38. Procedure for prosecution.
No prosecution for any offence punishable under this Act shall be instituted except with the previous sanction of the 1[Central Government] or of any officer authorized in this behalf, by general or special order, by the 1[Central Government].
1. Subs. by Act 91 of 1956, Sec. 3, for State Government” (w.e.f 22nd October, 1956).