Declaration of Assets and Liabilities by public servants under section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 – extension of last date

| April 27, 2015

No. 407/12/2014-AVD-IV(B)
Bharat Sarkar/Government of India
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Department of Personnel and Training

New Delhi, the 25th April, 2015

Office Memorandum

Subject; Declaration of Assets and Liabilities by public servants under section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 – extension of last date for filing of revised returns by public servants who have filed property returns under the existing
service rules – regarding
The undersigned is directed to refer to this Department’s D.O. letter of even number dated 29’h December, 2014 regarding the furnishing of
information relating to assets and liabilities by public servants under section 44 of the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 and forwarding therewith copies of the Central Government’s notifications dated 26th December, 2014
containing –
(a) amendment to the Lokpal & Lokayuktas (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2014, for the purpose of extending the time limit for carrying
out necessary changes in the relevant rules relating to different services from “three hundred and sixty days” to “eighteen months”,
from the date on which the Act came into force, i.e., 16th January, 2014; and
(b)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, extending the time limit for filing of revised returns by all public servants from 31 st December,
2014 to 30111 April, 2015.
2. In this regard, the undersigned is directed to convey that the last date for filing of revised returns by public servants under the rules indicated in para 1 (b) above has now been further extended from 30th Apri I, 2015 to 15th October. 2015-. Formal amendments to 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 and to the Lokpal & Lokayuktas (Removal of Difficulties) Order, 2014 are being notified separately. They will also be uploaded on the website of this Department, i.e., http://persmin.nic.in/DOPT.asp.
3. All Ministries/Departments and cadre authorities are requested to kindly issue orders towards ensuring compliance with the revised Rules by all officers and staff m the respective Ministry/Department/ Organisations/PSUs under their control, within the revised time-limit mentioned therein.

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