Q. Consider the following statements regarding the Constitution of India:
1.Constitution has not prescribed any time limit for Governor to give assent to bills passed by the Legislative Assembly.
2.It has given six months’ time period to the State Assembly to reconsider an ordinary bill if the President decides to refer it back to the House.
3.If a money bill is reserved for the consideration of the President by the Governor, then the President has the power to return a money bill for reconsideration to the state legislature.
Which of the statements given above are correct?

[A] 1 and 2 only

[B] 2 and 3 only

[C] 1 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: A
Notes:

Explanation –

Statement 1 and 2 are correct. Constitution has not prescribed any time limit for Governor to give assent to bills passed by the Legislative Assembly. It has given six months’ time period to the State Assembly to reconsider an ordinary bill if the President decides to refer it back to the House.

Statement 3 is incorrect. If a money bill is reserved for the consideration of the President by the Governor, then the President does not have the power to return a money bill for reconsideration to the state legislature like that of the money of bill of the Parliament.

Source: ForumIAS