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The Forest Act, 1927

( ACT NO. XVI Of 1927 )

Chapter XI

OF FORESTS OFFICERS

Indemnity for acts done in good faith
74. No suit shall lie against any public servant for anything done by him in good faith under this Act 1[and no court may try such a public servant for a crime stemming from actions related to the public servant's official duty under this Act and occurring within the public servant's assigned geographical jurisdiction, unless the court first conducts a preliminary inquiry and verifies that there is credible evidence to support the basic elements of the complaint].

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    The words "and no court may try such a public servant for a crime stemming from actions related to the public servant's official duty under this Act and occurring within the public servant's assigned geographical jurisdiction, unless the court first conducts a preliminary inquiry and verifies that there is credible evidence to support the basic elements of the complaint" were added by section 15 of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 2000 (Act No. X of 2000)
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