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India is one of the few countries where capital punishment is legal and is justified under the rarest of the rare doctrine. However, it is not just the execution in principle but the process of execution which matters. Discuss (10 Marks) ATTORNEY GENERAL OF INDIA-DUTIES AND FUNCTIONS

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The Attorney general for India is the Indian government’s chief legal adviser and is primary lawyer in the Supreme court of India.

For instance,

•Appointed by the President of India under article 76 of the constitution, he appears in the supreme court on behalf of the government of India to conduct important cases.

•To advise the Union Government in legal matters

•To perform such other duties which maybe assigned to him by the President

•To discharge such other functions conferred on him by or under the Constitution or any other law for the time being in force.

However, even being the first law officer, he is not the whole time Counsel for the government nor a government servant.

He has the Right to speak or take part in proceedings of either house of parliament on in the joint session of two houses or any committe of the Parliament. He cannot, however, vote.
He also enjoys the same privileges and immunities as the members of parliament. The constitution expressly guarantees his right of audience in all courts in India in the performance of his duties.

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