What do you mean by residuary powers?


A residuary power is a power retained by a governmental authority after certain powers have been delegated to other authorities.

  • Residuary Powers are special powers entrusted by the Constitution, to the Union Government.
  • The Parliament has powers to make any law with respect to any matter which is not a part of the Concurrent List or State List.

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