January 12, 2007 ☼ Public Policy
This is an archived blog post from The Acorn.
It’s simple. Any law—even one enacted under the back-door Ninth Schedule of the Constitution—can be struck down by the Supreme Court if it violates the fundamental rights of India’s citizens. Rights are supreme. Laws have to pass the “rights test”. Those that fail can now be rendered null and void. [See full text of judgement]
Let’s drink to that!
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