Civics

Suppose a legislation was passed by the Parliament imposing certain restrictions on newspapers. These included page ceiling, price and advertisements. The legislation is included in the Ninth Schedule to the Constitution of India. In this context, which one among the following statements is correct?


ANSWER

The legislation is invalid as it imposes unreasonable restrictions under Article 19(2) of the Constitution


SOLUTION
Option C is the correct answer. The legislation is invalid as it imposes unreasonable restrictions under Article 19(2) of the Constitution. Clause (2) of Article 19 of the Indian constitution enables the legislature to impose certain restrictions on free speech under following heads:
I. security of the State
II. friendly relations with foreign States
III. public order
IV. decency and morality
V. contempt of court
VI. defamation
VII. incitement to an offence 
VIII. sovereignty and integrity of India
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