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Max Planck Encyclopedia of Comparative Constitutional Law [MPECCoL]

Minerva Mills Case (India)

India [in]

S Ravindra Bhat

From: Oxford Constitutions (http://oxcon.ouplaw.com). (c) Oxford University Press, 2022. All Rights Reserved.date: 02 December 2022

Subject(s):
Constitutions and international law — Reasonableness — Supraconstitutional authority — Amendment or revision — Constitutional design — Rule of law — Separation of powers

General Editors: Rainer Grote, Frauke Lachenmann, Rüdiger Wolfrum.
Managing Editor: Ana Harvey

1 After extensive debate and deliberations, the Indian constituent assembly adopted the Constitution (the Constitution of the Republic of India: 26 January 1950 (as Amended to 9 December 2020) (India)). The Constitution enabled flexibilities in its amendment (amendment or revision of constitutions). First, for the creation of new states and re-organizing of existing states, the central legislative organ, ie parliament, could make a law (Art. 4); the law itself acted as an amendment to the schedule listing the states and centrally administered territories (Union...
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