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Consider the following statements:
1. The Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959 exempts several posts from disqualification on the grounds of ‘Office of Profit'.
2. The above-mentioned Act was amended five times.
3. The term ‘Office of Profit'.

Which of the statements given above is /are Correct?
(a) 1 and 2 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer:

A

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Explanation:

Statement 1 is correct. The Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959 provides exemptions to certain posts from disqualification on the grounds of holding an 'Office of Profit'. This Act specifies the offices which are not considered as offices of profit for the purpose of disqualification of Members of Parliament.

Statement 2 is correct. The Parliament (Prevention of Disqualification) Act, 1959 has been amended five times since its enactment to include additional exemptions and provisions.

Statement 3 is incorrect. The term 'Office of Profit' is not defined in the given statements; it is a concept that is relevant in the context of disqualification.

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