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The Cruelty to Animals Act, 1920

( ACT NO. I OF 1920 )


Special power of search and seizure in respect of certain offences
27. If a police-officer, not below the rank of Sub-Inspectors, has reason to believe that an offence against section 7 in respect of a goat is being or is about to be, or has been, committed in any place, or that any person has in his possession the skin of a goat with any part of the skin of the head attached thereto, he may enter and search such place or any place in which he has reason to believe any such skin to be, and may seize any such skin and any article or thing used or intended to be used in the commission of such offence.

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