THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898

(ACT NO. V OF 1898).
  [22nd March, 1898]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER IX
UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLIES
 
  Assembly to disperse on command of Magistrate or police officer  
127.(1) Any 1[ Executive Magistrate] or officer in charge of a police-station may command any unlawful assembly, or any assembly of five or more persons likely to cause a disturbance of the public peace, to disperse; and it shall thereupon be the duty of the members of such assembly to disperse accordingly.

(2) [Omitted by the Schedule of the Adaptation of Central Acts and Ordinances Order, 1949.]
 
 
 
1 The words “Executive Magistrate” were substituted for the word “Magistrate” by section 46 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).

 
 

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