Section 16   [ View Judgements ]

Insertion of new sections 151A and 151B

After section 151 of the principal Act, the following sections shall be inserted, namely:-

"151A.Power of police to investigate:-For the purposes of investigation of an offence punishable under this Act, the police officer shall have all the powers as provided in Chapter XII of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 .

151B.Certain offences to be cognizable and non-bailable:-Not with standing anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 , an offence punishable under sections 135 to 140 or section 150 shall be cognizable and non-bailable.".

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