What is the Article 113?

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Updated on: November 9th, 2023

Article 113 in the Constitution of India is covered by the Parliamentary Estimates Procedure. Article 113 said that a grant claim should be submitted to Parliament for approval along with the government of India’s expected expenditures. Additionally, it stated that some paid items could be considered in both Houses of Parliament but did not have to be submitted to a vote.

Article 113 in the Constitution of India

Article 113 of the Indian Constitution outlines the process for the joint sitting of both houses of Parliament in case of a disagreement between them on a certain bill. This provision does not prohibit debate of any estimate in either House of Parliament.

  • However, it excludes discussion of the portion of the estimates related to spending charged to the Consolidated Fund of India, which is not subject to parliamentary voting.
  • The House of the people will be presented with requests for funding for that portion of the estimates that pertains to other expenses, and it will have the authority to grant or deny consent to any request or to grant consent subject to a decrease in the amount requested.
  • No claim for a grant may be made unless the President advises it.
  • The President can summon a joint sitting, and the decision on the bill is taken by a majority vote of the members present and voting.


What is Article 113?

Article 113 deals with the Parliamentary Estimates Procedure. The following statement provides further clarification: Nothing in this clause should be interpreted as prohibiting discussion of any estimate in either House of Parliament, except the section of the estimates dealing with Consolidated Fund of India spending that is not subject to a vote in Parliament.

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