LL.B Part-III: Constitutional Law-I Past Paper Annual 2016

Here you will find LL.B Part-III Constitutional Law-I Past Paper Annual 2016. This English Jurisprudence paper is the third paper in the LL.B (5 years) Part-III examination. Find below the past paper of Constitutional Law-I Annual 2016.

Note: Attempt any SIX questions. THREE from Part-I and THREE questions from Part ll. Each question carries equal marks.


Q1. Do conventions carry an important place in British Constitution? Discuss.

Q2. The British Prime Minister is considered the most powerful person in the UK. Are there any checks on his powers? Explain.

Q3. Discuss the formation of the House of Lords. Explain why it is considered a powerless House in the British Parliament.

Q4. Elaborate on the doctrine of rule of law in the light of its historical perspective and development with reference to Dicey’s exposition.

Q5. Discuss the nature and functions of the Cabinet in the UK.

Q6. Write short notes on any TWO of the following:

(a) Magna Carta
(b) Royal prerogatives
(c) Ministerial Responsibilities in the UK
(d) Lord Chancellor


Q7. Explain in detail the salient features of the US Constitution.

Q8. Discuss the role of Congress in the US Constitution.

Q9. Discuss the powers of the US President which make him the most powerful person.

Q10. Critically analyze the concept of separation of powers with a system of checks and balances in the US Constitution.

Q11. Explain the role of the US Supreme Court in protecting the civil liberties of American citizens.

Q12. Discuss the doctrine of judicial review and its implementation by the US Supreme Court in Marbury vs Madison in 1803.

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