After omission of Existing Clause (4) NEW CLAUSE (4) shall be inserted
NEW CLAUSE (4) The Central Government or State Government as the case may be, shall
grant or refuse the previous / according sanction within six months from the date of original application
for sanction, otherwise the same shall be deemed to be granted / accorded.
The Prosecution proceeding against the Prime Minister of India, Chief Minister of a State, Public Servant holding Post
of Secretary rank in the Central or State Government service, any Judge or Magistrate Posted at any District within territory
of India shall be filed before Supreme Court.
The Prosecution proceeding against any Minister of a State, and / or Public Servant All-India service (IAS, IPS, and
ALLIED Services) except those referred under Clause (5) shall be filed before a High Court having Local Jurisdiction in the
The Prosecution proceeding against any Public Servant except those referred under Clause (5) and (6) shall be filed
before a Court of District Session Judge, having Local Jurisdiction in the matter.
Filling Court, after ex-party Prima facie satisfaction (of) complaint, shall transfer the
prosecution proceeding for trial and adjudication to any of its sub-ordinate Court(s)
CLAUSE (9) Filling Court, for its ex-party Prima facie
satisfaction can call for any record from any authority.
The provisions of Section 19 of the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 shall be amended accordingly.