a vacancy occurring by reason of his death, resignation or removal, or otherwise shall be held as soon as possible after the occurrence of the vacancy. The newly- elected vice-president remains in office for a full term of five years from the date he assumes charge of his office.
TERM OF OFFICE term of five years from the date on which he enters upon his office. He can resign from his office at any time by addressing the resignation letter to the President. . He can also be removed from the office before completion of his term A formal impeachment is not required for his removal. He can be removed by a resolution of the Rajya Sabha passed by an absolute majority (ie, a majority of the total members of the House) and agreed to by the Lok Sabha. But, no such resolution can be moved unless at least 14 days' advance notice has been given No ground has been mentioned in the Constitution for his removal. .The Vice-President can hold office beyond his term of five years until his successor assumes charge. He is also eligible for re-election to that office. He may be elected for any number of terms .