Which of the following articles of the Constitution empowers the President to promulgate an ordinance?
Correct Answer : c ) Article 123Explanation :
Article 123 of the Indian Constitution empowers the President to promulgate an ordinance during the recess of Parliament.
While Article 213 of the Indian Constitution empowers the Governor of a state to promulgate an ordinance.
The ordinance is a law made on any urgent matter when one of the House of the Parliament or State legislature is not in session.
The ordinance has the same force and effect as that of any act passed by the Parliament. It shall apply only for a duration of six weeks from the reassembly of Parliament.
Hence, option c is correct.
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