Q. Consider the following statements regarding ethics committee in Lok Sabha & Rajya Sabha:
1.It was constituted in Rajya Sabha & Lok Sabha in 2000.
2.It examines the cases of misconduct and recommends appropriate action.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: B
Notes:

Explanation: Ethics Committee: This committee was constituted in Rajya Sabha in 1997 and in Lok Sabha in 2000.

  • It enforces the code of conduct of members of Parliament. It examines the cases of misconduct and recommends appropriate action.
  • Thus, it is engaged in maintaining discipline and decorum in Parliament.

Source: Laxmikanth Polity