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THE PREVENTION OF CORRUPTION ACT, 1947

(ACT NO. II OF 1947).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 11th March, 1947  
  
     An Act for the more effective prevention of bribery and corruption. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to make more effective provision for the prevention of bribery and corruption;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1.Short title and extent
2.Interpretation
3.Offences under sections 161 and 165 of the Penal Code to be cognizable offences
4.Presumption where public servant accepts gratification other than legal remuneration
5.Criminal misconduct
[5A. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code
6.[Omitted]
7.Accused person to be competent witness
 
 

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