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The Suppression of Immoral Traffic Act, 1933

( ACT NO. VI Of 1933 )

Removal of minor girls from premises in certain cases
13. The Superintendent of Police, or a police officer not below the rank of a sub-inspector specially authorized in writing in this behalf by the Superintendent of Police, may enter any premises if he has reason to believe-
 
 
(a) that an offence punishable under section 4 has been
 
 
committed or is being committed in respect of the premises; or
 
 
(b) that a female in respect of whom an offence punishable under section 8, 9, 10, 11 or 12 has been committed is to be found therein;
 
 
and may remove any girl who appears to him to be under the age of eighteen years, if he is satisfied
 
 
(a) that an offence punishable under section 4 has been or is being committed in respect of the premises; or
 
 
(b) that an offence punishable under section 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 has been committed in respect of the girl.

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