Provision

Whenever any unlawful assembly or riot takes place, the owner or occupier of the land upon which such unlawful assembly is held, or such riot is committed, and any person having or claiming an interestin such land, shall be punishable with fine not exceeding one thousand rupees, if he or his agent or manager, knowing that such offence is being or has been committed, or having reason to believe it is likely to be committed, do not give the earliest notice thereof in his or their power to the principal officer at the nearest police-station, and do not, in the case of his or their having reason to believe that it was about to be committed, use all lawful means in his or their power to prevent it and, in the event of its taking place, do not use all lawful means in his or their power to disperse or suppress the riot or unlawful assembly.

 


Simply put

  • Whenever any unlawful assembly or riot takes place on the land of the owner and any person claiming interest in such riot will be punished with fine not exceeding one thousand rupees

If the owner or his agent or manager knowing that such offence is being or has been committed or has a reason to believe that such an offence is likely to be committed and in spite of knowing this does not provide earliest notice to the nearest police station and having reason to believe that such an offence is about to be committed use all lawful means in his or their power to prevent it and on the event of occurrence of the offence  do not use all lawful means in his or their power to disperse or suppress the riot or unlawful assembly.



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