With reference to the advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court, consider the following statements:
1. It is binding on the Supreme Court to give its opinion on any matter referred to it by the President
2. The opinion given by the Supreme Court on a reference under advisory jurisdiction is not binding on the government
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

The SC is not bound except in matters of some pre-constitution treaty etc. second statement is correct.

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