THE UTTAR PRADESH LOKAYUKTA AND UP-LOKAYUKTA ACT-1975
SECTION- 16. International insult or interruption to or bringing into disrepute, Lokayukta or Up- Lokayukta -
(1) Whoever intentionally offers any insult, or causes any interruption to the Lokayukta or an Up-Lokayukta while the Lokayukta or the Up-Lokayukta is conducting any investigation under this Act, shall on conviction, be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.
(2) Whoever, by words spoken or intended to be read, makes or publishes any statement or does any other act, which is calculated to bring the Lokayukta or Up-Lokayukta into disrepute, shall, on conviction, be punished with simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine or with both.
The provisions of sub-sections (2) to (6) of section
199 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Central Act 2 of 1974), shall
apply in relation to an offence under sub-section (1) or sub-section (2)
as they apply in relation to an offence referred to in sub-section (2)
of the said section 1999 subject to the modification that no complaint
in respect of such offence shall be made by the public prosecutor except
with the previous sanction,-