Q: 32 (SCRA/2015)

Which of the following statements concerning the Election Commission’s Model Code of Conduct is/are not correct?
1. The Model Code of Conduct has been provided by the Constitution of India.
2. The Model Code of Conduct emerged out of a voluntary decision by political parties in 1968 to abide by certain norms of electoral campaign.
3. In case of the violation of the Model Code of Conduct, the Supreme Court of India can step in on its own accord.
4. The Election Commission of India has the power to regulate electoral competition by enforcing the Model Code of Conduct from the day the dates of the election are announced.
Select the correct answer using the code given below.