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The Lepers Act, 1898

( ACT NO. III OF 1898 )

Arrest of pauper lepers
6. (1) Within any local area which has been specified under section 3 any police-officer or any other person specially empowered by the Government by order in writing in this behalf may arrest without a warrant any person who appears to him to be a pauper leper.
(2) Such police-officer or other person shall forthwith take or send the person so arrested to the nearest convenient police station.

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