• OFFENCES

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     Offences in relation to enemy and punishable with death
  • 17
     Offences in relation to the enemy and not punishable with death
  • 18
     Offences punishable more severely on active duty than at other times
  • 19
     Mutiny
  • 20
     Desertion and aiding desertion
  • 21
     Absence without leave
  • 22
     Striking or threatening superior officer
  • 23
     Disobedience to superior officer
  • 24
     Insubordination and obstruction
  • 25
     False information on enrolment
  • 26
     Unbecoming conduct
  • 27
     Certain forms of disgraceful conduct
  • 28
     Ill-treating a subordinate
  • 29
     Intoxication
  • 30
     Permitting escape of person in custody
  • 31
     Irregularity in connection with arrest or confinement
  • 32
     Escape from custody
  • 33
     Offences in respect of property
  • 34
     Extortion and exaction
  • 35
     Making away with equipment
  • 36
     Injury to property, etc
  • 37
     False accusations
  • 38
     Falsifying official documents and false declarations
  • 39
     Signing in blank and failure to report
  • 40
     Offences relating to Force Court
  • 41
     False evidence
  • 42
     Unlawful detention of pay
  • 43
     Violation of good order and discipline
  • 44
     Miscellaneous offences
  • 45
     Attempt
  • 46
     Abetment of offences that have been committed
  • 47
     Abetment of offences punishable with death and not committed
  • 48
     Abetment of offences punishable with imprisonment and not committed
  • 49
     Civil offences
  • 50
     Civil offences not triable by a Force Court
  • PUNISHMENT

  • 51
     Punishment by Force Courts
  • 52
     Alternative punishments by Force Courts
  • 53
     Combination of punishments
  • 54
     Retention in the Force of a person convicted on active duty
  • 55
     Punishments otherwise than by Force Courts
  • 56
     Minor punishments
  • 57
     Limit of punishments under section 56
  • 58
     Punishment of persons of or below the rank of Commandant by Inspector-General and others
  • 59
     Cancellation, variation or remittance of sentence
  • 60
     Collective fines
  • DEDUCTIONS FROM PAY AND ALLOWANCES

  • 61
     Deductions from pay and allowances of persons subject to this Act
  • 62
     Pay and allowances during trial
  • 63
     Limit of certain deductions
  • 64
     Deduction from public money due to a person
  • 65
     Pay and allowances of prisoner of war during inquiry into his conduct
  • 66
     Remission of deductions
  • 67
     Provision for dependants of prisoner of war from his remitted deductions and pay and allowances
  • 68
     Period during which a person is deemed to be a prisoner of war
  • ARREST AND PROCEEDINGS BEFORE TRIAL

  • 69
     Custody of offenders
  • 70
     Duty of commanding officer in regard to detention
  • 71
     Interval between committal and trial
  • 72
     Arrest by civil authorities
  • 73
     Capture of deserters
  • 74
     Inquiry into absence without leave
  • 75
     Force Police Officers
  • FORCE COURTS

  • 76
     Kinds of Force Courts
  • 77
     Power to convene a General Force Court
  • 78
     Power to convene a Petty Force Court
  • 79
     Warrants issued under sections 77 and 78
  • 80
     Composition of a General Force Court
  • 81
     Composition of a Petty Force Court
  • 82
     Summary Force Court
  • 83
     Dissolution of a Force Court
  • 84
     Powers of a General Force Court
  • 85
     Powers of a Petty Force Court
  • 86
     Powers of a Summary Force Court
  • 87
     Prohibition of second trial
  • 88
     Period of limitation for trial
  • 89
     Trial, etc., of offender who ceases to be subject to this Act
  • 90
     Application of Act during term of sentence
  • 91
     Place of trial, etc
  • 92
     Choice between criminal court and Force Court
  • 93
     Power of criminal court to require delivery of offender
  • PROCEDURE OF FORCE COURTS

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     Presiding officer
  • 95
     Judge Attorneys
  • 96
     Objections
  • 97
     Oath of members, Judge Attorneys and witnesses
  • 98
     Voting by members
  • 99
     General rule as to evidence
  • 100
     Judicial notice
  • 101
     Summoning of witnesses
  • 102
     Documents exempted from production
  • 103
     Commission for examination of witnesses
  • 104
     Examination of a witness on commission
  • 105
     Conviction for offences not charged
  • 106
     Presumption as to signatures
  • 107
     Enrolment paper
  • 108
     Presumption as to certain documents
  • 109
     Reference by accused to Government officer
  • 110
     Evidence of previous convictions and general character
  • 111
     Lunacy of accused
  • 112
     Subsequent fitness of lunatic accused for trial
  • 113
     Transmission to Central Government of order under section 112
  • 114
     Release of lunatic accused
  • 115
     Delivery of lunatic accused to relatives
  • 116
     Order for custody and disposal of property pending trial
  • 117
     Order for disposal of property regarding which offence is committed
  • 118
     Powers of Force Court in relation to proceedings under this Act
  • 119
     Tender of pardon to accomplices
  • 120
     Trial of person not complying with conditions of pardon
  • CONFIRMATION AND REVISION OF PROCEEDINGS

  • 121
     Finding and sentence not valid unless confirmed
  • 122
     Power to confirm finding and sentence of General Force Court
  • 123
     Power to confirm finding and sentence of Petty Force Court
  • 124
     Limitation of powers of confirming authority
  • 125
     Power of confirming authority to mitigate, remit or commute sentences
  • 126
     Confirming of findings and sentences on board a ship
  • 127
     Revision of finding or sentence
  • 128
     Finding and sentence of a Summary Force Court
  • 129
     Transmission of proceedings of Summary Force Court
  • 130
     Alteration of finding or sentence in certain cases
  • 131
     Petition against order, finding or sentence of Force Court
  • 132
     Annulment of proceedings
  • EXECUTION OF SENTENCES, PARDONS, REMISSIONS, ETC.

  • 133
     Execution of sentence of death
  • 134
     Commencement of sentence of imprisonment
  • 135
     Execution of sentence of imprisonment
  • 136
     Temporary custody of convict
  • 137
     Execution of sentence of imprisonment in special cases
  • 138
     Conveyance of prisoner from place to place
  • 139
     Communication of certain orders to prison officers
  • 140
     Recovery of fine
  • 141
     Informality or error in order or warrant
  • 142
     Pardon and remission
  • 143
     Cancellation of conditional pardons, release on parole or remission
  • 144
     Suspension of sentence of imprisonment
  • 145
     Orders pending suspension of sentence
  • 146
     Release on suspension of sentence
  • 147
     Computation of period of sentence
  • 148
     Order after suspension of sentence
  • 149
     Reconsideration of case after suspension of sentence
  • 150
     Fresh sentence after suspension
  • 151
     Scope of power of suspension of sentence
  • 152
     Effect of suspension and remission of sentence on dismissal
  • MISCELLANEOUS

  • 153
     Powers and duties conferrable and imposable on members of the Force
  • 154
     Protection for acts of members of the Force
  • 155
     Power to make rules
  • 156
     Provisions as to existing Sashastra Seema Bal