The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act `1956

An Act to provide in pursuance of the International Convention signed at New York on the 9th day of May, 1950, for the Prevention of Immoral Traffic.
1956
List of Chapters & Sections
  1. All sections

  2. 1
     Short title, extent and commencement
  3. 2
     Definitions
  4. 2A
     Rule of construction regarding enactment not extending to Jammu and Kashmir
  5. 3
     Punishment for keeping a brothel or allowing premises to be used as a brothel
  6. 4
     Punishment for living on the earnings of prostitution
  7. 5
     Procuring, inducing or taking person for the sake of prostitution
  8. 6
     Detaining a person in premises where prostitution is carried on
  9. 7
     Prostitution in or in the vicinity of public places
  10. 8
     Seducing or soliciting for purpose of prostitution
  11. 9
     Seduction of a person in custody
  12. 10
     [Omitted.]
  13. 10A
     Detention in a corrective institution
  14. 11
     Notification of address of previously convicted offenders
  15. 12
     [Omitted.]
  16. 13
     Special police officer and advisory body
  17. 14
     Offences to be cognizable
  18. 15
     Search without warrant
  19. 16
     Rescue of person
  20. 17
     Intermediate custody of persons removed under section 15 or rescued under section 16
  21. 17A
     Conditions to be observed before placing persons rescued under section 16 to parents or guardians
  22. 18
     Closure of brothel and eviction of offenders from the premises
  23. 19
     Application for being kept in a protective home or provided care and protection by court
  24. 20
     Removal of prostitute from any place
  25. 21
     Protective homes
  26. 21A
     Production of records
  27. 22
     Trials
  28. 22A
     Power to establish special courts
  29. 22AA
     Power of Central Government to establish special courts
  30. 22B
     Power of Court to try cases summarily
  31. 23
     Power to make rules
  32. 24
     Act not to be in derogation of certain other Acts
  33. 25
     Repeal and savings