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Prize Competitions Act 1955 Complete Act - Bare Act

StateCentral Government
Act Info:
Section1 - Short title, extent and commencement
Section2 - Definitions
Section3 - Interpretation
Section4 - Prohibition of prize competitions where the prize offered exceeds one thousand rupees a month
Section5 - Licensing of prize competitions where the prize offered does not exceed one thousand rupees a month
Section6 - Licences for prize competitions
Section7 - Promoters of prize competitions to keep accounts and submit the same to the licensing authority
Section8 - Power to cancel or suspend licences
Section9 - Penalty for promoting or conducting any prize competition in contravention of the provisions of sections 4 and 5
Section10 - Penalty for failure to keep and submit accounts
Section11 - Penalty for other offences in connection with prize competitions
Section12 - Offences by Corporations
Section13 - Power of licensing authority to call for and inspect accounts and documents
Section14 - Power of entry and search
Section15 - Forfeiture of newspapers and publications containing prize competitions
Section16 - Appeals
Section17 - Licensing authority and other officers to be public servants
Section18 - Jurisdiction to try offences
Section19 - Protection of action under this Act
Section20 - Power to make rules

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