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  • Unless both the Houses pass a bill and it receives President’s assent it cannot become a law except in the case of money bill which is prerogative of National Assembly but Senate can make recommendations within 14 days.

  • If a Bill transmitted to the other House is not passed within 90 days or a bill sent to the other House with amendments is not passed by that House with such amendments, the Bill, at the request of House in which it originated, shall be considered in joint sitting where it can be passed by simple majority.

  • President’s assent in 10 days. If the President refers back a bill to Parliament it is considered in a joint session and if passed by majority is deemed to have been passed by both Houses.  Sent again to President to shall give assent in 10 days failing which assent shall be deemed to have been given.

 

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