Civics

If the Parliament passes a law which is against the Constitution, it can be declared as unconstitutional by the ________________.


ANSWER

Supreme Court


SOLUTION
The Constitution has made the supreme court the guarantor and guardian of fundamental rights. Article 13 of the Indian Constitution provides for invalidity of laws that are inconsistent with Fundamental Rights. The supreme court has the power to review legislative and administrative actions and declare them ultra vires(outside the scope of law) if they are inconsistent with the constitution.
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