Book: Notes on Prevention of Corruption Act
Can prosecution under the Prevention of Corruption Act continue when the delinquent officer is exonerated in Departmental Proceedings?
It is the settled provision position of law that civil and criminal proceedings have an entirely different standard of proof and usually the result of one does not affect the other. However, it is also an established principle of law that the standard of proof required in a civil proceeding is much lower compared to […]
Section 20 Prevention of Corruption Act
In a case of trap, where the official had been caught with the receipt of the bribe is alone sufficient to constitute an offence? In the case of N. Vijayakumar v. State of T.N., (2021) 3 SCC 687 : 2021 SCC OnLine SC 53 at page 699, the Supreme Court held has follows: 26. It is equally well…