This edition covers the legislative changes made up to the Constitution (101st Amendment) Act, 2016 as well as the latest essential case law from the Supreme Court of India and from various High Courts. It also provides crucial documents, including the British constitutional documents starting from the Government of India Act, 1800, tracing the historical development of the Indian Constitution. The book is ideal for Judges, Lawyers, Teachers & Students of Law, Politics & Sociology, Academicians, Research Scholars, Administrators and other Government officials. Salient Features: • This legal classic by M P Jain presents an authoritative, revised and fully updated account of the constitutional law in India, • The object, principles and meaning of Articles have been explained and analysed in the light of important judgments pronounced by the Supreme Court and various High Courts, • This edition covers the legislative developments up to the Constitutional 101st Amendment Act which has introduced the Goods and Service Tax (GST) in India, • It also includes important Indian and British constitutional documents starting from the Government of India Act, 1800, tracing the historical development of the Indian Constitution.
Professor M P Jain (1923-2004), a gold medallist from University of Delhi, and J.S.D from Yale Law School, USA had an extensive teaching experience of nearly five decades. He taught at several universities such as Banaras Hindu University and University of Delhi in India, as well as others in Malaysia, Singapore and Australia. He has authored various books, markedly, Indian Constitutional Law, Principles of Administrative Law, Outlines of Indian Legal History and Halsbury’s Laws of India: Administrative Law.