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The Scheduled Castes and The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act,1989

The Scheduled Castes and The Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act,1989




1 Short title and commencement
2 Definitions
3 Punishments for offences of atrocities
4 Punishment for neglect of duties
5 Enhanced punishment for subsequent conviction
6 Application of certain provisions of the Indian Penal Code
7 Forfeiture of property of certain persons
8 Presumption as to offences
9 Conferment of powers
10 Removal of person likely to commit offence
11 Procedure on failure of person to remove himself from area and enter thereon after removal
12 Taking measurements and photographs etc. of person against whom order under Section 10 is made
13 Penalty for non-compliance of order under Section 10
14 Special Court
15 Special Public Prosecutor
16 Power of State Government to impose collective fine
17 Preventive action to be taken by the law and other machinery
18 Section 438 of the Code not to apply to persons committing an offence under the Act
19 Section 350 of the Code or the Probation of Offenders Act not to apply to persons guilty of an offence under the Act
20 Act to override other laws
21 Duty of Government to ensure effective implementation of the Act
22 Protection of action taken in good faith
23 Power to make rules

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