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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

Criminal mis-conduct by a public servant and Habitual committing of offence under sections 8, 9 and 12 are defined under section 13 and 14 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 13 of Prevention of Corruption Act "Criminal mis-conduct by a public servant"

Section 13. (1) A public servant is said to commit the offence of criminal misconduct,-

(a) if he habitually accepts or obtains or agrees to accept or attempts to obtain from any person for himself or for any other person any gratification other than legal remuneration as a motive or reward such as is mentioned in section 7; or

(b) if he habitually accepts or obtains or agrees to accept or attempts to obtain for himself or for any other person, any valuable thing without consideration or for a consideration which he knows to be inadequate from any person whom he knows to have been, or to be, or to be likely to be concerned in any proceeding or business transacted or about to be transacted by him, or having any connection with the official functions of himself or of any public servant to whom he is subordinate, or from any person whom he knows to be interested in or related to the person so concerned; or

 

(c) if he dishonestly or fraudulently misappropriates or otherwise converts for his own use any property entrusted to him or under his control as a public servant or allows any other person so to do; or

(d) if he,-

(i) by corrupt or illegal means, obtains for himself or for any other person any valuable thing or pecuniary advantage; or

(ii) by abusing his position as a public servant, obtains for himself or for any other person any valuable thing or pecuniary advantage; or

(iii) while holding office as a public servant, obtains for any person any valuable thing or pecuniary advantage without any public interest; or

(e) if he or any person on his behalf, is in possession or has, at any time during the period of his office, been in possession for which the public servant cannot satisfactorily account, of pecuniary resources or property disproportionate to his known sources of income.

Explanation.-For the purposes of this section, "known sources of income" means income received from any lawful source and such receipt has been intimated in accordance with the provisions of any law, rules or orders for the time being applicable to a public servant.

(2) Any public servant who commits criminal misconduct shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall be not less than four years but which may extend to 8[ten years] and shall also be liable to fine.

Section 14 of Prevention of Corruption Act "Habitual committing of offence under sections 8, 9 and 12"

Section 14. Whoever habitually commits-

(a) an offence punishable under section 8 or section 9; or

(b) an offence punishable under section 12, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall be not less than five years but which may extend to ten years and shall also be liable to fine.

Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

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

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