Sources of Indian Constitution

Sources of Indian Constitution
Government of India Act of 1935
  • Federal Scheme
  • Office of governor
  • Judiciary
  • Public Service Commissions
  • Emergency provisions
  • administrative details
Sources of Indian Constitution
British Constitution
  • Parliamentary government
  • Rule of Law
  • Legislative procedure
  • Speaker and its role
  • single citizenship
  • cabinet system
  • prerogative writs
  • parliamentary privileges
  • bicameralism
Sources of Indian Constitution
US Constitution
  • Fundamental rights
  • Preamble
  • Independence of judiciary
  • Judicial review
  • Impeachment of the president
  • Removal of Supreme Court and high court judges
  • Post of vice-president.
Irish Constitution
  • Directive Principles of State Policy (Irish constitution borrowed it from Spain)
  • nomination of members to Rajya Sabha
  • method of election of president
Canadian Constitution
  • Federation with a strong Centre
  • vesting of residuary powers in the Centre,
  • appointment of state governors by the Centre
  • advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court.
Australian Constitution
  • Concurrent List
  • freedom of trade commerce and intercourse
  • joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament.
Weimar Constitution of Germany
  • Suspension of Fundamental Rights during Emergency.
Soviet Constitution
  • Fundamental duties
  • idea 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
  • Election of members of Rajya Sabha.
  • Constitution Procedure established by Law.