Criminal Court Referencer

Basic criminal Laws in India[Constitutional provisions]

Criminal Laws in India

Criminal statutes

The Special Criminal Courts (Jurisdiction) Act, 1950

S 3. Jurisdiction of special Criminal Courts to try offences with respect to matters in the Union List.—Notwithstanding anything contained in law for the time being in force, it shall be lawful for any special Criminal Court to try offences against laws with respect to any of the matters enumerated in List I in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution, if such court is otherwise competent to try such offence under the law constituting it.

The Bombay Public Security Measures Act, 1947
1948 62 The Central Provinces and Berar Public Safety Act, 1948.
1949 3 The West Bengal Special Courts Ordinance, 1949
1950 10 The West Bengal Special Courts Act, 1950]
1950 19 The Assam Special Courts Act, 1950.]
1949 21 The West Bengal Criminal Law Amendment (Special Courts) Act, 1949.
1952 The Tribunals of Criminal Jurisdiction Ordinance, 1952 (West Bengal Ordinance)


The Terrorist Affected Areas (Special Courts) Act, 1984


The Transfer of Prisoners Act, 1950

S-3 Removal of prisoners from one State to another.—(1) Where any person is confined in a prison in a State,—

(a) under sentence of death, or
(b) under, or in lieu of, a sentence of imprisonment or transportation, or
(c) in default of payment of a fine, or
(d) in default of giving security for keeping the peace or for maintaining good behaviour; the Government of that State may, with the consent of the Government of any other State, by order, provide for the removal of the prisoner from that prison to any prison in the other State.

(2) The officer in charge of the prison to which any person is removed under sub-section (1) shall receive and detain him, so far as may be, according to the exigency of any writ, warrant or order of the court by which such person has been committed, or until such person is discharged or removed in due course of law.


The Prisoners (Attendance in Courts) Act, 1955

The Citizenship Act, 1955

The Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunals) Act, 1983

The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958

The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960

The Chit Funds Act, 1982

The Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, 1984

The Judges (Protection) Act, 1985


The Jammu and Kashmir (Extension of Laws) Act, 1956

Extension and amendment of certain laws.—(1) The Acts and Ordinance mentioned in the Schedule and all rules, orders and regulations made there under are hereby extended to, and shall be in force, in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.


Inflammable Substances Act, 1952.

Act to declare certain substances to be dangerously inflammable and to provide for the regulation of their import, transport, storage and production by applying thereto the Petroleum Act, 1934, and the rules thereunder, and for certain matters connected with such regulation

The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986

The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006


The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988

The Carriage by Road Act, 2007


The Information Technology Act, 2000


The Right to Information Act, 2005


Explosives and Flammable Substances Law in India

Law of Preventive Detention in India

  1. Police 
  2. Investigation
  3. Jail Codes

 

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