Directive Principles: A Comparative Study of Irish and Spanish Constitution with that of India

  • Aniket Jadhav
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  • Aniket Jadhav

    Advocate at Bombay High Court, India

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This abstract discusses the historical background and comparative analysis of Directive Principles of State Policy (DPSP) in the Indian, Irish, and Spanish constitutions. It begins by highlighting the Sapru Committee's recommendation in 1945, which categorized Fundamental Rights as justiciable and non-justiciable, with the latter forming the basis of DPSP in India. The influence of the Government of India Act, 1935, and the Irish constitution is discussed, emphasizing the incorporation of principles of DPSP.The objective of DPSP in Ireland, derived from Spanish DPSP, is outlined, focusing on its non-enforceability but moral obligation for the state to implement social goals. The common goals of justice, liberty, and equality are identified across all three countries, as DPSP aim to achieve socio-economic alignment and promote welfare by ensuring social order, legal aid, and equal rights for all citizens. The abstract concludes by acknowledging both similarities and differences among the DPSP in these nations, emphasizing the importance of a comparative study to understand their respective approaches to achieving social welfare


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International Journal of Law Management and Humanities, Volume 6, Issue 3, Page 1193 - 1202


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