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Section 2 – The Protection of Civil Rights Act,1955

The Protection of Civil Rights Act,1955

Section 2. Definitions

In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, –

1[(a) “Civil rights” means any rights accruing to a person by reason of the abolition of “Untouchability” by article 17 of the Constitution;]

2[(aa) “Hotel” includes a refreshment room, a boarding house, a lodging house, a coffee house and a cafe;

3[(b) “Place” includes a house, building and other structure and premises, and also includes a tent, vehicle and vessel;]

(c) “Place of public entertainment” includes any place to which the public are admitted and in which as entertainment is provided or held.

Explanation-” Entertainment” includes any exhibition, performance, game, sport and any other form of amusement;

(d) “Place of public worship” means a place, by whatever name known, which is used as a place of public religious worship or which is dedicated generally to, or is used generally by persons professing any religion or belonging to any religious denomination or any section thereof, for the performance of any religious service, or for offering prayers therein 4[and includes-

(i) All lands and subsidiary shrines appurtenant or attached to any such place:

(ii) A privately owned place of worship which is, fact, allowed by the owner thereof to be used as a place of public worship; and

(iii) Such land or subsidiary shrine appurtenant to such privately owned place, of worship as is allowed by the owner thereof to be used as a place of public religious worship;]

5[(da) “Prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act;

(db) “Scheduled Castes” has the meaning assigned to it in clause (24) of article 366 of the Constitution;]

(e) “Shop” means any premises where goods are sold either wholesale or by retail or both wholesale and by retail 4[and includes-

(i) Any place from where goods are sold by a hawker or vendor or from a mobile van or cart;

(ii) A laundry and a hair cutting saloon;

(iii) Any other place where services are rendered to customers].

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1. Ins. by Act No. 106 of 1976.

2. Clause (a) relettered u clause (aa) by Act No. 106 of 1976.

3. Subs. by Act No. 106 of 1976 for clause (b).

4. Ins. by Act No. 106 of 1976.

5. Subs. by Act No. 106 of 1976.

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