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Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to the prevention of corruption and for matters connected therewith.

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Thirty-ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows:

Section 1 of Prevention of Corruption Act "Short title and extent"

Section 1. (1) This Act may be called the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir and it applies also to all citizens of India outside India.

What are the Definitions? Section 2 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is Power to appoint special Judges? What are Cases triable by special Judges? Section 3 and 4 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is the Procedure and powers of special Judge? What is Power to try summarily? Section 5 and 6 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is Public servant taking gratification other than legal remuneration in respect of an official act? What is Taking gratification, in order, by corrupt or illegal means, to influence public servant? Section 7 and 8 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is Taking gratification, for exercise of personal influence with public servant? What is Punishment for abetment by public servant of offences defined in section 8 or 9? Section 9 and 10 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is the meaning Public servant obtaining, valuable thing, without consideration from person concerned in proceeding or business transacted by such public servant? What is Punishment for abetment of offences defined in section 7 or 11? Section 11 and 12 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is the Criminal mis-conduct by a public servant? Habitual committing of offence under sections 8, 9 and 12  defined in section 7 or 11? Section 13 and 14 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is the Punishment for attempt? Which Matters to be taken into consideration for fixing fine? Section 15 and 16 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

Who are Persons authorised to investigate? What is Power to inspect bankers' books? Section 17 and 18 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

Is Previous sanction necessary for prosecution? What is Presumption where public servant accepts gratification other than legal remuneration? Section 19 and 20 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is the meaning Accused person to be a competent witness? What is the meaning The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, to apply subject to certain modifications? Section 21 and 22 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is Particulars in a charge in relation to an offence under section 13(1)(c)? What is the meaning Statement by bribe giver not to subject him to prosecution? Section 23 and 24 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is the meaning Military, Naval and Air Force or other law not to be affected? What is the meaning Special Judges appointed under Act 46 of 1952 to be special Judges appointed under this Act? Section 25 and 26 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is the meaning Appeal and revision? What is the meaning Act to be in addition to any other law? Section 27 and 28 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

What is the meaning Amendment of the Ordinance 38 of 1944? What is Repeal and saving? Section 29 and 30 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

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