THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898

(ACT NO. V OF 1898).
  [22nd March, 1898]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER X
PUBLIC NUISANCES
 
  Injunction pending inquiry  
142.(1) If a Magistrate making an order under section 133 considers that immediate measures should be taken to prevent imminent danger or injury of a serious kind to the public, he may 1[ * * *] issue such an injunction to the person against whom the order was made, as is required to obviate or prevent such danger or injury pending the determination of the matter.

(2) In default of such person forthwith obeying such injunction, the Magistrate may himself use, or cause to be used, such means as he thinks fit to obviate such danger or to prevent such injury.

(3) No suit shall lie in respect of anything done in good faith by a Magistrate under this section.
 
 
 
1 The commas and words `, whether a jury to be, or has been, appointed or not,` were omitted by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978)

 
 

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