The Sick Industrial Companies Act,1985
29. POWER TO SEEK THE ASSISTANCE OF CHIEF METROPOLITAN MAGISTRATE AND DISTRICT MAGISTRATE.
(1) The Board or any operating, agency, on being directed by the Board may, in order to take into custody or under its control all property, effects and actionable claims to which a sick industrial company is or appears to be entitled, request, in writing, the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate or the District Magistrate within whose jurisdiction any property, books of account or any other documents of such sick industrial company be situate or be found, to take possession thereof, and the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate or the District Magistrate, as the case may be, shall, on such request being made to him, –
(i) take possession of such property, books of account or other documents; and
(ii) cause the same to be entrusted to the Board or the operating agency.
(2) For the purpose of securing compliance with the provisions of sub-section (1), the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate or the District Magistrate may take or cause to be taken such steps and use or cause to be used such force as may, in his opinion, be necessary.
(3) No act of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate or the District Magistrate done in pursuance of this section shall be called in question in any court or before any authority on any ground whatsoever.