All Act to provide for the delegation of certain powers vested in the Administrator of the Union territory of Delhi.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifteenth Year of the
Republic of India as follows:-
1.Short title and extent.
1. Short title and extent. (1) This Act may be called the Delhi
(Delegation of Powers) Act, 1964.(2) It extends to the whole of the Union territory of Delhi.
2. Definitions. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-
(a) “Administrator” means the Administrator of Delhi appointed by the President under article 239 of the
(b) “Chief Secretary” means the Chief Secretary of the
(c) “Delhi” means the Union territory of Delhi;
(d) “District Judge” means the District Judge, Delhi, and includes an Additional District Judge, Delhi.
3.Delegation of powers, etc., vested in Administrator under certain laws.
3. Delegation of powers, etc., vested in Administrator under certain laws. (1) Any power, authority or jurisdiction or any duty which the Administrator may exercise or discharge by or under the pro-
visions of any enactment mentioned in column 1 of the Schedule may be exercised or discharged also-
(a) by any officer or authority mentioned in relation thereto in column 2 of the said Schedule;
(b) by such other officer or authority as may be specified in this behalf by the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette.
(2) The Administrator may transfer any appeal or application for revision or any other matter pending before him for disposal to an officer or other authority competent under sub-section (1) to dispose of the same.
213.(3) The Administrator may withdraw for disposal by himself any appeal or application for revision or any other matter pending before an officer or other authority competent under sub-section (1) to dispose of the same.
(See section 3)
(See section 3)
Name of enactment Provisions vesting powers Officer or author-
in the Administrator ity who may also exercise the powers
1. The Punjab Land Reve- Sections 13 and 16 Chief Secretary.
nue Act, 1887 (Punjab Act 17.of 1887), as in force in
2. The United Provinces Sections 210 and 219 Chief Secretary.
Land Revenue, Act, 1901.(United Provinces Act 3.of 1901), as in force in Delhi.
3 The Bengal Finance Section 20(3) District Judge.
(Sales Tax) Act, 1941.(Bengal Act 6 of 1941), as in force in Delhi.
4 The Delhi Land Reve- Sections 64, 66 and 72 Chief Secretary nue Act, 1954 (Delhi Act
12 of 1954).
5 The slum Areas (Impro- Section 20 Chief Secretary.
vement and Clearance)
Act 1956 (96 of 1956).