The Army Act,1950
Section 83. Punishment of officers, junior commissioned officers and warrant officers by brigade commanders and others
An officer having power not less than a brigade, or an equivalent commander or such other officer as is, with the consent of the Central Government, specified by 1[ the Chief of the Army Staff] may in the prescribed manner, proceed against an officer below the rank of a field officer, a junior commissioned officer or a warrant officer, who is charged with an offence under this Act, and award one or more of the following punishments, that is to say,-
(a) severe reprimand or reprimand;
(b) stoppage of pay and, allowances until any proved loss or damage occasioned by the offence of which he is convicted is made good.
1. Subs. by Act 19 of 1955, s. 2 and Sch., for” the Commander- in- Chief”.