Which article in the Indian Constitution contains the provision of establishing a Finance Commission?

  1. Article 280
  2. Article 270
  3. Article 380
  4. Article 180
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 7th January 2016 in Constitution of India.
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    Answer: (1) Article 280 

    According to the Article 280 of the Indian Constitution contains the provision of establishment a Finance Commission.

    Article 280 -> Finance Commission

    1. The President shall, within two years from the commencement of this Constitution and thereafter at the expiration of every fifth year or at such earlier time as the President considers necessary, by order constitution a Finance Commission which shall consists of a Chairman and four other members to be appointed by the President
    2. It shall be the duty of the Commission to make recommendation to the president as to 

    (a). the distribution between the Union and the States of the net proceeds of taxes which are to be, or may be, divided between them under this Chapter and the allocation between the Sates of the respective shares of such proceeds;
    (b). the principles which should govern the grants in aid of the revenues of the States out of the Consolidated Fund of India;
    (c) any other matter referred to the Commission by the President in the interests of sound finance

    4. The Commission shall determine their procedure and shall have such powers in the performance of their functions as Parliament may by law confer on them.


    Anurag Mishra Professor Answered on 8th January 2016.
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