AAP needs Lt Governor's nod to govern capital: SC

AAP govt needs LG ‘approval’ to govern Delhi SC

AAP govt needs LG ‘approval’ to govern Delhi SC

He sought a balance between the powers of the Lieutenant Governor (L-G) and the state government, arguing that even if the L-G had greater powers under the Constitution, they should be exercised only in exceptional circumstances.

The Supreme Court's observations came while hearing the AAP government's petition challenging Delhi High Court's order that ruled the Lieutenant Governor was the national capital's administrator.

It said the Delhi government vs Lt Governor power tussle needs to be settled at the earliest by clearly defining the boundaries as it was effecting the day-to-day governance of the national Capital.

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The high court emphasized the administrative capacity of the L-G, while ruling that Delhi continues to be a union territory under the Transaction of Business Rules despite Article 239 AA of the Constitution making some special provisions with respect to Delhi. "LG in Delhi has the primacy under the Constitution", the bench, also comprising Justices A K Sikri, A M Khanwilkar, D Y Chandrachud and Ashok Bhushan, said.

He said that though the Jan Lokpal Bill was passed by the Delhi assembly, it was pending with the Central government.

Justice Chandrachud said that LG can not stultify a scheme by sitting over the files instead he is bound to under Article 239AA to refer the matter to President in case of difference of opinion. Mr Subramanium argued that a harmonious interpretation of Article 239AA was needed to fulfil constitutional mandate for a democratic elected government in Delhi.

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The 1998 notification said that in matters of public order, police and services, the L-G of Delhi would consult the chief minister, and in cases otherwise, the reasons would be recorded. "If their is difference of opinion, then he may refer the matter to the President for early resolution", the bench said. The L-G must exercise his functions with the aid and advice of the council of ministers, which has a collective responsibility and accountability to the people.

It had observed that not every dispute between the Centre and a State government could be classified as a "federal dispute".

Gopal Subramanium, representing Delhi government told Supreme Court that it has limited power and should be given more power.

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The two-judge Bench said there are several questions of law that need to be interpreted and settled by a Constitution Bench.

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