A Briefing Document on the Lokpal Bill, 2011: Issues of Constitutionality & Legality

47 Pages Posted: 25 Nov 2011

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Prashant Reddy

Independent

Sanhita Ambast

Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy

Subramanian Natarajan

Clifford Chance LLP

Arghya Sengupta

University of Oxford

Simi George

National Law School of India University

Date Written: November, 23 2011

Abstract

The primary aims and objectives of this briefing document are to analyse the legality and constitutionality of certain select clauses in the Lokpal Bill, 2011. A secondary focus of this briefing document is to analyse some of the broader issues that have been debated in context of the different versions of the Bill that have been drafted by various civil society groups.

Keywords: Lokpal, Constitution, Corruption, Ombudsman

JEL Classification: K1, K3, K4

Suggested Citation

Reddy, Prashant and Ambast, Sanhita and Natarajan, Subramanian and Sengupta, Arghya and George, Simi, A Briefing Document on the Lokpal Bill, 2011: Issues of Constitutionality & Legality (November, 23 2011). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1963899 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1963899

Prashant Reddy (Contact Author)

Independent ( email )

No Address Available

Sanhita Ambast

Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy ( email )

Medford, MA 02155

Subramanian Natarajan

Clifford Chance LLP ( email )

London

Arghya Sengupta

University of Oxford ( email )

Balliol College
Broad Street
Oxford, Oxfordshire OX13BJ
United Kingdom

Simi George

National Law School of India University ( email )

Nagarbhavi
Bangalore, KS Karnataka 560072
India

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