Section 9   [ View Judgements ]

PENALTY WHEN OWNER 1[OCCUPIER ETC.] FAILS TO GIVE NOTICE OF USE OF PLACE FOR SUCH ASSEMBLY


Whoever being the 2[owner or occupier or having the use or care or management or control of any place] and knowing or having reason to believe that such place, whether in his actual occupation or otherwise, is being or is about to be used for the purpose of an opium smoking assembly, fails, either himself or through his agent or servant, to give the earliest possible notice of such knowledge or belief to the Collector or the officer in charge of the nearest police station or to an officer empowered under this Act to investigate offence punishable under this Act, shall, on conviction, be punishable with fine which may extend to Rs.500.

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