271 O. Existing cases to be transferred to Ombudsman

  1. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Kerala Lok-Ayukta Act, 1999 (8 of 1999) or any other law, if any proceedings, filed and not disposed of under the said Act, before the constitution of Ombudsman as per the provisions of this chapter, relate to a public servant or Local Self Government Institution as per the provisions of this Act, all cases with regard to such proceedings shall be transferred to the Ombudsman and the Ombudsman shall decide the cases in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
  2. All cases, with regard to the loss, wastage and misappropriation of any land of the Local Self Government Institution, pending before the Government or any other authority and disposed of just before the constitution of Ombudsman and the Ombudsman shall dispose of the cases in accordance with the provisions of this Act.
  3. No complaint, against a public servant as defined in this chapter, shall be entertained by a Lok-Ayukta or Upalok-Ayukta constituted as per the Kerala Lok-Ayukata Act, 1999 (8 of 1999) on or after the date of the constitution of Ombudsman as per the provisions of this chapter.