The Orissa Lokpal and Lokayuktas (Competent Authority) Rules, 1996
Published vide Notification Orissa Gazette Extraordinary No. 658/27.6.1996-Notification No. 4950-Lokpal-5/95-P.G. and P.A./27.6.1996
(a) "Act" means the Orissa Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 1995;
(b) "Department" means a Department of the Government;
(c) "section" means a section of the Act.
(ii) All other words and expressions used but not defined for these rules shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them in the Act.3. Competent authority. - The competent authority for the purpose of item (ii) of Clause (c) of Section 2 of the Act is the Minister of the concerned Department in case of public servants other than a Minister, Chief Secretary or Secretary. 4. These rules shall be applicable to any complaint involving grievance or an allegation of investigation, which was pending before the Lokpal immediately before the repeal of the Orissa Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 1970 (Orissa Act 1 of 1971).