Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB)
The two-judge bench of AK Sikri and Ashok Bhushan unanimously agreed that the control of the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) will come under the Lieutenant-Governor, upholding the Centre’s notification.
* Control over appointments and transfers of bureaucrats
Electricity department, Revenue department, posting & transfer of Grade 3 & Grade 4 officer will come under Delhi government. In case of difference of opinion, L-G’s view will prevail.
* Ordering Inquiry Commission
Supreme Court unanimously held that the Centre has the power to set up Inquiry Commission.
* Control over Services
Justice Ashok Bhushan dissents from Justice Sikri on the issue of ‘Services’ and said that all the officers fall under the domain of the Central government. The Supreme Court referred the issue to a larger bench to decide whether the Delhi government or L-G should have jurisdiction over ‘Services’ in Delhi.