Filing of return under Lokpal by Central Government Employees – Last date extended to 31st July 2016

Filing of Return of assets and liabilities under Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013 by Central Government Employees – Last Date extended to 31st July 2016

Filing of return under Lokpal last date for filing return extended to 31st july 2016As per Section 44 of Lokpal and Lolayuktas Act 2013 a public servant has to declare the details of assets and liabilities owned by him, his spouse and dependent children, or assets for which they are beneficiaries.

Since July 2014, Last date for filing this declaration is extended from time to time for making necessary amendment in Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013 on the basis of apprehensions raised by government employees with respect to declaration of assets and liabilities owned by his / her spouse and children and publishing of declaration under lokpal in public domain.

Checkout this link for detailed information on efforts of Govt in amending Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act 2013

Now, DOPT has issued Notifcation dated 11.04.2016 for extending the last date for filing return under lokpal to 31st July 2016

The full text of notification dated 11.04.2016 issued in this regard is as follows

MINISTRY OF PERSONNEL,

PUBLIC GRIEVANCES AND PENSIONS

(Department of Personnel and Training)

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 11th April, 2016

G.S.R. 414(E).––In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) read with clause (k) and clause (m) of sub-section (2) of section 59 read with section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 (1 of 2014), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further 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:––

1. (1) These rules may be 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, 2016.

(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 sub-rule (2),—

(a) in the first proviso, for the words and figures “on or before the 15th day of April, 2016”, the words and figures “on or before the 31st day of July, 2016” shall be substituted;

(b) in the second proviso, for the words and figures “on or before the 15th day of April, 2016”, the words and figures “on or before the 31st day of July, 2016” shall be substituted.

[F. No. 407/12/2014-AVD-IV (B)]

JISHNU BARUA, Jt. Secy.

Download DOPT Notification dated 11.04.2016

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