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Time extended for Declaration of Assets under Lokpal till 31st December 2014

Time extended for Declaration of Assets under Lokpal till 31st December 2014 – Notification issued – Formal Office Memorandum to follow

Time Limit for filing returns under Lokpal for declaration of assets by central government employees extended till 31st December 2014Central Government Employees are a relieved lot as DOPT issues Notification dated 8th September 2014 to extend the last date for Declaration of Assets and Liabilities under Lokpal and Lok Ayuktas Act 2014 from 15th September 2014 to 31st December 2014.

It is expected that formal Office Memorandum communicating this Government’s decision to extend the time limit for filing Declaration Assets and Liabilities as per Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014, the rules framed as per provisions of Section 59 reade with Section 44 and Section 45 of Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013.

Earlier, the last date for filing this return was fixed as 15th September 2014. On the basis of concerns and apprehensions raised by individual officers as well as by some Ministries on safety angle about posting of every information provided by employees in the website such as movable properties, cash in hand, gold in hand etc , Government has now formed committee to simplify the forms within 45 days . Hence, the time limit of filing returns / Declaration of Assets and Liabilities under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act has been extended now.

This is full text of amendment made in Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014 framed under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013

THE GAZETTE OF INDIA : EXTRAORDINARY [PART II—SEC. 3(i)]

MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS

(Department of Personnel and Training)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi. the 8th September. 2014

G.S.R. 638(E).—ln exercise of the powers conferred by sub-secrion (1) read with clause (k) and clause (1) of sub section (2) of Section 59 read with Section 44 and Section 45 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act. 2013 (1 of 2014), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules to amend the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules. 2014. namely:—

I. (I) These rules may he called the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Amendment Rules, 2014.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Public Servants (Furnishing of Information and Annual Return of Assets and Liabilities and the Limits for Exemption of Assets in Filing Returns) Rules, 2014. in rule 3. in the proviso to sub-rule (2), for the words on or before the 15th day of September, 2014′, the words “on or before the 31st day of December. 2014 shall he substituted.

[ F.No. 407/12/2014-AVD-lV(B) Pt.-I ]

BHASKAR KHULBE, Addl. Secy.

Note : The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary vide notification number G.S.R. 501(E). dated the 14th July. 2014.

Download DOPT Notification dated 08.09.2014 in file F.No. 407/12/2014-AVD-lV(B) Pt.-I

Also check following Lokpal related Instructions (Including Form / Format of Declaration of Assets under Lokpal)

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