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THE COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY ACT, 1956

(ACT NO. VI OF 1956).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 11th April, 1956  
  
     An Act to provide for the appointment of Commissions of Inquiry and for vesting such Commissions with certain powers. 1
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for the appointment of Commissions of Inquiry and for vesting such Commissions with certain powers;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Appointment of Commission
4. Powers of Commission
5. Additional powers of Commission
6. Statements made by persons to the Commission
7. Commission to cease to exist when so notified
8. Procedure to be followed by the Commission
9. Protection of action taken in good faith
10.Members, etc., to be public servants
[10A. (1) The Government may, by notification
11. Act to apply to other inquiring authorities in certain cases
12. Power to make rules
13. [Repealed.]
 
 

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