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Zamindars, etc., responsible for immediate communication to police of intended sacrifice

Penalty in case of neglect

3. First.- All Zamindars, talukdars or other proprietors of land, whether malguzari or lakhiraj, all sadar farmers and under-renters of land of every description, all dependent talukdars, all naibs and other local agents, all officers employed in the collection of the revenue and rents of lands on the part of the Government or the Court of wards and all mandals or other headmen of villages, are hereby declared especially accountable for the immediate communication to the officers of the nearest police station of any intended sacrifice of the nature described in the foregoing section; and any Zamindar or other description of persons above- noted, to whom such responsibility is declared to attach, who may be convicted of wilfully neglecting or delaying to furnish the information above-required, shall be liable to be fined by the Magistrate or Joint Magistrate in any sum not exceeding two hundred rupees, and in default of payment to be confined for any period of imprisonment not exceeding six months.

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