Karnataka Lokayukta
Karnataka Lokayukta

History of legislation and objects of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988:-

  1. (1984) 2 SCC 183 (R S Nayak Vs. A.R. Antulay and others and (2000) 5 SCC 88 State of M.P. & others Vs. Ramsingh – Objects of Prevention of Corruption Act – Prevention of Corruption Act is intended to make effective provisions for the prevention of bribery and corruption rampant among the public servants. It is a social legislation intended to curb illegal activities of public servants and is designed to be liberally construed so as to address its object. Procedural delays and technicalities of law should not be permitted to defeat the object sought to be achieved by the Act.