Key Difference Between PC Act And Lokayukta Act

PC ACT

Central Enactment

Government officials, Politicians and Judges of trial court, High Court and Supreme Court can be tried here.

CBI & ACB are given powers of taking complaint and investigation.

Penalising Authority

Special Courts can be approached to register a Private Complaint

LOKAYUKTA ACT

State Enactment

Judges of trial court, High Court and Supreme Court are exempted and cannot be tried here.

Complaint can be made to CBI or ACB and the investigation has to be done by the Lokayukta Police or CBI/ACB depending on State

In few states, Lokayukta has power of penal & disciplinary actions but in few states only disciplinary actions power

Special Courts can be approached to register a Private Complaint