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With reference to anti-defection law in India, consider the following statements :
1. The law specifies that a nominated legislator cannot join any political party within six months of being appointed to the House.
2. The law does not provide any time-frame within which the presiding officer has to decide a defection case.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct ?
(a) 1 only
(b) 2 only
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2



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Statement 1 is wrong
Schedule 10: If a nominated member joins any political party after the expiry of six months from joining then he’ll be disqualified.

Statement 2 is correct. No timeline is prescribed.


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