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THE CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT ORDINANCE, 1944

(ORDINANCE NO. XXXVIII OF 1944).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 23rd August, 1944  
  
     An Ordinance to prevent the disposal or concealment of property procured by means of certain offences. 1
 
    WHEREAS an emergency has arisen which makes it necessary to provide for preventing the disposal or concealment of money or other property procured by means of certain offences punishable under the Penal Code;



NOW, THREFORE, 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. Interpretation
3. Application for attachment of property
4. Ad interim attachment
5. Investigation of objections to attachment
6. Attachment of property of mala fide transferees
7. Execution of orders of attachment
8. Security in lieu of attachment
9. Administration of attached property
10. Duration of attachment
11. Appeals
12. Criminal Courts to evaluate property procured by scheduled offences
13. Disposal of attached property upon termination of criminal proceedings
14. Bar to other proceedings
15. Protection of action taken
SCHEDULE
 
 

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