M.C. Mehta vs Union of India
M.C. Mehta vs Union of India - Supreme Court Case
On 16th February, 2006, a Three Judges Bench in M.C. Mehta vs Union of India & Ors (Interlocutory application No.22 in Writ Petition (Civil) No. 4677 of 1985) held that the Commissioner of Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) has power under the Delhi Municipal Corporation Act, 1957 to seal premises in case of its misuser. The Bench issued various directions for taking immediate steps to seal residential premises in Delhi being misused for commercial purposes.