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LAXMIKANT: CHAPTER S8.2 CENTRAL BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION BY NANDINI MAHARAD
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TOPICS o Organisation of the CBI
ORGANISATION OF C31 o At present (2016), the CBI has the following divisions: o 1. Anti-Corruption Division 2. Economic ottences Division 3. Special Crimes Division 4. Policy and International Police Cooperation Division 5, Administration Division 6. Directorate of Prosecution 7. Central Forensic Science Laboratory
COMPOSITION OF CBI o The CBI is headed by a Director. He is assisted by a special director or an o Additionally, it has a number of joint directors, deputy inspector generals, o In total, it has about s000 staff members, about 125 forensic scientists and about additional director. superintendents of police and all other usual ranks of police personnel 250 Laus officers The Director of CBI as Inspector-General of Police, Delhi special Police Establishment is responsible for the administration of the organisation. With the enactment of CVC Act 2003, the superintendence of Delhi Special Police Establishment vests with the Central Goveriment save investigations of offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1938, in which, the superintendence vests with the Central Vigilance Commission.
The Director of ceI has been provided security of two-year tenure in office by the CVC Act, 2003 o The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act (2013) amended the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act (1946) and made the following changes with respect to the composition of the CBI o 1. The Central Government shall appoint the Director of cBI on the recommendation of a three-member committee consisting of the o Prime Minister as Chairperson, o the Leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha and o the Chief Justice of India or Dudge of the Supreme Court nominated by him.
2. There shall be a Directorate of prosecution headed by a Director for conducting the prosecution of cases under the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 The Director of Prosecution shall be an officer not below the rank of Doint Secretary to the Government of India. o He shall function under the overall supervision and control of the Director of CBI. o He shall be appointed by the Central Goverament on the recommendation of the Central Vigilance Commission o He shall hold office for a period of two years. o 3. The Central Government shall appoint officers of the rank of SP and above in the CBI on the recommendation of a committee consisting of the Central Vigilance Commissioner as Chairperson, the Vigilance Commissioners, the Secretary of the Home Ministry and the Secretary of the Department of Personnel.
Later, the Delhi Special Police Establishment (Amendment) Act, 2014 made a change in the composition of the committee related to the appointment of the Director of c. o It states that wshere there is no recognized leader of opposition in the Lok Sabha, then the leader of the single Largest opposition party in the Lok Sabha would be a member of that commitee.
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