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Official Secrets Act, 1923 Complete Act - Bare Act

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Act Info:
Preamble1 - OFFICIAL SECRETS ACT, 1923
Section1 - Short title, extent and application
Section2 - Definitions
Section3 - Penalties for spying
Section4 - Communications with foreign agents to be evidence of commission of certain offences
Section5 - Wrongful communication, etc., of information
Section6 - Unauthorised use of uniforms, falsification of reports, forgery, personation and false documents
Section7 - Interfering with officers of the police or members of the Armed Forces of the Union
Section8 - Duty of giving information as to commission of offences
Section9 - Attempts, incitements, etc.
Section10 - Penalty for harbouring spies
Section11 - Search-warrants
Section12 - Provisions of section 337 of Act 5 of 1898 to apply to offences under sections 3, 5 and 7
Section13 - Restriction on trial of offences
Section14 - Exclusion of public from proceedings
Section15 - Offences by companies
Section16 - Repeals

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