PENALTIES FOR OFFENCES UNDER FOREGOING PROVISIONS Term Paper Help

PENALTIES FOR OFFENCES UNDER FOREGOING PROVISIONS Term Paper Help

39.Penalty for contravention of section 3 Whoever prints or publishes any book or paper in contravention of the provisional of section 3 shall be punishable with fine not exceeding twenty thousand rupees, or with simple imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or with both.

40.Penalty for keeping printing-press without making a declaration required by section 4.·· Whoever keeps in his possession any printing-press without making a declaration as is required by section 4 shall be punishable with fine not exceeding  twenty thousand rupees, or with imprisonment .for a term not exceeding six months, or with both.

41.Punishment for making false statement:- Any person who shall, in making any declaration under this Ordinance, make a statement which is false and which he either knows or believes to be false, or does not believe to be true, shall be punishable with fine not -exceeding twenty thousand rupees and with imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months.

PENALTIES FOR OFFENCES UNDER FOREGOING PROVISIONS Term Paper Help

PENALTIES FOR OFFENCES UNDER FOREGOING PROVISIONS Term Paper Help

42.Penalty for printing or publishing newspaper in contravention of the provisions of this’ Ordinance.··· Whoever edits, prints’ or publishes any newspaper in contravention of the provisions of this Ordinance, or whoever edits, prints or publishes, or causes to be edited, printed or published, any newspapers knowing that the said provisions have not been observed with respect to that newspaper, shall be publishable with fine not exceeding twenty thousand rupees, or with imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or with both.

43.Penalty for contravention of .section 22, section 24, section 25, etc.- (1) Whoever contravenes any of the provisions of section 22, section 24, or section’ 25, or any rules, orders or directions made or issued there under, or fails to perform any duty imposed thereby, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a tenn not exceeding one year, or with fine not exceeding thirty thousand rupees, or with both.

(2) No Court inferior to that of a Magistrate of the first class shall take cognizance. of or try an offence punishable under sub-section (1), nor shall any Court take cognizance of or try any such offence except on a complaint made in writing by the Government or by an officer authorized in this behalf by the Government.

44.Penalty for disseminating unauthorized news-sheets and newspapers.– (1) Whoever .makes, prints or otherwise 11 produces, sells. distributes, publishes or publicly exhibits or keeps for sale, distribution or publication, any unauthorized news-sheet 01 unauthorized newspaper shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months, or with fine,
or with both.

(2).Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code or Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898) , an offence punishable under sub-section (1) and any abetment of any such offence, shall be cognizable.

45~Penalty for not delivering books.– If any printer of any such book as is referred to in section 34 neglects to deliever copies of the same in pursuance of that section, he shell, on the complaint of the officer to whom the copies should have been delivered or of any person authorized by the officer in this behalf, be punishable with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees for each such default, and, in addition to such fine, shall pay to the Government such further sum as the magistrate may determine to be the value of the copies which the printer ought to have delivered.

46.Penalty for failure to supply copies of newspaper gratis to Government.– If any printer of any newspaper published in the Province neglects to deliver copies of the same in compliance with section 36, he shall, on the complaint of the officer to whom the copies should have been delivered or of any person authorized by that officer in this behalf, be punishable with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees for each such default.

47.Recovery of forfeitures and disposal thereof and of fine Any sum payable to the Government under section 45 may be recovered, under the warrant of the Magistrate determining the sum or of his successor in office, in the manner authorized by the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898.(Act V of 18~8), and within the period prescribed by the Pakistan Penal Code (Act XLV of 1860), for the levy of a fine.

48.Appointment of officers.·· The Government may appoint an officer or officers to carry out the purposes of this Ordinance and such officer or officers shall have such duties and powers in respect of the regulation of matters pertaining to printing.presses, books and papers, printers and publishers as the Government may assign.

49.Service of notices.v-Every notice under this Ordinance shall be sent to a Magistrate who shall cause it to be served in the manner provided for the service of summons under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898).

Provided that, if service in such manner cannot, by the exercise of due diligence, be effected, the serving officer shall, where the.notice is directed to the keeper of a press, affix a copy thereof to some conspicuous part of the place where the press is situated, as described in the keeper’s declaration under section 4, and where the notice is directed to the publisher of a newspaper to some conspicuous part of the premises where the publication of such newspaper is conducted, as given in the publisher’s declaration under section 7, and thereupon the notice shall be deemed to have been duly served.

50.Conduct of searches>- Every warrant issued under this Ordinance shall, so far as it relates to a search, be executed in the manner provided for the execution of search warrants under the
Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898).

51. Operation of other laws not barred,»- Nothing contained in this Ordinance shall be deemed to prevent any person from being prosecuted under any other law for any act of omission which constitutes an offence under this Ordinance.

52.Power to exempt from the provisions of this Ordinance>- The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, exempt any book or paper or any class of books or papers from the operation of all or any of the provisions of this Ordinance.

53.Delegation of powers.·· The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, direct that any power conferred upon it by or under this Ordinance shall be exerciseable also by such officer or authority and subject to such conditions, if any, as may be specified in the notification.

54.Power to’ make rules.» The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules for carrying out the purposes of this Ordinance.

55. Repeal The West Pakistan Press and Publications Ordinance, 1963 (W.P. Ordinance No. XXX of 1963), and the Registration of Printing Press and Publications Ordinance, 1990 (Ill of 1990) are hereby repealed.

56.Saving … (1) Notwithstanding the repeal of the West Pakistan Press and Publications· Ordinance 1963, (W.P. Ordinance No. XXX of 19(3), or the Registration of Printing Press and Publications Ordinance, 1990 (ill of, 1990), hereinafter referred to as the said Ordinances, every declaration made, subscribed or authenticated under either of the said Ordinance shall be deemed to have been made, subscribed or authenticated under this Ordinance.

(2) Anything done, action taken, role made or notice issued under either of the said Ordinances shall, 80 far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Ordinance, remain in force and be deemed to have been done, taken, made or issued under this Ordinance.

(3) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (2), any notice to deposit security under the provisions of the West Pakistan Press and Publications Ordinance, 1963 (W.P. Ordinance No. XXX of 1963), shall stand vacated, and any security deposit made there under shall be liable to be refunded to the depositor of such security upon the commencement of this Ordinance.

SCHEDULE
FORM ‘A’
(See Section 4)
DECLARATION OF THE KEEPER OF PRESS
I, (name), son of
. residing at do hereby
declare that I have a press for printing at
Give full description and address of the premises where
the press may be situated.
FORM’B’
(See section 7)
DECLARATION OF THE PRINTER AND/OR
PUBLISHER OF NEWSPAPER
I, (name, son of
residing at do hereby
declare that I am the printer1 or.publisher or printer and publisher of the newspaper entitled appearing as2 in3 and printed or published or printed and puhlished at 4
FORM’C’
(See Section 16)
DECLARATION OF PERSON WHO CEASES TO BE
PRINTER AND/OR PUBLISHER
1, (name), son of
residing at do hereby declare that I have ceased to be printer1 or publisher- or the printer and the publisher of the newspaper entitled appearing as2 in3

GHULAM ISHAQ KHAN
PRESIDENT
MR. JUSTICE
(ZlA MAHMOOD MlRZA)
SECRETARY .

Posted on November 28, 2015 in Ethics And Libel

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