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

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

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


Q1. What do you understand by the term ‘Constitution.’ Explain in detail the fundamental sources of the British constitution.

Q2. (a) Examine the doctrine of parliamentary sovereignty in England.

(b) Enumerate the several limitations that may be alleged against the legislative sovereignty of parliament, and examine critically; their claim to legal validity.

Q3. Discuss the importance and implications of the statement “the king can do no wrong.”

Q4. Name the kinds of committees that exist in the House of Commons. What procedure is followed by them?

Q5. Elaborate on the doctrine of rule of law in the light of its historical perspective and powerless House in the British Parliament.

Q6. Discuss the formation of the house of Lords. Explain why it is considered a powerless House in the British Parliament.


Q7. Explain the historical development of the USA constitution.

Q8. (a) Discuss the constitutional powers of the American Congress in light of Article 1, section 8 of the American Constitution.

(b) Enumerate the restrictions, where congress cannot legislate.

Q9. What do you understand by the term “Judicial Review”? Explain the landmark case law Marbury vs Madison (1803).

Q10. Write- a short note on any TWO of the following:

  1. Bill of Rights
  2. TheoryofseparationofpowersinUSAconstitution
  3. Mcculloch vs Maryland 1819
  4. Judicial review in the USA constitution.

Q11. Explain in detail the legislative procedure in USA Constitution.

Q12. Discuss the Constitutional role of the USA President.

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