(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.
(2012) 3 SCC 64 Subramanian Swamy v. Dr. Manmohan Singh The duty of the court is that any anti corruption law has to be interpreted and worked out in such a fashion as to strengthen the fight against corruption. That is to say, in a situation where two constructions are eminently reasonable the court has to accept the one that seeks to eradicate corruption to the one which seeks to perpetuate it(para 68).