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The Code of Civil Procedure, 1908

( ACT NO. V OF 1908 )

Exemption of members of legislative bodies from arrest and detention under civil process.
1[135A.(1) No person shall be liable to arrest or detention in prison under civil process-
(a) if he is a member of 2[Parliament] during the continuance of any meeting of 3[Parliament];
(b) if he is a member of any committee of 4[Parliament], during the continuance of any meeting of such committee;
and during the fourteen days before and after such meeting or sitting.
(2) A person released from detention under sub-section (1) shall, subject to the provisions of the said sub-section, be liable to re-arrest and to the further detention to which he would have been liable if he had not been released under the provisions of sub-section (1).]

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