Legislature

Which of the following statements are correct regarding the Joint Session of the Houses of Parliament in India?

  1. It is an enabling provision, empowering the President to take steps for resolving the deadlock between the two Houses.
  2. It is not obligatory upon the President to summon the Houses to meet in a joint sitting.
  3. It is being notified by the president.
  4. It is frequently resorted to establish the supremacy of the Lok Sabha.

Select the correct answer using codes given below:

  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 3 and 4
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Answer

The provision of joint sitting of both the Houses has been provided in Article 108 of Constitution to resolve any dispute between both the Houses on a bill. President may notify to the Houses, his intention to summon a joint sitting fir the purpose of deliberating and voting on the Bill.

The correct option is D.