Consider the following statements about the ordinance making power of President:

  1. The President can issue an ordinance even if one House is not in session
  2. The decision of the President to issue an ordinance is non justiciable

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [A] 1 Only

Second statement is incorrect because the 44th Constitutional Amendment Act of 1978 says that President’s decision to issue an ordinance is justiciable on grounds of malafide.

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