Q: 23 (SCRA/2010)

Although the Constitution makes it obligatory for the President to act in the discharge of his/her functions on the aid and advice of the Council of Ministers, in which among the following matters can he/she act in his/her own judgement without the advice of the Council of Ministers?
1. Grant of pardon to a convict sentenced to death.
2. Appointment of the Prime Minister in a situation where no party or alliance commands majority in the House of the People.
3. Appointment of the Prime Minister in case of sudden death of the incumbent
4. Dissolution or otherwise of the House of the People on the advice of the Council of Ministers that has lost the confidence of the House.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.
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