State has no omnibus powers under Section 6 DSPE Act to withdraw consent to CBI in all cases: Centre to Supreme Court

The Central government submitted that State can exercise such power only on a case-to-case basis and for good, sufficient and germane reasons which have to be recorded.
CBI, WEST BENGAL AND Supreme court
CBI, WEST BENGAL AND Supreme court

The Central government has told the Supreme Court that an order of a State government to withdraw consent for Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe any case or a sweeping order withdrawing consent in all cases, would amount to an ultra vires exercise of power under Section 6 of the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act (State of West Bengal v. Union of India).

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