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26.Geo. 111. An Act for the further Regulation of the Section 29.

trial of persons accused of certain offences
committed in the East Indies ; for repeal-
ing so much of an Act made in the 24th
year of the reign of his present Majesty
(intituled “ An Act for the better regula-
tion and management of the Affairs of the
East India Company, and of the British
Possessions in India, and for establishing
a Court of Judicature for the more speedy
and effectual trial of persons accused of
Offences committed in the East Indies"),
as requires the servants of the East India
Company to deliver inventories of their
Estates and effects ; for rendering the laws
more effectual against persous unlawfully
resorting to the East Iudies; and for the
more easy proot, in certain cases, of deeds
and writings executed in Great Britain or

33 Geo. III., An Act for continuing in the East India Sectiou 67.

Company, for a further term, the posses
sion of the British Territories in India,
together with their exclusive trade under
certaio limitations; for establisbing further
Regulations for tlie government of the said
Territories, and the better administration
of Justice within the same; for appro-
priatiog to certain uses the Revenues and
Profits of the said Colapany; and for
making provision for the good order and
government of the Towns of Calcutta,

Madras and Bombay:
Act I. of An Act to provide more effectually for the so much as is un.
1849. punishment of offences committed in

repealed, Foreigo States. Act VII. of An Act for the apprehension within the terri. So much as is up1854. tories under the Government of the East

repealed. India Company of persons charged with the commission of heinous offences beyond the limits of the said territories, and for delivering them up to justice, and to provide for the execution of warrants in places out of the jurisdiction of the authorities issuing them.


Sections of the Indian Penal Code referred to in Seciion 11. Sections 230 to 263, both inclusive ; Sections 299 to 304, both inclu. sive ; Sections 307, 310 and 311 ; Sections 312 to 317, both inclusive ; Sections 323 to 333, both inclusive ; Sections 347 and 348 ; Sections 360 to 373, both inclusive ; Sections 375 to 377, both inclusive ; Sec. tions 378 to 414, both inclusive ; Sections 435 to 440, both ivclusive ; Sections 443 to 446, both inclusive ; Sections 464 to 468, both inclusive ; Sections 471 to 477, both inclusive,


A. D. 1872. ACT XVII.

An Act for postponing the day on which the Code of
Criminal Procedure is to come into force.

Passed on the 19th August 1872. WHEREAS the Code of Criminal Procedure, (Act No. X. of Preamble. 1872) Section 1, enacts that the said Code shall come into force on the first day of September 1872: and whereas it is expedient to postpone the day on which such code shall come into force ; it is hereby enacted as follows :I. The said Act No. X. of 1872 shall come into force Criminal Procedure

Code to take efnot on the first day of September 1872, but on the first day

fectson 1st January of January 1873.


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An Act to amend the definition of Goin' contained in the
Indian Penal Code,

Passed on the 29th August 1872. WHEREAS it is expedient to amend the definition of coin' Preamblecontained in the Indian Penal Code, Section 230; it is hereby enacted as follows:I. For the first paragraph of the said section the follow. Amendment of Sec

tion 230, Act XLV. ing shall be substituted :

“230. Coin' is metal used for the time being as money, 'Coin' defined. and stamped and issued by the authority of some state or sovereign power in order to be so used."

of 1860.



A. D. 1862. ACT III.

An Act for enabling the Commissioner of Police at Madrus

to make bye-laws for more effectually carrying out in the Town of Madras the objects of Acts *XIII of 1856, and *XLVIII of 1860, and for the better and more effectual preservation of order therein.

Pussed on the 12th April 1862. WHEREAS it has been found by experience that the power Preamble. to make bye-laws given by Act XIV of 1856 to the Municipal Commissioners at Madras thereby appointed, has greatly facilitated the effectual working of the said Act at Madras; and whereas also the want of a similar power to the Commissioner of Police at Madras has, by reason of local peculiarities, been frequently found to interfere with the effectual carrying out at Madras of the objects of Acts XIII of 1856 and XLVIII of 1860, and with the preservation of order within the town.of Madras ; it is enacted as follows:I. The commissioner of police at Madras may from time Commissioner

of to time, with the sanction of the Government of St. George,

police may make

bye-laws. make such bye-laws as he shall consider necessary for more effectually carrying out within the town of Madras the objects of Act XIII of 1856 and Act XLVIII of 1860, and for the preservation of order within the limits of the said town, and may from time to time repeal, alter, or amend any such bye-laws; provided always that no such bye-laws be repugnant to law or to the provisions of the aforesaid Act. II. No bye-law or alteration of a bye-law shall have effect Subject to confirma

tion by Governuntil the same is confirmed by the Government.

III. No bye-law, or alteration of a bye-law shall be After publication in confirmed until the same has been published in the Govern

gazette for




: At present Madras Act VIII. of 1867.

ment gazette for one month, during which period a copy of such proposed bye-law shall be kept at the office of the said commissioner, and all persons may, at reasonable times,

inspect such copy without fee or reward. When confirmed to IV. Such bye-laws, when confirmed, shall be published

be published in in the Government gazette, and a copy thereof, in English gazette.

and in the vernacular languages chiefly in use, shall be painted or placed on boards, which shall be hung up in

some conspicuous part of the office of the said commissioner. And to be jndicially V. All courts and magistrates shall take judicial notice noticed.

of such bye-laws, when the same shall have been confirmed

and published as aforesaid. Penalty for breach. VI. For any breach of such bye-laws the offender shall

be liable to a fine not exceeding ten rupees, and in default of payment to imprisonment, with or without hard labor,

for a period pot exceeding one week. Abstracts to be pub

VII. The said commissioner shall publish short partilished.

culars of the several offences for which any penalty is imposed by any bye-law made under this Act, and of the amount of every such penalty, and shall cause such particulars, in English and in the vernacular languages chiefly in use, to be painted or placed on boards, which shall be hung up in some conspicuous part of his office.

A. D. 1863. ACT III.

An Act to make better Provision for the service of Process

under Act XIII of 1859.

Passed on the 10th April 1863. Preamble.

WHEREAS the service of process issued under the authority of Act XIII of 1859 has been found to impose escessive. labor upon the police, and seriously to impede the discharge .of their proper duties; and it is expedient to provide that such service should be otherwise effected; it is enacted as

follows:Police not to serve

I. From and after the coming into operation of this Act, process under Act XIII of 1859. no police officer shall be required to serve any summons,

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