Section 34 in The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991

Title: Official language or languages of the Capital and language or languages to be used in Legislative Assembly

Description: (1) The Legislative Assembly may by law adopt any one or more of the languages in use in the Capital or Hindi as the official language or languages to be used for all or any of the official purposes of the Capital: Provided that the President may by order direct— (i) that the official language of the Union shall be adopted for such of the official purposes of the Capital as may be specified in the order; (ii) that any other language shall also be adopted throughout the Capital or such part thereof for such of the official purposes of the Capital as may be specified in the order, if the President is satisfied that a substantial proportion of the population of the Capital desires the use of that other language for all or any of such purposes. (2) The business in the Legislative Assembly shall be transacted in the official language or languages of the Capital or in Hindi or in English: Provided that the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly or person acting as such, as the case may be, may permit any member who cannot adequately express himself in any of the languages aforesaid to address the Assembly in his mother-tongue.

Title: Language to be used for Bills, Acts, etc

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in section 34, until Parliament by law otherwise provides, the authoritative texts— (a) of all Bills to be introduced or amendments thereto to be moved in the Legislative Assembly; (b) of all Acts passed by the Legislative Assembly; and (c) of all orders, rules, regulations and bye-laws issued under any law made by the Legislative Assembly, shall be in the English language: Provided that where the Legislative Assembly has prescribed any language other than the English language for use in Bills introduced in, or Acts passed by, the Legislative Assembly or in any order, rule, regulation or bye-law issued under any law made by the Legislative Assembly, a translation of the same in the English language published under the authority, of the Lieutenant Governor in the Official Gazette shall be deemed to be the authoritative text thereof in the English language.

Title: Restriction on discussion in the Legislative Assembly

Description: No discussion shall take place in the Legislative Assembly with respect to the conduct of any Judge of the Supreme Court or of a High Court in the discharge of his duties.

Title: Courts not to inquire into proceedings of Legislative Assembly.

Description: (1) The validity of any proceedings in the Legislative Assembly shall not be called in question on the ground of any alleged irregularity of procedure. (2) No officer or member of the Legislative Assembly in whom powers are vested by or under this Act for regulating procedure or the conduct of business, or for maintaining order in the Legislative Assembly shall be subject to the jurisdiction of any court in respect of the exercise by him of those powers

Title: Election Commission to delimit constituencies

Description: (1) The Election Commission shall, in the manner herein provided, distribute the seats assigned to the Legislative Assembly under section 3 to single-member territorial constituencies and delimit them having regard to the following provisions, namely:— (a) all constituencies shall, as far as practicable, be delimited in such manner that the ratio between the population of each of such constituencies and the total population of the Capital is the same; and (b) constituencies in which seats are reserved for the Scheduled Castes shall, as far as practicable, be located in areas where the proportion of their population to the total population is comparatively large. (2) The Election Commission shall— (a) publish its proposals for the delimitation of constituencies in the Official Gazette and also in such other manner as the Commission may consider fit, together with a notice inviting objections and suggestions in relation to the proposals and specifying a date on or after which the proposals will be further considered by it; (b) consider all objections and suggestions which may have been received by it before the date so specified; (c) after considering all objections and suggestions which may have been received by it before the date so specified, determine by one or more orders the delimitation of constituencies and cause such order or orders to be published in the Official Gazette; and upon such publication, the order or orders shall have the full force of law and shall not be called in question in any court.

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