Significance of Judicial Decisions
Q. What is the most important function of the Judiciary?
- Protecting the Fundamental Rights of citizens.
- Passing important judgements on policies.
- Directing the nation during wars and emergencies.
- Protecting the nation's government.
Q. Which section of the Indian Penal Code was struck down by the Judiciary in 1983?
- Section 8
- Section 167
- Section 303
- Section 11
Q. Name some principles of good governance.
- Passing bills as quickly as possible on the floor
- Transparency in working of the government
- Accountable/responsible government
- Just and all-inclusive development
Q. Identify the incorrect statement(s) about the judicial review by Indian courts from the following.
- It is the process of review of executive and legislative actions by the judiciary in India.
- Article 32 of Indian Constitution grants power of judicial review to the High Court.
- Article 226 of Indian Constitution grants powers of judicial review to the Supreme Court.
- The judiciary, through the judicial review, assures that the parliament is not misusing its powers.
Q. In any case, the parliament cannot amend the basic principles enshrined in the Indian Constitution.
Q. The judicial decisions lead to making the political process in India less democratic.
Q. Protecting the citizens’ fundamental rights is one of the important roles of the judiciary in India.
Q. The Supreme Court of India struck down which of the following sections of Indian penal code in 1983?
- Section 301
- Section 302
- Section 303
- Section 305
Q. Identify the important subjects on which the Indian courts have given judgements.
- Matters relating to international law.
- Matters relating to protection of the honour and dignity of women in India.
- Matters relating to protection of human rights in India.
- Matters relating to individual freedom in India.
Q. Identify the principles of good governance a government should have from the following: