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.