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Jun 18 1912 (PC)

Ram Pratap Nemani Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : (1912)ILR39Cal968

..... instruments of gaming, or of the house, room or place or otherwise' (section 3, act iv of 1866). by act iii (b.c.) of 1897 the following was added to the definition of 'common gaming house' in section 3 of the calcutta police act, 1866: 'or in which rain-gambling, that is to say, wagering on the occurrence or ..... high court had held in the case of queen-empress v. narottamdas motiram (1889) i.l.r. 13 bom. 681 that bombay act iv of 1887 a similar act to the calcutta police act, did not apply to betting, and that there was no law in india which made betting illegal. there is a distinction between betting ..... opinion is, a most pernicious form of gambling, and yet may not be rendered penal by the act under which these convictions have been held.3. the offence which is created by section 44 of the calcutta police act is that of owning or keeping of being employed in a common gaming house, or advancing or ..... in placing stakes publicly upon instruments of gaming for the pecuniary benefit of those who keep the racing establishment.,11. the offence as created by the calcutta act is a purely technical one and nothing has ever been done on this side of india to include any form of betting or wagering without instruments ..... which this rule was issued is whether a certain form of gambling which has become well-known in calcutta as cotton-gambling comes within the provisions of section 44 of act iv of 1866 as amended by act iii of 1897 (b.c.).2. we may say at the outset that this is a pure question .....

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Jun 18 1912 (PC)

Ram Pratap Nemani and ors. Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : 16Ind.Cas.171

..... instruments of gaming, or of the house, room or place or otherwise.' (section 3, act iv of 1866). by act iii (b. c.) of 1897, the following was added to the definition of 'common gaming house,' in section 3 of the calcutta police act, 1866 : 'or in which rain-gambling, that is to say, wagering on, the occurrence ..... year 1889, the bombay high court had held in the case of queen-empress v. narottamdas motiram 13 b. 681 that bombay act iv of 1887, a similar act to the calcutta police act, did not apply to betting and that there was no law in india which made betting illegal. there is a distinction between betting ..... opinion, is., a most pernicious form of gambling, and yet may not be rendered penal by the act under which these convictions have been held.3. the offence which is created by section 44 of the calcutta police act is that of owning or keeping, or being employed in, a common gaming house, or advancing ..... placing stakes publicly upon instruments of gaming for the pecuniary benefit of those who keep the racing establishment.10. the offence as created by the calcutta act is a purely technical one and nothing has ever been done on this side of india to include any form of betting or wagering without instruments ..... which this rule was issued is whether a certain form of gambling, which has become well known in calcutta as cotton gambling, comes within the provisions of section 44 of act iv of 1866, as amended by act iii of 1897 (b.c).2. we may safely say at the outset that this is a pure .....

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Feb 11 1931 (PC)

Ramendra Chandra Ray Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1931Cal410

..... impartiality and justice.5. turning to the facts of the present, case: on 24th january the commissioner of police made an order under section 62-a, sub-section 4, calcutta, police act, 1866, and.. section 93-a, calcutta suburban police act;.. 1866, prohibiting within the town and? suburbs of calcutta any procession or public assembly in any way connected with what is termed independence day,, namely on 26th january ..... 11. it has been argued on behalf of the petitioner that inasmuch as the common object charged was the commission of an offence under section 62-a (6) (ii), calcutta police act, which is a local law within the definition given in section 42, i p.c. and as that offence is not punishable with imprisonment for a term of six months ..... the common object of such assembly, namely committing the said offence, to wit, the breach of the lawful order issued by the commissioner of police, calcutta, dated 24th january 1931, under section 62-a, clause (1), calcutta police act, force and violence was used by members thereof and the offence of rioting was commibted, and thereby you the said subhas chandra bose committed ..... assembly, the common object of which was to commit an offence, viz. to commit a breach of the lawful order issued by the commissioner of police, calcutta, dated 24th january 1931, under section 62-a, clause (1), calcutta police act, an offence under section 62-a (6) (ii), and thereby you, the said subhas chandra bose, committed an offence punishable under section 143, .....

