Keywords(s): Acting in many manner prejudicial to maintenance of public order, Bootlegger, Detention order, Detenu, Drug -offender, Goonda, Slum-Grabber ,Unauthorized structure.
THETAMIL NADU PREVENTION OF DANGEROUS
ACTIVITIES OF BOOTLEGGERS, DRIJG-
OFFENDERS, GOONDAS, IMMORALTRAFFIC
OBFENDERS AND SLUM-GRABBERS ACT,
ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS.
- Short title, extent and cornmencemeut.
- Power to make orders detaining certain persons. 1
- Execution of detention orders. 1
- Power to regulate place and conditions of deten-
- Deteoion orders not to oe invalid or inoperative
on certain grounds.
- Powers in relation to absconding persons.
- Grounds of order of detention to be disclosed
to persons affected by the order.
- Gonstitution of Advisory Boards.
- Reierencc to AdMsory Board.
- Procedure of Advisory Boards.
- Action upon report of Advisory Board.
- Maximum period of detention.
- Revocation of detention orders.
- Yemporary release of persons detsined.
- Protection of action taken in good faith.
- Detention orders against any bootlegger, drug-
goonda, immoral traffic offinder, or slum-
gabber to be made under this Act and not under National
- Repeal and saving.794 Prevention of Drrngcrous Activities I1982 :T.N. Act 14
of Boot leggcrs, Dwg-ojjenders
Goondas, Iinntornl Trg@c Offenders
TAMIL NADU ACT NO. 14 OF1982″
THE TAMIL yTADU PR.EVENTION OF DANGE-
RGUS ACTIVlTi’ES OF BOOTLEGGERS,
DRUG-OFFENDERS, GOONDAS, IMMORAL
TRAFFlC OFPENDERS AND SLUM-GRAB-
BERS ACT, 1982.
[Received the me~ztof the President on tke 12th March
1982, first ptrblished itt the Tamil Nadu Government
Gazette Extmoi*di~;mry on the 13th March 1982
(Masi 29. Thi~nrnathi,Thiruvalluvar Aandu-20 13).]
An Act to provide for preventive detention of bootleggers,
drug-ofinders, goortdas, immoral traffic oflenders and
slum-grabbers for pre ~entingtheir clangerous activities
1 pre-judcial to the mainianance ofpdlic order.
W~RBAS public order is adversely affected every
now and then by the daqgerous activities of certain
I persons, who are known as bootleggers, drug-offenders
pondas, imoraltraffic offL nd.rs and slum-grabbirs;
AND W~RBASha ~ingregard to the resources an
influenceof the persor s by whom, the large scale onwhich,
and the mznner in which, the dangerous activitesare being
clandestinely organiscd and carried on in violation of
law by them, as boot-leggers, drugoffenders, goondw
traffic offtnders or slum-grabbers in the State
of Tamil Nadu, and particularly in its urban areas, it is
necessary to have a special law in the State of Tamil Nadu
to provide for preventive detention of these five classes of
persons and for matters connected therewith.
BEit enacird by the Legislature of the State of Tamil
Nadu in the Thirty-third Year of the Republic of India
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