Law Answer Writing Practice 2018 - Week 4 - Question 3

90 Days Law Answer Writing Practice Question 1 for 05-Dec-2018

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05-Dec-2018 - Question 1

Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 is an important registration to safeguard democracy in India." Discuss. (2014) - 150 Words

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Model Answer

Public Servants in a democracy governed by rule of law play an important role in the administration as they are responsible for the implementation of the plans and policies of the government. If they are corrupt, the welfare of people will be greatly jeopardized, and the administration of the country will suffer heavily.
The Prevention of Corruption Act was primarily enacted for making the anti-corruption law more effective be widening their coverage and strengthening the provisions as to make the law more effective in combating corruption rampant among public servants.
The act has widened the scope of the definition of the expression “Public servant” and incorporated the provisions of sections 161 to 165 A of the Indian Penal Code in sections 7 to 12 of the act.
It has also enhanced the penalties for these offences and has Incorporated the provision that the order of the trial court upholding the grant of sanction for prosecution will be final if has not been already challenged and the trial has commenced.
In order to expedite the proceedings, provisions for day to day trial of cases and grant of stay and exercise of powers of revision on interlocutory orders have also been included.
Thus, this act holding public servants accountable and liable for their wrongdoings, corruption and dishonesty, plays a major role to safeguard democracy in India.


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