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  Memo Code: TSV 1913 Team Code: XIX th A LL I NDIA M OOT C OURT C OMPETITION ,   2019   FOR   A DV .   T.   S.   V ENKATESWARA I YER M EMORIAL E VER R  OLLING T ROPHY IN THE MATTER OF: FRIENDS OF WOMEN …PETITIONER   VERSUS UNION OF INDIA …RESPONDENT  25-27 th  January, 2019 H IS H IGHNESS M AHARAJAS G OVERNMENT L AW C OLLEGE  Park Avenue Road, Ernakulam, Kerala- 682011 MEMORANDUM ON BEHALF OF THE RESPONDENT    BEFORE THE HON’BLE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA   ( WRIT PETITION UNDER ARTICLE 32 OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA) AS SUBMITTED TO THE HON’BLE CHIEF JUSTICE OF INDIA & OTHER COMPANION JUDGES OF THE HON’BLE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA MEMORANDUM ON BEHALF OF THE RESPONDENT   W.P. NO. ______/2019 FRIENDS OF WOMEN … PETITIONER    VERSUS UNION OF INDIA …RESPONDENT    19 TH   A LL I  NDIA M OOT C OURT C OMPETITION  M EMO C ODE :   TSV   1913   III -M EMORANDUM F OR R  ESPONDENT - TABLE OF CONTENTS   BIBLIOGRAPHY ........................................................................................... V INDEX OF AUTHORITIES ....................................................................... VII LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS ....................................................................... XI STATEMENT OF FACTS ........................................................................ XIII STATEMENT OF JURISDICTION .............................................................. 1 QUESTIONS PRESENTED............................................................................ 2 SUMMARY OF ARGUMENTS ..................................................................... 3 ARGUMENTS ADVANCED .......................................................................... 4 I. WHETHER    THE   PARLIAMENT   WAS   COMPETENT   TO   ENACT   THE   HINDU   PLACES   OF   PUBLIC   WORSHIP   ACT,   2018? ................................................ 4 A. T HE SUBJECT MATTER OF THE HINDU PLACES OF PUBLIC WORSHIP ACT FALLS WITHIN THE LEGISLATIVE POWER OF THE PARLIAMENT  ................................................................ 4  1. That the Parliament is competent to enact the Hindu Places of Public Worship  Act by virtue of power conferred under Art. 246(2) .................................................... 4 2. That the State does not have any exclusive power to enact laws over the present  subject matter ............................................................................................................ 5 3. That the Parliament is competent to enact the Hindu Places of Public Worship  Act by virtue of power conferred under Art. 25(2) ...................................................... 7 B. T HE HINDU PLACES OF PUBLIC WORSHIP ACT OUGHT NOT TO BE CLASSIFIED AS COLOURABLE LEGISLATION  ............................................................................................. 8 1. That the doctrine of mala fide is inapplicable ..................................................... 8 2. That the circumstances prevailing at the time of the enactment are ought to be considered while evaluating its validity ..................................................................... 9 C. T HE IMPUGNED PROVISION HAS NOT BEEN PASSED WITH AN INTENT TO DEFEAT THE EFFECT OF THE JUDGMENT PASSED BY THE HON ’ BLE SUPREME COURT  ............................ 10  II. WHETHER    THE   SECTION   4(B)   OF   THE   HINDU   PLACES   OF   PUBLIC   WORSHIP   ACT   USURPS   RIGHTS   GUARANTEED   UNDER    THE   CONSTITUTION? ........................................................................................................ 11  19 TH   A LL I  NDIA M OOT C OURT C OMPETITION  M EMO C ODE :   TSV   1913   IV -M EMORANDUM F OR R  ESPONDENT - A. T HAT THERE IS A PRESUMPTION OF CONSTITUTIONALITY IN FAVOUR OF A STATUTE ..... ............................................................................................................................ 12 B. T HAT THE FUNDAMENTAL RIGHTS ARE NOT ABSOLUTE IN NATURE .......................... 12 C. T HAT THE IMPUGNED PROVISION IS IN CONSONANCE WITH PART III  OF THE CONSTITUTION  ............................................................................................................. 13  1. The impugned provision is in consonance with the right to equality provided under Arts. 14 & 15 of the COI ................................................................................ 13 2. The impugned provision is in consonance with the constitutional guarantee under Art. 17 of the COI against the practice untouchability ................................... 16 3. The impugned provision is in consonance with right to freedom and liberty  guaranteed under Arts. 19 & 21 of the COI. ............................................................ 18 D. T HAT THIS HON ’ BLE COURT WHILE DETERMINING THE VALIDITY OF THE HINDU PLACES OF PUBLIC WORSHIP ACT OUGHT NOT TAKE INTO ACCOUNT PROVISIONS OF PART IV  OF THE CONSTITUTION  .................................................................................................. 19  1. That the provisions of Part IV are not judicially enforceable ............................ 19 2. That the impugned provision is in consonance with Part IV of the COI ............ 20 CONCLUSION .......................................................................................... XIII PRAYER .....................................................................................................XIV
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