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The Forest Act, 1927

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1927 )

Chapter IX

PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE

Appointment of forest Magistrate
1[67A. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint one or more Magistrate of the First Class to serve as a Forest magistrate to try offences exclusively under this Act, and also specify the territorial jurisdiction of such Magistrate.
 
 
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law in force, such Forest Magistrate shall have authority to impose any penalty specified under this Act.]

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    Section 67A was inserted by section 12 of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 2000 (Act No. X of 2000)
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