Civics

Consider the following statements:
1. The Article 20 of the Constitution of India lays down that no person shall be deprived of his life and personal liberty except according to procedure established by law.
2. The Article 21 of the Constitution of India states that no person can be convicted for any offence except for the violation of law in force at the time of the commission of the act charged as an offence.
Which of these statements is/are correct?


ANSWER

Neither 1 nor 2


SOLUTION
Article 20 talks about protection in respect of conviction of offences. It says that" No person shall be convicted of any offence except for violation of law in force at the time when such act is committed not should be subject to a penalty greater than that prescribed under the law when the act is committed. It further talks about the rule of double jeopardy and self-incrimination. Article 21 declares that No person shall be deprived of his life or personal liberty except according to the procedure established by law.
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