Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2011
22. Court to take cognizance.
1. No court shall take cognizance of any offence punishable under this Act or the rules or regulations made there under save on a complaint made by the Competent Authority or any officer or person authorised by it.
2. No court inferior to that of a Chief Metropolitan Magistrate or a Chief Judicial Magistrate shall try any offence punishable under this Act.