Ordinance by Governor – UPSC Prelims

  • Governor of an Indian state draws ordinance making powers from Article 213 of the Constitution.
  • This Article empowers the Governor to promulgate an ordinance on urgent matters during the recess of the legislature.
  • There are three pre-conditions to be satisfied before the Governor promulgates an ordinance:
    • The State Legislature should not be in session.
    • Circumstances should exist for promulgating an ordinance.
    • Those circumstances must warrant immediate action.
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