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What is Power to declare certain publications forfeited and to issue search-warrants for the same? Section 95 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Power to declare certain publications forfeited and to issue search-warrants for the same is defined under Section 95 of CRPC 1973. Provision under this section is:

Section 95 of CRPC "Power to declare certain publications forfeited and to issue search-warrants for the same"
(1) Where -
(a) any newspaper, or book, or
(b) any document,
wherever printed, appears to the State Government to contain any matter the publication of which is punishable under section 124A or section 153A or section 153B or section 292 or section 293 or section 295A of the Indian Penal Code, the State Government may, by

notification, stating the grounds of its opinion, declare every copy of the issue of the newspaper containing such matter, and every copy of such book or other document to be forfeited to Government, and thereupon any police officer may seize the same wherever found in India and any Magistrate may by warrant authorise any police officer not below the rank of sub-inspector to enter upon and search for the same in any premises where any copy of such issue or any such book or other document may be or may be reasonably suspected to be.

 

(2) In this section and in section 96, -
(a) "newspaper" and "book" have the same meaning as in the Press and Registration of Books Act, 1867(25 of 1867);
(b) "document" includes any painting, drawing or photograph, or other visible representation.
(3) No order passed or action taken under this section shall be called in question in any Court otherwise than in accordance with the provisions of section 96.

   
 

COMPEL PRODUCTION OF THINGS

Section 91 and 92 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is summon to produce document or other thing? What is procedure as to letters and telegrams

Section 93 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - When Search Warrant is to be issued?

Section 94 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Search of place suspected to contain stolen property forged documents etc

Section 95 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Power to declare certain publications forfeited and to issue search-warrants for the same?

Section 96 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Application to High Court to set aside declaration of forfeiture?

Section 97 and 98 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is search for person wrongfully confined? What is power to compel restoration of abducted females?

Section 99, 100 and 101 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Direction, etc., of search-warrants? What is the responsibility of Persons in charge of closed place to allow search? What is Disposal of things found in search beyond jurisdiction?

Section 102, 103, 104 and 105 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Power of police officer to seize certain property? What is Magistrate may direct search in his presence? What is Power to impound document, etc., produced? What is Reciprocal arrangements regarding processes?

 

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