BORROWED FEATURES OF THE CONSTITUTION

Here in this post, we have shared the Borrowed features of the constitution from various countries. Questions from this topic can be asked in any competitive exam. Below are the borrowed features in the Indian Constitution.
 
BORROWED FEATURES OF THE CONSTITUTION

Borrowed Features of the Constitution for SSC and UPSC exams

 
Australia
• Concept of Concurrent list
• Language of the Preamble
• Provision of trade and commerce

France
• Concept of “Republic”
• Ideals of Liberty, Equality and Fraternity (contained in the Preamble)
Germany
• Fundamental Rights are suspended during Emergency

South Africa
• Amendment of the Constitution

Japan
• Concept of “procedure established by Law”

USSR
• Fundamental duties
• 5 year planning concept

Ireland
• Directive Principles of State Policy
• Election of the president
• Members nomination to the Rajya Sabha

Canada
• Distribution of powers between Centre and the states
• Residuary powers with the centre
• Scheme of federation with a strong centre

United States of America
• Written Constitution
• Executive head of state known as President and his being the Supreme Commander of the Armed forces
• Vice – President as the ex-officio Chairman of Rajya Sabha
• Removal of Supreme Court and High court judges
• Fundamental Rights
• Provision of States
• Independence of judiciary and Judicial review
• Preamble
• Supreme Court

U.K.
• Cabinet System of Ministers
• Post of PM
• Parliamentary Type of Govt.
• Nominal Head – President
• Bicameral Parliament
• Lower House more powerful
• Council of Ministers responsible to Lower House
• Speaker in the Lok Sabha
• Single citizenship

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