Article 248 Residuary Powers of Legislation

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Article 248: Residuary powers of legislation

248(1): 1Subject to article 246A, Parliament has exclusive power to make any law with respect to any matter not enumerated in the Concurrent List or State List.

248(2): Such power shall include the power of making any law imposing a tax not mentioned in either of those Lists.


  1. Substituted by s. 3, ibid., for the word “Parliament”.

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Article 248 of the Indian constitution Residuary powers of legislation

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