Salient Features of Bihar Lokayukta Act 2011

Lokayukta chairperson or members should be of impeccable integrity, outstanding ability, having special knowledge of and professional experience of not less than 25 years in public affairs, administrative law and policy, academics, commerce and industry, law, finance or management.

· He should not be less than 55 years of age.

· The term of Lokayukta and members would be five years from the date of assuming office.

· Chief minister, former chief ministers, ministers, former ministers, legislators, former legislators, public servants, Assembly speaker and chairman of legislative council and government employees, employees of corporations or organizations receiving government grants would be under the purview of Lokayukta.

· The Governor may suspend the chairperson or any other member from office on grounds of misbehaviour after the Supreme Court, on a reference being made to it by the Governor.

· The chairperson or member shall be ineligible for re-appointment or further employment to any other office of profit under the government of India of the government of the state.