If both houses of parliament approved the proclamation of emergency it shall remain in force for 6 months from the date of resolution. Proclamation may be extended for the further period of 6 months, by passing fresh resolution in the same manner.
Where only one house approves the proclamation it shall cease to operate after the period of 1 month. If the proclamation of emergency is disapproved by the lower house (Lok Sabha) then President must revoke it immediately. If neither house takes any action, it shall cease to operate at the expiry of 1 month.