The Goonda Act has become a tool to put anyone in prison even without giving them an opportunity to explain their side of the story before the courts. File photo. The ambit and the number of persons detained under the Goondas Act have increased phenomenally in recent years. A pro-Eelam activist who organised a candlelight vigil. A man who sold pirated CDs of a few movies.
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Control Of Goondas Act, U. Control Of Goondas Act, 1. Short title and extent. Externment, etc. Permission to return temporarily. Extension of period of order. Recognizance for certain purposes. Nature of evidence. Rescission of Order. Punishment for contravention of orders under Sections 3 to 6. Forcible removal of externed Goonda re-entering, etc. Cognizance of offence. Savings as to orders. Protection of action taken under the Act. Power to make rules. Repeal, U.
Ordinance No. Control Of Goondas Rules, 1. Short title and commencement. The U. Control Of Goondas Act, Act 1 of ]. Toggle navigation. Act No. Gazette, Extraordinay dated, 18th January, An Act to make special provisions for the control and suppression of Goondas with a view to the maintenance of public order. It is hereby enacted in the Twenty-first year of the Republic of India as follows : 1. Excise Act, or the Public Gambling Act, or Section 25, Section 27 or Section 29 of the Arms Act, ; or iv is generally reputed to be a person who is desperate and dangerous to the community; or v has been habitually passing indecent remarks or teasing women or girls; or vi is a tout; Explanation.
Control of Goondas Ordinance, is hereby repealed.
Who is a Goonda? History of the Goonda Act in Tamil Nadu
This story is from November 23, However, that cannot lead to the conclusion that he is a goonda as defined under Tamil Nadu Act 14 of The state must revisit these cases and not wantonly and casually use the provisions of TN Act 14, The TN Act 14 provisions in our view are not to be used for the purpose of such are emerged in the present case. Thus we are inclined to quash the order.
Control Of Goondas Act, U. Control Of Goondas Act, 1. Short title and extent. Externment, etc. Permission to return temporarily. Extension of period of order.