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CHAPRASIS ACT- 1835

Status- Repealed

CHAPRASIS

ACT NO. XVIII OF 1835

(Rep., Act. 17 of 1862)

[9th November, 1835.]

Passed by the Hon’ble the Governor General of India in Council on the 9th November, 1835.

BE it enacted, that Clause 8, section 9, Regulation XI. 1806, and Clause 4, Section 30, Regulation XX. 1817 of the Bengal Code, which prohibit the use of a Chaprass or Badge by Peons, or other Servants in the employment of private individuals, be repealed.

And be it enacted, that no person shall wear, or be accessary to the wearing by any other person of any Chaprass or Badge, intended to resemble any Chaprass or Badge worm by Servants of the Government, and every person violating this rule, shall be punishable by fine and imprisonment on conviction, before a Magistrate, as for a misdemeanor.

And be it enacted, that every Chaprass or Badge worn by any person, not being a Servant of the Government, shall bear the name the party by whom the wearer is employed, and whoever shall wear a Chaprass or Badge, or be accessary to the wearing such Chaprass or Badge, otherwise than in conformity to this rule, shall be punishable by fine and imprisonment on conviction, before a Magistrate, as for a misdemeanor.


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