Jan Lokpal Bill- what the civil society say  

Jan Lokpal Bill: Civil society version

*The Lokpal will have jurisdiction over politicians, bureaucrats and judges. The CVC and the entire vigilance machinery of the Centre will be merged into the Lokpal

*The Lokpal can not only initiate action on its own but it can also entertain complaints directly from the public. It will not need reference or permission from any authority

*After completing its investigation against public servants, the Lokpal can initiate prosecution, order disciplinary proceedings or both

*With the corruption branch of the CBI merged into it, the Lokpal will be able to register FIRs, conduct investigations under the Criminal Procedure Code and launch prosecution

*The Lokayukta can only impose financial penalties for complaints found to be false

*The Lokpal will consist of 10 members and one chairperson, out of which only four are required to have legal background without necessarily having any judicial experience

*The selection committee will be broad-based as it includes members from judicial background, Chief Election Commissioner, Comptroller and Auditor General, retired Army generals and outgoing members of the Lokpal

*There is no such bar on the Lokpal's powers

*The Lokpal will have to complete its investigation within one year & the subsequent trail will have to over in another year

*Loss caused to government due to corruption will be recovered from all those proved guilty

For Govt version check here http://indmusings.blogspot.com/2011/04/lokpal-bill-what-govt-wants-to-say.html
Source: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2011-04-07/india/29391905_1_lokpal-bill-lokpal-members-complaints

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