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THE ARMED FORCES (SPECIAL POWERS) ORDINANCE, 1942

(ORDINANCE NO. XLI OF 1942).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 15th August, 1942  
  
     An Ordinance to confer certain special powers upon certain officers of the armed forces. 1
 
    WHEREAS an emergency has arisen which makes it necessary to confer certain special powers upon certain officers of the armed forces;



NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 72 of the Government of India Act as set out in the Ninth Schedule to the Government of India Act, 1935, the Governor General is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1.Short title, extent and commencement
2.Power to certain officers of armed forces to order use of force in certain circumstances
3.Arrested persons to be made over to appropriate authority
4.Protection to persons acting under this Ordinance
 
 

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