Q. Consider the following statements regarding the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021:
1. It provides a framework for the functioning of the Legislative Assembly and the government of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.
2. The Bill provides that such Rules must be consistent with the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Rajya Sabha.
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (Amendment) Bill, 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha on March 15, 2021.

· The Bill amends the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991.

· The Act provides a framework for the functioning of the Legislative Assembly and the government of the National Capital Territory (NCT) of Delhi.

· The Bill amends certain powers and responsibilities of the Legislative Assembly and the Lieutenant Governor.

· The Act allows the Legislative Assembly to make Rules to regulate the procedure and conduct of business in the Assembly.

· The Bill provides that such Rules must be consistent with the Rules of Procedure and Conduct of Business in the Lok Sabha.

Source: PRSINDIA

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