Lokpal Bill - Highlights
The Bill also has provisions for inclusion of candidates from minorities in Lokpal Bench and in the Search Committee.
New Delhi: Following are the highlights of the Lokpal Bill drafted by the UPA government, which is scheduled to be tabled in Lok Sabha on Thursday.
skipped any mention of minorities. Similar reservation is being provided in the Search
Committee of the Lokpal.
committee comprising the Prime Minister, Leader of the Opposition in Lok Sabha and the Chief Justice of India or a Supreme Court Judge nominated by him.
full control. However, Lokpal will have provision for superintendence over CBI in corruption cases referred by it to the investigation agency.
Justice of India and an eminent jurist nominated by the President of India.
Ministers, members of legislative assemblies and to inquire into them and take follow up action.
with their approval.
under Lokpal and Lokayuktas which will receive complaints against Group A, B, C and D government employees.
and D employees, the CVC will take action on its own.
till his acquittal.