Enquiry, Public Servants (Inquiries) Act, 1850
Act to confer certain powers on the ofCicers conducting enquiries
under the Punjab Civil Services punishment and Appeal)
Rules 6[and certain other Rules]
- For Statement OFObjects and Reasons, see Punjab Governnrenl Gaze/le
(Extraordinary), 1955, pagc I06.
- For Statement of Objccts and Reasons, see Putrjab Govert~rrreritGazette
(Ex-traordinaly), 195S, page.
- For S~atcrnentof Objccts and Reasons, see Purrjab Governmejrt Gazette
- See Haryanu Ciover~inretrlGuretle (Extra-ordinary), dated the 29th Octobcr,
- For Statement of Objects and Reasons, see Harvo~~oGovernn~etrlGa~ene
(Ex~mordinary),dated18-7-1 968,page 354.
- Added by Haryana Act 4 of 1968.
Whcrhcr repealed, or olherwisc
affected by legidation
Amended by Punjab Act 17 of 1958′.
Extendcd to the ~erriturieswhich
immediatcly before rhc 1st Novcrnber,
1956 wcre comprised in the State of
Pa~ialaand East Punjab State Union by
Punjab Act 23 of 1960′
Amended by the Haryana Adaptation of
Laws (Slate and Concurrent Subjects)
Amcndcd by Hqlana Act 4 of 1968′ -DEPARTMETNAL ENQUIRES I1955 :Pb. Act 8
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Punjab in the Sixth
Year ofIhe Republic of India as follo~vs:-
- (I) This Acl may be called the Punjab Depamnental Enquiries
estcnt and Potvers Act, 1955.
(2) It shall extend to the whole of the Slate of ‘fHaryana.1
(3) It shall come into force at once ?[in [heprincipal terri~ories
and onthe 30th May, 1960,in the transferred terri~ories.]
Summoning of 2. For the purposes of anenquiry under the Punjab Civil Services
witnesses and (Punishrncnt and Appeal) [Rules or the Punjab Police Rules] “or the
Punjab Tehsildar Rules, 19321 for the time being in force, the officcr
conducting such an enquiry shall be competent to exercise the same
powers for the summoningofwitness, and forcompelling theproduction
of documents as are exercisable by a commission appointed for an
enquiry u~lilerthe Public Servants flr~yuides)Act, 1859 (Act XXXW
of 1850,)and all pcnons disobeying :illy process issued by such officer
in this behalf shall be liable to the sane penalries as if the same had
issued from a Court.
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