Introduction
Joint Committee to examine the constitutional and legal position relating to Office of Profit
Introduction

Constitution

Pursuant to the motions adopted by both the Houses of the Parliament on 17th and 18th August, 2006, the Joint Committee to examine the constitutional and legal position relating to Office of Profit has been constituted with the following members:-



The terms of reference:

The terms of reference of the Joint Committee shall be :-

(a) to examine, in the context of settled interpretation of the expression "Office of Profit" in article 102 of the Constitution and the
     underlying constitutional principles
     therein, and to suggest a comprehensive definition of "Office of Profit".

(b) to recommend, in relation to " Office of Profit", the evolution of generic and comprehensive criteria which are just, fair and
     reasonable and can be applied to all
     States and Union Territories;

(c) to examine the feasibility of adoption of system of law relating to prevention of disqualification of Members of Parliament as
     existing in the United Kingdom and
     considered by the Constitution ( Forty-Second Amendment) Act, 1976; and

(d) to examine any other matter incidental to the above.

    In order to constitute a sitting of the Joint Committee, the quorum shall be one-third of the total number of members of the Joint Committee. The Joint Committee shall make a report to the House by the first day of the last week of the next session of Parliament. In other respects, the Rules of Procedure of the House relating to the Parliamentary Committees shall apply with such variations and modifications as the Speaker may make.

राष्‍ट्रीय सूचना विज्ञान केन्‍द्र द्वारा इस साइट को तैयार और प्रस्‍तुत किया गया है।
इस वेबसाइट पर सामग्री का प्रकाशन, प्रबंधन और अनुरक्षण सॉफ्टवेयर एकक, कंप्‍यूटर (हार्डवेयर एवं सॉफ्टवेयर) प्रबंधन शाखा, लोक सभा सचिवालय द्वारा किया जाता है।