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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

Punishment for attempt and Matters to be taken into consideration for fixing fine are defined under section 15 and 16 of Prevention of Corruption Act 1988. Provisions under these Sections are:

Section 15 of Prevention of Corruption Act "Punishment for attempt"

Section 15. Whoever attempts to commit an offence referred to in clause (c) or clause (d) of sub-section (1) of section 13 shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than two years but which may extend to five years with fine.
 

 

Section 16 of Prevention of Corruption Act "Matters to be taken into consideration for fixing fine"

Section 16. Where a sentence of fine is imposed under sub-section (2) of section 13 or section 14, the court in fixing the amount of the fine shall take into consideration the amount or the value of the property, if any, which the accused person has obtained by committing the offence or where the conviction is for an offence referred to in clause (e) of sub-section (1) of section 13, the pecuniary resources or property referred to in that clause for which the accused person is unable to account satisfactorily.

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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