Q. With reference to consent for the CBI consider the following statements:
1.The general consent is given to CBI by states for investing general as well as specific cases.
2.The CBI’s position to investigate cases is same as that of the National Investigation Agency.
Select the correct statements using the codes given below:

[A] 1 only

[B] 2 only

[C] Both 1 and 2

[D] Neither 1 nor 2

Answer: A
Notes:

Statement 1: States give general consent to CBI for investing general as well as specific cases.

Statement 2: The statement is incorrect. The CBI’s position to investigate cases is different from that of the National Investigation Agency as it is governed by the NIA Act, 2008, and has jurisdiction all over the country.

Source: The Indian Express