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Sec 29, Prevention of Corruption Act 1988: Amendment of the Ordinance 38 of 1944

Section 29 (Amendment of the Ordinance 38 of 1944) under Chapter V (Sanction for Prosecution and Other Miscellaneous Provisions) of the Prevention of Corruption Act 1988

❝In the Criminal Law Amendment Ordinance, 1944,—

(a) in sub-section (1) of section 3, sub-section (1) of section 9, clause (a) of section 10, subsection (1) of section 11 and sub-section (1) of section 13, for the words “State Government”, wherever they occur, the words “State Government or, as the case may be, the Central Government” shall be substituted;

(b) in section 10, in clause (a), for the words “three months”, the words “one year” shall be substituted;

(c) in the Schedule,—

 (i) paragraph 1 shall be omitted;

 (ii) in paragraphs 2 and 4,—
   (a) after the words “a local authority”, the words and figures “or a corporation established by or under a Central, Provincial or State Act, or an authority or a body owned or controlled or aided by Government or a Government company as defined in section 617 of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) or a society aided by such corporation, authority, body or Government company” shall be inserted;
   (b) after the words “or authority”, the words “or corporation or body or Government company or society” shall be inserted;

 (iii) for paragraph 4A, the following paragraph shall be substituted, namely:—
   “4A.An offence punishable under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.”;

(iv) in paragraph 5, for the words and figures “items 2, 3 and 4”, the words, figures and letter “items 2, 3, 4 and 4A” shall be substituted.❞



The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988 was amended by the:
 - the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 (Act No. 01 of 2014);
 - the Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Act, 2018 (Act No. 16 of 2018).

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