The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952

The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952

CONTENTS

Sections

Particulars

1

Short title, extent and commencement

2

Definitions

2A

Construction of References to laws not in force in the state of Jammu and Kashmir

3

Appointment of Commission

4

Powers of Commission

5

Additional powers of Commission

5A

Power of Commission to utilise the services of certain Officers and investigation agencies for conducting investigation pertaining to inquiry

5B

Power of Commission to appoint Officers

6

Statements made by persons to the Commission

6A

Persons not obliged to disclose secret process of manufacture of goods in certain cases

7

Commission to cease to exist when so notified

8

Procedure to be followed by the Commission

8A

Inquiry not to be interrupted by reason of vacancy or change in the constitution of the commission

8B

Persons likely to be prejudicially affected to be heard

8C

Right of cross-examination and representation by legal practitioner

9

Protection of action taken in good faith

10

Members, etc., to be public servants

10A

Penalty for acts calculated to bring the commission or any member thereof into disrepute

11

Act to apply to other inquiring authorities in certain cases

12

Power to make rules

Rule

THE COMMISSIONS OF INQUIRY (CENTRAL) RULES, 1972

1

Short title, commencement and application

2

Definitions

3

Election of a presiding officer for a meeting

4

The issue and service of summons

5

Procedure of inquiry

6

Appointment of assessors

7

Retention of record

8

Repeal and savings

Indian Laws – Bare Acts

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