Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956. Immoral Traffic Prevention Act, 1986 2019-01-09

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Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956

Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

Special laws of various states. Form of Charge under section 3 1 I ,. Procuring, inducing or taking person for the sake of prostitution. Whoever, in any public place or within sight of and in such manner as to be seen or heard from any public place, whether from within any building or house or not a by words, gestures, wilful exposure of her person whether by sitting by a window or on the balcony of a building or house or in any other way , or otherwise tempts or endeavours to tempt or attract or endeavours to attract the attention of, any person for the purpose of prostitution; or b solicits or molests any person, or loiters or acts in such manner as to cause obstruction or annoyance to persons residing nearby or passing by such public place or to offend against public decency, for the purpose of prostitution, shall be punishable on first conviction with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both, and in the event of a second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, and also with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees: 9. Section -19 Closure of brothel and eviction of offenders from the premises 1 A Magistrate may, on receipt of information from the police or otherwise, that any house, room, place or any portion thereof within a distance of two hundred metres of any public place referred to in sub-section 1 of Section 7 is being run or used as a brothel by any person, or is being used by prostitutes for carrying on their trade, issue notice on the owner, lessor or landlord or such house, room, place or portion or the agent of the owner, lessor or landlord or on the tenant, lessee, occupier of, or any other person in charge of such house, room, place, or portion, to show cause within seven days of the receipt of the notice why the same should not be attached for improper use thereof, and if, after hearing the person concerned, the Magistrate is satisfied that the house, room, place or portion is being used as a brothel or for carrying on prostitution, then the Magistrate may pass orders,- a Directing eviction of the occupier within seven days of the passing of the order from the house, room, place, or portion; b Directing that before letting it out during the period of one year or in a case where a child or minor has been found in such house, room, place or portion during a search under Section 15, during the period of three years, immediately after the passing of the order, the owner, lessor or landlord or the agent of the owner, lessor or landlord shall obtain the previous approval of the Magistrate; Provided that, if the Magistrate finds that the owner, lessor or landlord as well as the agent of the owner, lessor or landlord, was innocent of the improper user of the house, room, place, or portion, he may cause the same to be restored to the owner, lessor or landlord or the agent of the owner, lessor landlord, with a direction that the house, room, place or portion shall not be leased out, or otherwise given possession of, to or for the benefit of the person who was allowing the improper use therein.

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Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

In the remaining States there is no bar on the subject at all. . Any child found in a brothel or being abused for the purpose of prostitution can be placed in an institution for their safety by a magistrate. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to be in derogation of the provisions of the Reformatory Schools Act, 1897 8 of 1897 , or any State Act enacted in modification of the said Act or otherwise, relating to juvenile offenders. Metropolitan Magistrate, Judicial Magistrate of the first class, District Magistrate or Sub-divisional Magistrate.

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Human Rights Law Network(HRLN)

Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

Release on probation of good conduct or after due admonition. Nothing in this Act shall be construed to be in derogation of the provisions of the Reformatory Schools Act, 1897 8 of 1897 , or any State Act enacted in modification of the said Act or otherwise, relating to juvenile offenders. Seducing or soliciting for purpose of prostitution. Punishment for living on the earnings of prostitution. Section -1 Short title, extent and commencement 1 This Act may be called The Immoral Traffic Prevention Act, 1956. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958, which was enacted subsequently, expressly provides that nothing in that Act shall affect the provisions of the 1956 Act. Application for being kept in a protective home or provided care and protection by court.

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Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

And I hereby direct that you be tried on the said charge. Explanation: In this section, the expression 'State Act ' includes a 'Provincial Acts. . Detaining a person in premises where prostitution is carried on. Drawing up specific guidelines for investigation and prosecution of trafficking. .

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Immoral Traffic Prevention Act 1956 Section 7

Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

In cases of organized prostitution, this results in continual debt bondage for the amount paid by her keepers as a fine or as a bail amount. Improvements in victim care at government run facilities. Detention in a corrective institution. Punishment for keeping a brothel or allowing premises to be used as a brothel. Section -15 Search without warrant 1 Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, whenever the special police officer or the trafficking police officer as the case may be, has reasonable grounds for believing that an offence punishable under this Act has been or is being committed in respect of a person living in any premises, and that search of the premises with warrant cannot be made without undue delay, such officer may, after recording the grounds of his belief, enter and search such premises without a warrant.

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The Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956

Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

For the purposes of this sub-section and section 17-A, recognised welfare institution or organisation means such institution or organisation as may be recognised in this behalf by the State Government. An enabling provision is being made to empower the District Magistrates to appoint retired police or military officers as special police officers with a view to mobilising additional man power resources available in the community. Its principal object is to prevent commercialisation of the vice and trafficking among women and girls. Its principal object is to prevent commercialisation of the vice and trafficking among women and girls. Form of Charge under section 6 I ,. And I hereby direct that you be tried by this Court on the said charge.

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Dept. of Women & Child Development:

Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

Identifying areas for law reforms in the area of trafficking including both substantive as well as procedural law. Section -8 Seducing or soliciting for purpose of prostitution Whoever, in any public place or within sight of, and in such manner as to be seen or heard from, any public place, whether from within any building or house or not: a By words, gestures, willful exposure of her person whether by sitting by a window or on the balcony of a building or house or in any other way , or otherwise tempts or endeavour to tempt, or attracts or endeavour to attract the attention of, any person for the purpose of prostitution; or b Solicits or molests any person, or loiters or acts in such manner as to cause obstruction or annoyance to persons residing nearby or passing by such public place or to offend against public decency, for the purpose of prostitution, shall be punishable on first conviction with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees, or with both, and in the event of a second or subsequent conviction, with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year, and also with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees: Provided that where an offence under this Section is committed by a man he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a period of not less than seven days but which may extend to three months. And I hereby direct that you be tried by this Court on the said charge. Trafficking in Women and Children is the gravest form of abuse and exploitation of human beings. Punjab Act 25 of 1964, Section 2 and Sch. Power of Court to try cases summarily. Neither law prohibits prostitution per se, but both forbid commercialized vice and soliciting.

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Dept. of Women & Child Development:

Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

. Formation of Community Vigilant groups in vulnerable areas. . Amendment Act 44 of 1986-Statement of Objects and Reasons. The proposed provision will not however, preclude the Magistrate from adopting a regular procedure if it is considered necessary to do so in the interests of justice. Ram Das and then Bajrang Das are only pujaris and not Mahant-Manager of the temple. But the growing traffic in women is principally for the purpose of prostitution.

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The preventive immoral traffic act 1956

Immoral Traffic (prevention) Act, 1956

. Upholds decision of High court. Power of Central Government to establish special courts. . . Power to establish special courts. Statement of Objects and Reasons.

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