Consider the following authorities/bodies:

  1. Central Vigilance Commission
  2. Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG)
  3. Central Bureau of Investigation

Which of the above is/are statutory body/bodies?

Answer: [B] 1 Only

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) is a constitutional body. CBI and CVC are not independent authorities.While CVC is a statutory body but CBI is not. The Central Vigilance Commission has been with “statutory status” with effect from 25th August, 1998.

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