Article 203 of The Indian Constitution: Estimates Procedure in Legislature

Part 6 of the constitution dedicated to State Government in which Article 202 to Article 207 determines Procedure in Financial Matters for legislation. Where Article 203 explains Procedure in Legislature with respect to estimates.

Article 203: Procedure in Legislature with respect to estimates

(1) So much of the estimates as relates to expenditure charged upon the Consolidated Fund of a State shall not be submitted to the vote of the Legislative Assembly, but nothing in this clause shall be construed as preventing the discussion in the Legislature of any of those estimates.

(2) So much of the said estimates as relates to other expenditure shall be submitted in the form of demands for grants to the Legislative Assembly, and the Legislative Assembly shall have power to assent, or to refuse to assent, to any demand, or to assent to any demand subject to a reduction of the amount specified therein.

(3) No demand for a grant shall be made except on the recommendation of the Governor.

-Text in Constitution

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