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Section 17 – The Press and Registration of Books Act,1867

The Press and Registration of Books Act,1867

Section 17. Recovery of forfeitures and disposal thereof and of fines

Any sum forfeited to the Government under 1[section 16] maybe recovered, under the warrant of the Magistrate determining the sum, or of his successor in office, in the manner authorised by the 2[Code of Criminal Procedure (10 of 1882) for the time being in force, and within the period prescribed by the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), for the levy of a fine.

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1. Subs. by Act 11 of 1923, sec. 2 and Sch. 1, for “the last foregoing section” .

2. See Now the Code of Criminal Procedure,1973 (2 of 1974).

3. The second paragraph rep. by the A.0. 1937.

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