The only express limitation imposed on the power of retrospective legislation is

  1. under Article 20(1) with regard to penal laws
  2. found in Article 245 with respect to extra-territoriality
  3. found in Article 368 with reference to amendment power
  4. found in the Basic structure theory
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 15th November 2015 in Constitution of India.
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    under Article 20(1) with regard to penal laws

    The only express limitation imposed on the power of retrospective legislation is under Article 20(1) with regard to penal laws.

    Article 20 of Indian Constitution Addressing,

    No person shall be convicted of any offence except for violation of the law in force at the time of the commission of the act charged as an offence, nor be subjected to a penalty greater than that which might have been inflicted under the law in force at the time of the commission of the offence

    Monis Rasool Professor Answered on 15th November 2015.
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