Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “ordinary legislation and constitutional amendment Bill”
5) Discuss how the passage of ordinary legislation differs from the passage of constitutional amendment Bill.(250 words)
Key demand of the question
The question expects us to compare the process of passage of constitutional amendment Bill and an ordinary legislation, highlighting the similarities and differences between the two.
Discuss – Here in your discussion the focus should be on bringing out the differences and similarities between the two starting from the process of introduction of the Bill in the Parliament to the time the Bill gets published in the official Gazette and becomes an Act.
Structure of the answer
Introduction – Discuss the types of bills.
Body – explain the differences and the similarities between the passage of ordinary legislation and a constitutional amendment legislation starting from the process of introduction of the Bill in the Parliament to the time the Bill gets published in the official Gazette and becomes an Act. Mentioning the relevant constitutional provisions will fetch you extra marks. Also discuss why the process for the two differs, answering this part is important for it is here that you will be able to showcase your understanding.
Conclusion – Mention that indian constitution is called neither rigid nor very flexible because of this process of passage of constitutional amendment Bill.