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THE ARMED POLICE BATTALIONS ORDINANCE, 1979

(ORDINANCE NO. XXV OF 1979).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 31st March, 1979  
  
     An Ordinance to provide for the constitution of Armed Police Battalions.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the constitution of Armed Police Battalions and for matters ancillary thereto;



NOW, THEREFORE, in pursuance of the Proclamations of the 20th August, 1975, and the 8th November, 1975, and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title [* * * ]
2. Definitions
3. Raising and maintaining of the Force
4. Members of the Force to be subject to the Ordinance
5. Superintendence, etc. of the Force
6. Duties of the Force
6A. Duties of the Rapid Action Battalion
6B. Power to direct Rapid Action Battalion to investigate offences
6C. Procedure to be followed in respect of investigation of an offence
6D. Powers of officer in respect of investigation of an offence
7. Discharge from the Force
8. Offences triable by Special Court
9. Offences triable by Summary Court, etc.
10. Departmental proceedings
11. Imprisonment of persons convicted and dismissed
12. Delegation of powers
13. Indemnity
14. Power to make rules
15. Power to make regulations, etc
 
 

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