Democracy and constitutionalism in India : a study of the basic structure doctrine

The basic structure doctrine was announced by the Supreme Court in Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala in 1973. This book argues that basic structure review in India is an independent and distinct type of constitutional judicial review which applies to all forms of state action to ensure that suc...

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Main Author: Krishnaswamy, Sudhir
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New Delhi Oxford University Press 2010, 2010
Series:Law in India series / Law in India series
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:The basic structure doctrine was announced by the Supreme Court in Kesavananda Bharati v. State of Kerala in 1973. This book argues that basic structure review in India is an independent and distinct type of constitutional judicial review which applies to all forms of state action to ensure that such action does not 'damage or destroy' the 'basic features of the Constitution'
Item Description:First published: 2009
Physical Description:xxxiii, 244 p.
ISBN:9780199081455