Important Sources of the Constitution at a Glance

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Important Sources of the Constitution at a Glance

Memorize Important Sources of the Constitution for UPSC CSE Prelims 2021 Exam.

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Government of India Act of 1935

  1. Federal Scheme
  2. Office of governor
  3. Judiciary
  4. Public Service Commissions
  5. Emergency provisions and administrative details.

British Constitution

  1. Parliamentary government
  2. Rule of Law
  3. Legislative Procedure
  4. Single Citizenship
  5. Cabinet System
  6. Prerogative Writs
  7. Parliamentary Privileges
  8. Bicameralism

US Constitution

  1. Fundamental Rights
  2. Independence of Judiciary
  3. Judicial Review
  4. Impeachment of the President
  5. Removal of Supreme Court and High Court Judges
  6. Post of Vice President

Irish Constitution

  1. Directive Principles of State Policy
  2. Nomination of Members to Rajya Sabha
  3. Method of election of President.

Canadian Constitution

  1. Federation with a strong Centre
  2. Vesting of Residuary Powers in the Centre
  3. Appointment of state Governors by the Centre
  4. Advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

Australian Constitution

  1. Concurrent List
  2. Freedom of Trade, Commerce and Inter-course
  3. Joint Sitting of the two Houses of Parliament

Weimar Constitution of Germany

Suspension of Fundamental Rights during Emergency

Soviet Constitution (USSR, now Russia)

Fundamental duties and the ideal of justice (social, economic and political) in the Preamble

French Constitution

Republic and the ideals of liberty, equality and fraternity in the Preamble

South African Constitution

Procedure for amendment of the Constitution and election of members of Rajya Sabha

Japanese Constitution

Procedure established by Law