The Government of (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1987 allocates the following subject to the Vigilance Department:-

1.         All matters connected with vigilance work

2.         Anti corruption measures

3.         Property Returns of Gazetted Officers

4.         Advice of CCS(CCA) Rules, 1965

5.         Advice on Government servant (Conduct) Rules, 1964

6.         Matters relating to Vigilance Commission

7.         Public Grievances.

 

            The Vigilance Department is under the charge of the Hon’ble Chief Minister and It is under the administrative control of the Chief Secretary who is also the Chief Vigilance Officer for the state of Mizoram. The state Anti Corruption Bureau is administratively under the Vigilance Department. The Anti corruption Bureau has power to conduct confidential and secret enquiries as well as investigation in the following categories of offences:-

             (a)   Cases referred by the Government of Mizoram through the Chief Vigilance Officer.

(b)  Offences punishable under the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946(25 of 1946).

(c)   Offences punishable under Sections 379 to 382, 406 to 409, 411 to 414, 417 to 420,465,466,468,471,477 and 477A of the Indian Penal Code, when these offences involve the employees or the property of the Government of Mizoram and statutory bodies.

 

(d)  Offences punishable under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

 

(e)   Attempt, abetment and conspiracy in relation to the offences in (b),(c) and (d).

(f)   Investigation of criminal offences not mentioned above or enquiry into departmental misconduct, irregularity or negligence is outside the purview of the Bureau. Such investigation and enquiry shall be taken up by the Police/concerned departmental authority.

 

(g)   The Bureau will not undertake departmental enquiry against employees of other departments.

 

(h)  Officer of the Bureau not below the rank of Inspector of Police shall investigate the cases mentioned at (b),(c) and (d) above as provided in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973(2 of 1974) and Section 17 of Prevention and Corruption Act, 1988.

 

(i)   The Bureau is competent to conduct investigation/enquiry not only against Government servants but also other public servants who are employees of various state public undertakings, statutory corporations, companies, local authorities such as AMC, ZIDCO, ZOHANCO, MULCO, Mizoram Sports Council, MIFCO, MUCO, KVI, etc. etc.

 

 

 

(j)   In cases where private persons are involved along with public servants in criminal conspiracy or abetment or other offences, the investigation may be made against those persons along with the public servants concerned.

 

(k)  The Bureau will have full powers of collection of source information against all officers.

 

(l)   Preliminary enquiry into the complaints before registering regular case, when necessary and relevant.

 

 

               

                The Government of (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1987 allocates the following subject to the Vigilance Department:-

1.         All matters connected with vigilance work

2.         Anti corruption measures

3.         Property Returns of Gazetted Officers

4.         Advice of CCS(CCA) Rules, 1965

5.         Advice on Government servant (Conduct) Rules, 1964

6.         Matters relating to Vigilance Commission

7.         Public Grievances.

 

            The Vigilance Department is under the charge of the Hon’ble Chief Minister and It is under the administrative control of the Chief Secretary who is also the Chief Vigilance Officer for the state of Mizoram. The state Anti Corruption Bureau is administratively under the Vigilance Department. The Anti corruption Bureau has power to conduct confidential and secret enquiries as well as investigation in the following categories of offences:-

 

(a)   Cases referred by the Government of Mizoram through the Chief Vigilance Officer.

 

(b)  Offences punishable under the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946(25 of 1946).

(c)   Offences punishable under Sections 379 to 382, 406 to 409, 411 to 414, 417 to 420,465,466,468,471,477 and 477A of the Indian Penal Code, when these offences involve the employees or the property of the Government of Mizoram and statutory bodies.

 

(d)  Offences punishable under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988.

 

(e)   Attempt, abetment and conspiracy in relation to the offences in (b),(c) and (d).

(f)   Investigation of criminal offences not mentioned above or enquiry into departmental misconduct, irregularity or negligence is outside the purview of the Bureau. Such investigation and enquiry shall be taken up by the Police/concerned departmental authority.

 

(g)   The Bureau will not undertake departmental enquiry against employees of other departments.

 

(h)  Officer of the Bureau not below the rank of Inspector of Police shall investigate the cases mentioned at (b),(c) and (d) above as provided in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973(2 of 1974) and Section 17 of Prevention and Corruption Act, 1988.

 

(i)   The Bureau is competent to conduct investigation/enquiry not only against Government servants but also other public servants who are employees of various state public undertakings, statutory corporations, companies, local authorities such as AMC, ZIDCO, ZOHANCO, MULCO, Mizoram Sports Council, MIFCO, MUCO, KVI, etc. etc.

 

 

 

(j)   In cases where private persons are involved along with public servants in criminal conspiracy or abetment or other offences, the investigation may be made against those persons along with the public servants concerned.

 

(k)  The Bureau will have full powers of collection of source information against all officers.

 

(l)   Preliminary enquiry into the complaints before registering regular case, when necessary and relevant.