Procedure for impeachment of the President.-
(1) When a President is to be impeached for
violation of the Constitution, the charge shall
be preferred by either House of Parliament.
(2) No such charge shall be
(a) the proposal to prefer
such charge is contained in a resolution which
has been moved after at least fourteen days'
notice in writing signed by not less than one-fourth
of the total number of members of the House
has been given of their intention to move the
(b) such resolution has been
passed by a majority of not less than two-thirds
of the total membership of the House.
(3) When a charge has been
so preferred by either House of Parliament,
the other House shall investigate the charge
or cause the charge to be investigated and the
President shall have the right to appear and
to be represented at such investigation.
(4) If as a result of the
investigation a resolution is passed by a majority
of not less than two-thirds of the total membership
of the House by which the charge was investigated
or caused to be investigated, declaring that
the charge preferred against the President has
been sustained, such resolution shall have the
effect of removing the President from his office
as from the date on which the resolution is