[Prevention of Corruption Act] Delay in grant of sanction for prosecution would not lead to quashing of charges: Supreme Court

A bench of Justices BR Gavai and PS Narasimha, however, held that if a decision is not taken within the mandatory period, then the aggrieved party would be entitled to approach a writ court.
Justice BR Gavai and Justice PS Narasimha
Justice BR Gavai and Justice PS Narasimha

The Supreme Court on Tuesday held that the period of three months prescribed under the Prevention of Corruption Act for the appointing authority to decide upon a request for sanction to prosecute a public servant, is mandatory in nature [Vijay Rajmohan vs State represented through Inspector, Chennai)]

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