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Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 1

 The Central Bureau of Investigation was set-up by: 

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was set up in 1963 by a resolution of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Later, it was transferred to the Ministry of Personnel and now it enjoys the status of an attached office

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 2

The Central Bureau of Investigation was set-up in: 

Detailed Solution for Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 2

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was set up in 1963 by a resolution of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Later, it was transferred to the Ministry of Personnel and now it enjoys the status of an attached office.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 3

Which of the following Committees/Reports recommended for the establishment of the Central Bureau of Investigation? 

Detailed Solution for Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 3

The establishment of the CBI was recommended by the Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption (1962–1964). The CBI is not a statutory body. It derives its powers from the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 4

Which of the following about CBI-Central Bureau of Investigation is /are CORRECT?

It enjoys the status of an attached Office under the Ministry of Home Affairs.

The Director of CBI  has  been  provided  security  of tenure  in  office  by  the  CVC Act, 2003.

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Statement 1: The  Central  Bureau  of  Investigation  (CBI)  was  set  up  in  1963  by  a resolution  of  the  Ministry  of  Home  Affairs.  Later,  it  was  transferred  to the  Ministry  of  Personnel  and  now  it enjoys  the  status  of  an  attached  office. The Special Police Establishment (which looked into vigilance cases) setup in 1941 was also merged with the CBI.

Hence Statement 1 Is Incorrect

Statement 2: 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  Government  save  investigations  of offences  under  the  Prevention  of  Corruption  Act,  1988,  in  which,  the superintendence  vests  with  the  Central  Vigilance  Commission.  The  Director of  CBI  has  been  provided  security  of  two-year  tenure  in  office  by  the  CVC Act, 2003.

Hence Statement 2 is Correct

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 5

 In which city is the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Academy located?

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The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Academy was set up in Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh in 1996.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 6

The CBI is in the _______ list given in the seventh schedule of the Constitution.

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In the Union list, given in the seventh schedule of the Constitution of India, CBI is listed implying Union government as the final authority with regards to the appointment, termination of services, subjects to be picked up for investigation, and so on. Additionally, CBI is attached under the Ministry of Personnel Public grievance and Pension. 

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 7

Who of the following is the chairperson of the Committee recommending the appointment of the Director of the Central Bureau of Investigation? 

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The Central Government shall appoint the Director of CBI on the recommendation of a three-member committee consisting of the Prime Minister as Chairperson, the Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha and the Chief Justice of India or Judge of the Supreme Court nominated by him

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 8

The Central Bureau of Investigation comes under the administrative control of the: 

Detailed Solution for Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 8

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is the premier investigating agency of India. It operates under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 9

Statement I: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is a statutory body.
Statement II: The CBI derives its powers from the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946.
Codes:

Detailed Solution for Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 9

The CBI is not a statutory body. It derives its powers from the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946.

Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 10

Consider the following statements: 

  1. The Director of Central Bureau of Investigation as Inspector-General of Police, Delhi Special Police Establishment, is responsible for the administration of the organisation. 
  2. With the enactment of CVC Act, 2003, the superintendence of Delhi Special Police Establishment vests with the Central Government save investigations of offences under the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, in which, the superintendence vests with the Central Vigilance Commission.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct? 

Detailed Solution for Laxmikanth Test: Central Bureau of Investigation - Question 10

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) was set up in 1963 by a resolution of the Ministry of Home Affairs. Later, it was transferred to the Ministry of Personnel and now it enjoys the status of an attached office . The Special Police Establishment (which looked into vigilance cases) setup in 1941 was also merged with the CBI. The establishment of the CBI was recommended by the Santhanam Committee on Prevention of Corruption (1962–1964). The CBI is not a statutory body. It derives its powers from the Delhi Special Police Establishment Act, 1946

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