Declaration of Assets and Liabilities under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013 by All India Service Officers – Lokpal Return last date extended to 15th October 2015
DOPT has sent a letter to Chief Secretaries of all States in India regarding declaration of Assets and Liabilities by All India Service Officers under Lokpal.
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
DEPARTMENT OF PERSONNEL & TRAINING
MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL PUBLIC GRIEVANCES
NORTH BLOCK, NEW DELHI· 110001
Dated 30th April, 2015
Dear Chief Secretary,
Please refer to my D.O. letter of even number dated 29/30th December, 2014 regarding furnishing of information relating to assets. and liabilities by Public Servant under Section 44 of the Lokpal and lokayuktas Act,2013 and forwarding therewith copies of Government of India Notifications dated 26th December,2014.
2. In this regard, I am now forwarding herewith a copy, each of Government of India Notifications: –
i) Notification dated 27″ April, 2015,further amending the Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2014, extending the time limit for carrying out necessary change. in the relevant Conduct Rules relating to different service from eighteen months to twenty one months from the date on which the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act.2013 came into force,( i.e. 18th January,2014).
ii) Notification dated 27th April 2015 further amending the Public Servants (Furnishing of information and Annual Returns of Assets and Liabilities and the limits for exemption of assets in filing Returns) Amendment Rules,2014 extending the time limit for filing of revised returns by all the public servants from 30th April 2015 to 15th October, 2015.
3. In view of the present amendments mentioned above, the Annual Returns of Assets and Liabilities under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013, for the years 2014 and 2015 (which were to be filed by 30th April 2015 and 31st July 2015, respectively) may be filed on or before 15th October, 2015.
4. I request that the contents of these amendments may be brought to the notice of all the All India Service Officers working in connection with the affairs of the State Government, for compliance by them. It is presumed that all the preparatory steps for the purpose are in place as already requested In para 3 of the D.O. letter under reference.
Enclosures: As above