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The Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Ordinance, 1979

( Ordinance NO. XVII OF 1979 )

2. In this Ordinance, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “Force” means the Railway Nirapatta Bahini constituted under section 3 of the Railway Nirapatta Bahini Ordinance, 1976 (XLVII of 1976);
(b) “member of the Force” means a person appointed to the Force other than a superior officer;
(c) “officer of the Force” means an officer of and above the rank of Assistant Sub-Inspector appointed to the Force and includes a superior officer;
(d) “railway property” includes any goods, money or valuable security or animal, belonging to, or in the charge or possession of, the railway Administration;
(e) “superior officer” means any of the officers of the Force appointed under section 4 of the Railway Nirapatta Bahini Ordinance, 1976 (XLVII of 1976);
(f) words and expressions used but not defined in this Ordinance and defined in the Railways Act, 1890 (IX of 1890), shall have the meanings respectively assigned to them under that Act.

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