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Mar 02 1932 (PC)

Jagadish NaraIn Tewary Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1933Cal36,140Ind.Cas.550

..... by the code for the punishment of such abetment. section 62-a (1), calcutta police act, 1866, reads as follows:the commissioner of police and, subject to the orders o the commissioner of police, every police officer of a rank not inferior to that of sub-inspector, may, with a view to securing ..... 1. in this case jagadish narain tewary was convicted by one of the honorary, presidency magistrates, calcutta, on 2nd december 1931, under section 109, i.p. c, read.with section 62-a, sub-section (1), clause (e), calcutta police act, 1866, and sentenced to pay a fine of rs. 75 or in default, to undergo seven days ..... ' simple imprisonment. section 109, i.p.c, provides for punishment of abetment where an offence is committed in consequence of the act of abetment and no express provision is made ..... section 62-a (i), it is not necessary to act under any orders or to prove that the officer concerned was acting under any orders. the section says: the commissioner of police, and subject to the orders of the commissioner of police, every police officer of a rank, etc., may with a view ..... .n. mukherji requested the man sounding the bugle not to do so and in making that request he was apparently acting under the powers conferred on police officers under section 62-a(1). it was proved in the course of the hearing before the learned presidency magistrate .....

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Mar 29 1935 (PC)

M.A. Adams and anr. Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1935Cal466

..... in the card room of the premises can rightly be described as instruments of gaming within the meaning of the definition contained in section 3, calcutta police act, 1866.15. we have given our very careful attention and consideration to that point. a large number of authorities were cited to us upon this point ..... keeping and using that place as a common gambling house on the night of 25th january 1935 and so committed an offence under section 44, calcutta police act, 1866. in order to make plain what the position was, it is necessary that i should recapitulate the facts which were given in evidence before the ..... and rightly satisfied that gaming within the meaning of the definition given in section 3 of the act was going on in those premises on the night of 25th january because in section 3, calcutta police act, 1866, gaming is defined as including wagering or betting except wagering or betting upon a horse race, ..... the authority of a warrant signed by the deputy commissioner of police under the provisions of section 46, calcutta police act, 1866, sub-inspector syed hossain of the detective department raided certain premises consisting of two rooms situated on the first floor of ..... that none of those authorities were really of any assistance to the court, because they had all come into existence before the definition in the calcutta police act of 1866 assumed its present shape. both sides overlooked the fact that the definition of 'instruments of gaming' as it now stands as well as the .....

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Apr 21 1943 (PC)

Benoari Lal Sarma and ors. Vs. Emperor

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1943Cal285

..... the presidency area (emergency) security act, 1926 (bengal act 3 of 1926); (m) any ..... sections 19, 20 and 25, european vagrancy act, 1874 (9 of 1874); (i) any offence under section 34, calcutta suburban police act, 1866 (bengal act 2 of 1866) and section 57, calcutta police act, 1866 (bengal act 4 of 1866); (j) any offence under sections 6 and 7, eastern frontier bifles (bengal battalion) act, 1920 (bengal act 2 of 1920); (k) any offence under the goondas act, 1923 (bengal act 1 of 1923); (1) any offence under ..... ) any offence under section 34, calcutta suburban police act, 1866 (bengal act 2 of 1866) and section 57, calcutta police act, 1866 (bengal act 4 of 1866); (j) any offence under sections 6 and 7, eastern frontier bifles (bengal battalion act) 1920 (bengal act 2 of 1920); (k) any offence under the goondas act, 1923 (bengal act 1 of 1923); (1) any offence under the presidency area (emergenoy) security act, 1926 (bengal act 3 of 1926); (m) any .....

