Lokpal Laws in In India

It extends to the whole of India and it shall apply to all public servants in and outside India.


Jurisdiction of Lokpal to include Prime Minister, Ministers, members of Parliament,
Groups A, B, C and D officers and officials of Central Government.

Complaint to Lokpal

The Lokpal shall not inquire or investigate into any complaint, if the complaint is made after the expiry of a period of seven years from the date on which the offence  mentioned in such complaint is alleged to have been committed [S. 53]

The Lokpal shall function as the final appellate authority in respect of appeals arising out of any other law for the time being in force providing for delivery of public services and redressal of public grievances by any public authority in cases where the decision contains findings of corruption under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988


Where, after the conclusion of the investigation, the findings of the Lokpal disclose
the commission of an offence under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 by a public
servant referred to in clause (a) or clause (b) or clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 14, the Lokpal may file a case in the Special Court and shall send a copy of the report together with its findings to the competent authority.

Punishment for the false complaint to Lokpal

whoever makes any false and frivolous or vexatious complaint under this Act shall, on conviction, be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year and with fine which may extend to one lakh rupees.

Lokayukta for State

Every State shall establish a body to be known as the Lokayukta for the State, if not so established, constituted or appointed, by a law made by the State Legislature, to deal with complaints relating to corruption against certain public functionaries, within a period of one year from the date of commencement of this Act.



Connected Laws

The Constitution (One Hundred and Sixteenth Amendment) Bill, 2011


Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

Constitution of Search Committee under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013

Search Committee Rules



1 Manual of Office Procedure
2 Record Retention Schedule as Prescribed by D/o Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances
3 General Financial Rules, 2005
4 All India Services (AIS) Manuals
5 The AIS (Performance Appraisal Report) Rules, 2007
6 Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965
7 Central Civil Services (Temporary Service) Rules, 1965
8 Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988
9 Central Civil Services (Leave Travel Concession) Rules, 1988 (Notification dated 03/05/1988)
10 Central Civil Services (Leave Rules)
11 Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964 – Bringing Out A Revised/Updated Edition
12 Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964 (Updated)
13 Central Civil Services (Redeployment of Surplus Staff) Rules, 1990
14 Central Civil Services (Redeployment of Surplus Staff) Rules, 2002
15 IAS Promotion Guide Lines
16 IPS (Appointment by Limited Competetive Examination) Regulations, 2011
17 IPS (Probation) Amendment Rules, 2011
18 IAS (Pay) 2nd Amendment Rules, 2008
19 IFS (Pay) 2nd Amendment Rules, 2008
20 IPS (Pay) Amendment Rules, 2008
21 The IAS (PAY) Rules, 2007
22 The IFS (PAY) Rules, 2007
23 The IPS (PAY) Rules, 2007
24 Central Secretariat Service Rules, 1962
25 Central Secretariat Service Rules, 2009
26 Central Secretariat Clerical Service Rules
27 CSSS Rules, 1969
28 CSSS (PPS Grade) Rules, 1989
29 CSSS (Senior PPS Grade) Rules, 2000
30 Brochure On Grant Of Casual Leave & Special Casual Leave
31 Brochure On Casual Labourers
32 Brochure On Post Retirement Commercial Employment

33 Revised Scheme for Redeployment of Surplus Staff , 1989
34 All India Services Indemnity ACT
35 Administrative Tribunals
36 The Public Servants Inquiries ACT
37 The Departmental Inquiries (Enforcement of Attendance of witnesses and Production of Documents) ACT
38 Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000
39 Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000
40 Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000
41 Draft Public Services Bill – 2007
42 The Public Interest Disclosure and Protection to Persons Making the Disclosure Bill, 2010
43 CVC Act 2003
44 CVC Act Amendment
45 Gazette Notification(CVC)
46 PC (Prevention Of Corruption) ACT, 1988
47 The Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946
48 The Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Act, 2014 No. 28 of 2014
49 The Central Vigilance Commission (Staff) Rules, 2007
50 The Whistle Blowers Protection Act 2014
51 RTI ACT, 2005
52 RTI Rules, 2012
53 Compendium of Welfare Programmes Instruction
54 Administrative Instructions on Departmental Canteens in Government Officers
55 Fundamental Rules (FR 11 and FR 52,53 and 54)
56 Extracts of provisions in F.R. 56
57 Compilation of Fundamental Rules and Supplementary Rules (Part-I)
58 Brochure on JCM & CA
59 CCS (RSA) Rules, 1993
60 Central Civil Services (Classification, Control and Appeal) Rules, 1965 – Updated Version of the Bare Rules.



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