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Constitutional Law I
B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

I Year III Trimester
Year 2011-2012

A Critical Evaluation of Legislative Competency with Reference to
Prohibition of Unfair Practices in Technical Educational Institutions, Medical Educational Institutions and Universities Bill, 2010

Submitted by:
Arunima Kedia
Id No. 1877
Date of Submission: 9th May, 2012

Table of Contents

Index of Authorities 2
List of Statutes 2
List of Cases 2
Introduction 4
Research Methodology 5
I. Federalism and the Constitution 7
II. The Bill and the Issue of Competence 9
A. A Brief Overview of the Bill 9
B. The Question of Constitutionality 10
III. The Issue of Constitutionality: Analysis and Opinion 13
Conclusion 20
Bibliography 21

Index of Authorities
List of Statutes
Constitution (42nd Amendment) Act, 1976.
National Council of Teaching Education Act, 1993.
Prevention of Unfair Practices in Technical Educational Institutions, Medical Educational Institutions and Universities Bill, 2010.
The Constitution of India, 1950.
The University Grants Commission Act, 1956.
List of Cases
A.P.S.W.I. Society v. Labour Court, AIR 1987 SC 182 (Supreme Court of India).
A.S. Krishna v. State of Madras, AIR 1957 SC 297 (Supreme Court of India).
Amar Singh v. State of Rajasthan, AIR 1955 SC 504 (Supreme Court of India).
Anjan Bhattacharya v. State of West Bengal, (2006) 3 CHN 669 (High Court of Calcutta).
Diamond Sugar Mills v. State of UP, AIR 1961 SC 652, 655 (Supreme Court of India).
Gujarat University, Ahmedabad v. Krishna Mudhokar, AIR 1963 SC 703 (Supreme Court of India).
Jathi Timber Mart v. Calicut Municipality, AIR 1970 SC 264 (Supreme Court of India).
Karnataka State Electricity Board v. Indian Aluminium Co., (1976) 1 SCC 466 (Supreme Court of India).
Navinchandra Maffatlal v. Commissioner of I.T., AIR 1955 SC 58 (Supreme Court of India).
Peerless General Finance and Investment Co. Ltd. v. R.B.I., AIR 1992 SC 1033 (Supreme Court of India).
Preeti Sivastava v. State of Madhya Pradesh, AIR



Bibliography: G. Austin, The Indian Constitution: Cornerstone of a Nation (Indian edn., 1972). M.P. Jain, Indian Constitutional Law (5th edn., 2003). The New International Webster’s Comprehensive Dictionary of the English Language, 1374 (encyclopedic edn., 1998). Articles Bill to Curb Malpractices, The Hindu (February 1, 2011) available at http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-features/tp-educationplus/article1140905.ece (Last visited on April 28, 2012). Government Introduces Three Bills to Improve Higher Education, The Hindu Business LIne (May 3, 2010) available at http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/todays-paper/tp-economy/article990768.ece (Last visited on April 28, 2012). M.A. Baby, Erosion of Federal Space in Education, The Hindu (March 10, 2010) available at http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/lead/article228863.ece (Last visited on April 29, 2012). Ministry Clarifies on Higher Education Bills, The Hindu (January 7, 2012) available at http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/article2782383.ece (Last visited on April 28, 2012). S. Pushpavanam, A Boon of a Bill for Students, The Hindu (December 11, 2011) available at http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/open-page/article2704624.ece (Last visited on April 29, 2012).

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