Legislative Council Compared with Council of States | Indian Constitution Download PDF
As regards Bills other than Money Bills, too, the only power of the Council is to interpose some delay in the passage of the Bill for a period of time (3 months) [Art. 197(l)(b)] which is, of course, Legislative Council larger than in the case of Money Bills. The Legislative Council of States, thus, shall not be a revising but mere advisory or dilatory Chamber. If it disagrees to such a Bill, the Bill must have second journey from the Assembly to the Council, but ultimately the view of the Assembly shall prevail and in the second journey, the Council shall have no power to withhold the Bill for more than a month [Art. 197(2)(b)].
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