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Special Provisions for Delhi: Article 239AA
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In this lesson, Special Provisions for Delhi that was introduced by the 69th constitutional amendment act of 1991 is dealt in detail.

Ashna Sisodia is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Ashna Sisodia
PSIR Optional Faculty, having scored 125+ in the prelims and 140 in Essay Paper and 110+ each in GS Papers in the UPSC Mains 2017.

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Following this course for UPSC CSE Law Optional!
thank you very much mam very helpful bt a little more explanation is required for us for better understanding
good ma'am ,,,,but u need to explain more...
mam please explain with concept rather than only reading it will be more helpful. thank you
thank you very much mam
mam superb ............................
  1. Course: Union Territories & Special Areas Lesson: Union Territories (Part VIII) Presented by : Ashna Sisodia

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  3. Special provisions for Delhi Article 239AA: Special provisions with respect to Delhi. . (1) The 69th C.A.A of 1991 provided a special status to the Union Territory of Delhi, and redesignated it the National Capital Territory of Delhi and designated the administrator of Delhi as the lieutenant (It.) governor. (2) It created a legislative assembly and a council of ministers for Delhi. Previously, Delhi had a metropolitan council and an executive council the seats in such Assembly shall be filled by members chosen by direct election from territorial constituencies in the National Capital Territory.

  4. Special provisions for Delhi fixed at Zomembers, directly . The strength of the assembly is fixed at 70 members, directly elected by the people The elections are conducted by the election commission of India. The assembly can make laws on all the matters of the State List and the Concurrent List except the three matters of the State List, that is, public order, police and land. . But, the laws of Parliament prevail over those made by the Assembly.

  5. Special provisions for Delhi . The strength of the council of ministers is fixed at ten per cent of the total strength of the assembly, . The chief minister is appointed by the President (not by the lt. . The other ministers are appointed by the president on the advice . The ministers hold office during the pleasure of the president. seven-one chief minister and six other ministers. governor). of the chief minister. . The council of ministers is collectively responsible to the assembly.

  6. Special provisions for Delhi . The council of ministers headed by the chief minister aid and advise the lt. governor in the exercise of his functions except in so far as he is required to act in his discretion. . In the case of difference of opinion between the lt. governor and his ministers, the lt. governor is to refer the matter to the president for decision and act accordingly. . Article 239B: in case of failure of constitutional machinery, the president can impose his rule in the territory. . This can be done on the report of the lt. governor or otherwise . This provision resembles Article 356 which deals with the imposition of President's Rule in the states.

  7. Special provisions for Delhi Article 239B: The Lt. governor is empowered to promulgate ordinances during recess of the assembly . An ordinance has the same force as an act of the assembly. Every such ordinance must be approved by the assembly within six weeks from . If, before the expiration of that period, a resolution disapproving it is passed by . He can also withdraw an ordinance at any time after obtaining instructions . But, he cannot promulgate an ordinance when the assembly is dissolved or its reassembly the Legislature, it ceases to operate upon the passing of the resolution. from the President in that behalf. suspended Further, no such ordinance can be promulgated or withdrawn without the rior permission of the President

  8. Administration of UTs Execunive Union Territories 1. Andaman and Niobhnds Lt. Govenor 2. Chandigarh 3. Dadra and Nagar Haveli Legislanure Judiciary Under Cakutta High Cout Under Punjab and Haryana High Court Under Bombay High Cout Admimistrator A dministrator 4. |Daman and Diu Administrator Under Bombay High Couut Legislative Assembly Separate High Cout (a) Lt. Govemor (b) Chief minister (c) Council of ministers 5. Dehi 6. Lakshadweep Administrator Under Kerala High Cout 7. Puducherry Legislative Assembly Under Madras High Court (a) Lt. Govemor (b) Chief mnister (c) Council of ministers

  9. Administration of UTs Article 240: Power of President to make regulations for certain Union territories. . (1) The President can make regulations for the peace, progress . In the case of Puducherry also, the President can legislate by . (2) A regulation made by the President has the same force and and good government of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu. making regulations but only when the assembly is suspended or dissolved effect as an act of Parliament and can also repeal or amend any act of Parliament in relation to these union territories.

  10. Administration of UTs Article 241: High Courts for Union territories. . The Parliament can establish a high court for a union territory or put it under the jurisdiction of the high court of adjacent state. Dlhisiheytthat has a igh courtof its own (since 1966). . The Bombay High Court has got jurisdiction over two union territories-Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu.