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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XIII

PREVENTIVE ACTION OF THE POLICE

Inspection of weights and measures
 
 
153.(1) Any officer in charge of a police-station may, without a warrant, enter any place within the limits of such station for the purpose of inspecting or searching for any weights or measures or instruments for weighing, used or kept therein, whenever he has reason to believe that there are in such place any weights, measures or instruments for weighing which are false.
 
 
(2) If he finds in such place any weights, measures or instruments for weighing which are false, he may seize the same, and shall forthwith give information of such seizure to a Magistrate having jurisdiction.
 
 

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