Section 48 in The Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi Act, 1991

Title: Audit reports

Description: The reports of the Comptroller and Auditor-General of India relating to the accounts of the Capital for any period subsequent to the date referred to in sub-section (1) of section 46 shall be submitted to the Lieutenant Governor who shall cause them to be laid before the Legislative Assembly.

Title: Relation of Lieutenant Governor and his Ministers to President

Description: Notwithstanding anything in this Act, the Lieutenant Governor and his Council of Ministers shall be under the general control of, and comply with such particular directions, if any, as may from time to time be given by, the President.

Title: Period of order made under article 239AB and approval thereof by Parliament

Description: (1) Every order made by the President under article 239AB shall expire at the end of one year from the date of issue of the order and the provisions of clauses (2) and (3) of article 356 shall, so far as may be, apply to such order as they apply to a Proclamation issued under clause (1) of article 356. (2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), the President may extend the duration of the aforesaid order for a further period not exceeding two years from the date of expiry of the order under sub-section (1) subject to the condition that every extension of the said order for any period beyond the expiration of one year shall be approved by resolutions of both Houses of Parliament.

Title: Authorisation of expenditure by President

Description: Where the Legislative Assembly is dissolved or its functioning as such Assembly remains suspended, on account of an order made by the President under article 239AB, it shall be competent for the President to authorise when the House of the People is not in session expenditure from the Consolidated Fund of the Capital pending the sanction of such expenditure by Parliament.

Title: Contracts and suits

Description: For the removal of doubts it is hereby declared that— (a) all contracts in connection with the administration of the Capital are contracts made in the exercise of the executive power of the Union; and (b) all suits and proceedings in connection with the administration of the Capital shall be instituted by or against the Government of India.