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Name: Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1932 (Act No. 23 of 1932).
Country: India
Subject(s): Criminal and penal law
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1932-12-19
Entry into force:
ISN: IND-1932-L-73540
Bibliography: India Code Information System (INCODIS) India Code Information System (INCODIS) Ministry of Law and Justice, India (consulted on 2006-05-09)
Abstract/Citation: Amends the Indian Press (Emergency Powers) Act, 1931 (23 of 1931) and the Indian Criminal Law Amendment Act, 1908 (14 of 1908) concerning offences related to dissemination of contents of prescribed document (section 5); dissemination of false rumours (section 6); molesting a person to prejudice of employment or business (section 7); power to order parent or guardian to pay line imposed on young person (section 8). It also makes certain amendments with respect to procedures: procedure in offences under the Act; power of State Government to make certain offences cognizable and non-bailable.

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