Friday, April 16, 2021

Procedures for filing affidavit before Lokayukta

Dimapur, October 30: The Department of Justice & Law has notified that affidavit in the Lokayukta has to be filed in the same way as documents are being filed in the proceedings before the High Court and the Supreme Court.
A notification informed that departments are not acquainted with the procedures to be followed in the matters pending and filed before the Lokayukta, particularly on account of absence of rules to be framed by the State Government in consultation with the Lokayukta and as such they do not refer the matter to the Department of Justice & Law for legal advice and vetting.
It informed that all such proceedings where the Lokayukta organization issue notice to Government departments, the departments concerned has to refer the files to the Secretary, Justice & Law, Nagaland for legal advice and vetting before it is filed in the Lokayukta.
(Page News Service)