What is the difference between Ordinary Bills and Money Bills?

Ordinary Bills

1. Articles 107 and 108 deal with ordinary bills.

2. An Ordinary Bill can be introduced in any of the Houses of Parliament.

3. An Ordinary Bill can be introduced only with the recommendation of the President.

4. A Dead lock may occur.

5. A Joint Session of Houses may be called to resolve the Dead lock.

6. When a Bill is passes in one House, and it is sent to the other House for passing, the other House may keep that Bill for 6 months with it.

7. The House has to oblige the recommendations of the other House. If not, Dead lock arises.

8. No such certificate necessary.

Money Bills

1. Articles 109 and 110 deal with Money Bills.

2. A Money Bill can only be introduced in the Lok Sabha. It can not be introduced in Rajya Sabha.

3. The Money Bill can be introduced without the recommendation of the President.

4. No dead lock occurs.

5. No Joint Session of House necessary.

6. A Money Bill is passed by Lok Sabha. Thereafter it is sent to Rajya Sabha for recommendations. Rajya Sabha must return it within 14 days, with or without recommendations.

7. Lok Sabha may consider or may not consider the recommendations of the Rajya Sabha pertaining to Money Bills.

8. Whether it is a Money Bill or not, the Speaker has to give a certificate and shall be endorsed only it. (Art. 110(4).