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According to the Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013 the Lokpal shall consist of maximum _______ members including the Chairperson.
1. Three
2. Four
3. Nine
4. Five

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Correct Answer - Option 3 : Nine

The correct answer is Nine.

  • THE LOKPAL AND LOKAYUKTAS ACT, 2013
    • An Act to provide for the establishment of a body of Lokpal for the Union and Lokayukta for States to inquire into allegations of corruption against certain public functionaries and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
    • It extends to the whole of India.
    • It shall apply to public servants in and outside India.
    • ESTABLISHMENT OF LOKPAL 
      • Lokpal is a multi-member body, that consists of one chairperson and a maximum of 8 members.
      • A Chairperson, who is or has been a Chief Justice of India or is or has been a Judge of the Supreme Court or an eminent person who fulfills the eligibility specified in clause (b) of sub-section (3); 
      • Such number of Members, not exceeding eight out of whom fifty percent. shall be Judicial Members: Provided that not less than fifty percent. of the Members of the Lokpal shall be from amongst the persons belonging to the Scheduled Castes, the Scheduled Tribes, Other Backward Classes, Minorities and women.
    • Appointment of Chairperson and Members on recommendations of Selection Committee.
      • The Chairperson and Members shall be appointed by the President after obtaining the recommendations of a Selection Committee consisting of the
        • Prime Minister—Chairperson;
        • the Speaker of the House of the People—Member;
        • the Leader of Opposition in the House of the People—Member;
        • the Chief Justice of India or a Judge of the Supreme Court nominated by him—Member;
        • one eminent jurist, as recommended by the Chairperson and Members to be nominated by the President—Member
    • The term of office for Lokpal Chairman and Members is 5 years or till the age of 70 years.
    • Jurisdiction of Lokpal includes Prime Minister, Ministers, members of Parliament, Groups A, B, C and D officers and officials of Central Government.

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