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Jul 07 1950 (HC)

Amrita Lal Chatterjee Vs. the State

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1950Cal543,54CWN823

..... is necessary to make the following order : * * * *that the said person shall not remain in any place lying in the jurisdiction of the town of calcutta as defined in section 3, calcutta police act, 1866 (bengal act iv [4] of 1866) and also its suburbs as defined...-..and if he is in any such area at the time of the service of this order, he shall leave ..... was in calcutta on 7th april 1950 was accepted and it has not been challenged. 3. the petitioner filed ..... bose lane, calcutta on 7th april 1950 and accordingly it was alleged that he had contravened the order externing him from the city of calcutta. the order appears to have been signed by the commissioner of police and the service of the order was duly proved. the evidence that the petitioner ..... petitioner was served with an externment order under section 21 (1) (a), west bengal security act, 1950 forbidding him to remain within the town of calcutta. the order was served on him on 5th april 1950 and he was given 24 hours' time to leave the calcutta area. according to the prosecution the petitioner was found at his residence at 5/1 kashinath .....

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Jun 01 1954 (HC)

Santosh Kumar Datta Vs. the Commissioner of Police,

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1955Cal81,58CWN756

..... the learned government pleader says that the original record of his appointment is not available. mr. das gupta however has drawn my attention to section 10(1), calcutta police act (hereafter referred to as the 'act') as it stood before the government of india 'adaptation of indian laws order 1937'. it ran as follows:'the appointment of the members of the ..... learned government pleader has placed before me a certain letter from the government of bengal police department, and also some printed rules relating to recruitment of subordinate ranks of the calcutta police. from the letter it appears that the rules were framed under section 9, calcutta police act and were approved by government. it shows that in respect of sub-inspectors in the ..... the departmental enquiry has violated rule 5 of the rules framed for the conduct of departmental proceedings under the calcutta police act. with regard to the first point i have already shownthat the appointing authority of the petitioner was the commissioner of police, and therefore he could not be dismissed by an order passed bythe second respondent the deputy commissioner of ..... unarmed branch, the appointing authority is the deputy commissioner of police headquarters. it is by no means clear however as .....

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Dec 06 1954 (HC)

Natabar Jana Vs. State and anr.

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1955Cal138,1955CriLJ441,59CWN729

..... not with the rest of the state outside the presidency town.3. mr. dutta has raised another point viz., that under the calcutta police act, 1866, the term 'investigation' is given the same meaning as in the criminal procedure code (vide section 3, calcutta police act), and in section 4(e), criminal p. c. 'investigation' is defined to include all proceedings under the code for the ..... before the writing can be proved, be called to those parts of it which are to be used for the purpose of contradicting him. under section 78-a, calcutta police act, police officers holding investigation into offences may or may not record the statement of witnesses examined by them. but if they record any such statement then the statement should be ..... p. c., provides that the code does not, in the absence of any specific provision to the contrary, apply to the police in the town of calcutta, i. e., in the presidency town of calcutta. accordingly, so far as .the calcutta police act, is concerned, the term 'investigation', must be understood to mean 'investigation' including all the proceedings under the criminal procedure code as applicable ..... collection of evidence conducted by a police officer or by any person 'other than a magistrate who is authorised by a magistrate in this .....

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May 05 1955 (HC)

R.N. Ghosh Vs. the State

Court : Kolkata

Reported in : AIR1956Cal247,1956CriLJ732

..... were revived and the petitioner was summoned to tafca his trial.2. it appears that on 18-10-1954 a police challan was submitted in the court of the learned magistrate against the petitioner and another under section 62a, calcutta police act (act 4 of 1866). the charge set out in the challan was in these words;'all the accused persons are charged with not keeping ..... the offence is not indicated in the challan or the charge-sheet. the offence dealt with under section 62a, calcutta police act being a summons case offence the provisions of section 242 of the code will be automatically attracted as soon as the trial commences.that section requires that when the accused ..... of alleged impropriety in reviving the proceedings is clearly metby the reasons given by the learned magistratehimself. 12. returning to the substantial question as to the requirement of section 62a, calcutta police act, i feel bound to reiterate that it is impossible for the accused person proceeded against under that section to offer any explanation of his conduct if the real gravamen of ..... pronouncing any judgment either of acquittal or conviction and released the petitioner.4. the offence which the petitioner was alleged to have committed was one under section 62a, calcutta police act. that section empowers a police officer not inferior to the rank of sub-inspector to give such directions as he thinks necessary either orally or in writing to any person with a view .....

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