A bench of Chief Justice G Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath directed Arvind Kejriwal Government to file an affidavit within two weeks on the issue raised in the petition.

The court said that it needs to examine whether Lieutenant Governor (LG) has to sign any notification issued in his name or not. "If you (AAP government) say that under the Transaction of Business Rules, LG's signature is not necessary while issuing any notification in his name, then you put the same on an affidavit," it added.

The court has now listed the matter for further hearing on September 23. However, the bench was informed through senior advocate Dayan Krishnan, appearing for Delhi government, that as per Transaction of Business Rules, the notification had to be issued in the name of LG and the same has been complied with. Krishnan also cited that the terms of the notification were informed to the LG and endorsed by the Home Ministry.

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