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THE CONTROL OF DISORDERLY AND DANGEROUS PERSONS (GOONDAS) ACT, 1954

(EAST BENGAL ACT NO. IV OF 1954).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 30th July, 1954  
  
     1 An Act to provide for the better control of riotous and disorderly persons commonly known as goondas residing in or frequenting certain 2[ areas] 3[ * * *].
 
     4[ WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for special measures for better control of disorderly persons commonly known as goondas in certain cities and towns and the neighbourhood of those towns and cities and for ancillary matters;]



NOW, THEREFORE, in exercise of the powers so assumed, the Governor is pleased hereby to enact as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Constitution of Tribunal
4. Powers of Tribunal
5. Contempt Proceedings
6. Orders by Tribunal
7. Cognizance of cases by Tribunal
8. Summoning of the person complained of
9. Appearance before Tribunal
10. Proceedings before Tribunal
11. No de novo proceedings
12. Joint proceedings
13. Declaration of goondas and dangerous goondas
14. Special orders against goondas and dangerous goondas
15. Publication of declaration
16. Bond under Tribunal’s orders
17. Revision of Tribunal’s orders
18. Enhanced punishments in some cases
19. Procedure where a person absconds or conceals himself
20. Photographs, fingerprints, etc.
21. Offences cognizable and non-bailable
22. Bar of Civil or Criminal Proceedings
23. Effect of other law and enactments
24. Penalty for breaches of orders
25. Appointment and duties of Probation Officer
26. Action on Probation Officer’s report
27. Secret record
28. Rules
SCHEDULE
 
 

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