Lokpal and Lokayuktas under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013

Lokpal and Lokayuktas under the Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013

What are Lokpal and Lokayuktas? The Lokpal and Lokayukta Act, 2013 mandated for the establishment of Lokpal at the Union level and Lokayukta at the State level. Lokpal and Lokayuktas are statutory bodies and these don’t have any constitutional status. These institutions perform the function and role of an “Ombudsman” (an official appointed to investigate […]

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POWERS AND DUTIES OF APPELLATE COURT

POWERS AND DUTIES OF APPELLATE COURT UNDER CIVIL PROCEDURE CODE, 1908

INTRODUCTION An Appellate Court in which a first-instance appellate has this influential standing of accepting such an appeal must have certain powers and duties following its position. An appeal court’s power varies from powers such as the power to ultimately resolve a case that might seem like an obvious power. Certain powers such as the […]

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