What is the amount of penalty for sitting and voting before making oath or affirmation under Article 99 of the Constitution of India or when not qualified (under Article 104) amounts to _____.
A.Rs. 5000
B. Rs. 15,000
C. Rs. 500
D. Rs. 1,00,000

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Hint: The word penalty is derived from Latin poenalis "relating to punishment". The amount If the penalty is more than Rs. 100. It is half of Rs. 1000.
- It is represented as “D” in Roman Numerals.

Complete answer:
Article 99 - Each individual from one or the other House of Parliament will, before sitting down, make an oath before the President or some individual appointed for that benefit by him, a promise or confirmation as indicated by the structure set out for the reason in the Third Schedule.
-Draft Constitution 1948 (Article 81, Constitution of India 1950) was examined on the nineteenth of May 1949. It required the individuals from the Parliament to make an oath before accepting his/her office.
 -In the wake of tolerating the amendment passed by the Drafting Committee, the Assembly embraced the Draft Article on nineteenth May 1949.

Article 104 - If an individual sits or votes as an individual from one or the other House of Parliament before he has conformed to the prerequisites of Article 99, or when he realizes that he is not qualified or that he is excluded for enrolment thereof, or that he is disallowed from so doing by the arrangements of any law made by Parliament, he will be subject in regard of every day on which he so sits or votes to a punishment of 500 rupees to be recuperated as an obligation because of the Union Powers, Privileges and Immunities of Parliament and its Members.
-Draft Article 84 (Article 104, Constitution of India, 1950) was talked about on the nineteenth May 1949. It accommodated a punishment for not qualified or precluded people who took an interest or cast a ballot in the Parliament.

Therefore, the correct answer is Option C.

Note: - An individual sits or votes as an individual from the Legislative Assembly or the Legislative Council of a State before he has consented to the necessities of Article 188, or when he realizes that he is not qualified or that he is excluded for enrolment thereof, or that he is precluded from so doing by the arrangements of any law made by Parliament or the Legislature of the State, he will be subject in regard of every day on which he so sits or votes to a punishment of 500 rupees to be recuperated as an obligation because of the State.