Provision

The words "public servant" denote a person
falling under any of the descriptions hereinafter following, namely:--
1* * * *
Second.--Every Commissioned Officer in the Military, [Naval or Air] Forces [4**** of India];
[Third.--Every Judge including any person empowered by law to discharge, whether by himself or as a member of any body of persons. any adjudicatory functions;]
Fourth.--Every officer of a Court of Justice [(including a liquidator, receiver or commissioner)] whose duty it is, as such officer, to investigate or report on any matter of law or fact, or to make, authenticate, or keep any document, or to take charge or dispose of any property, or to execute any judicial process, or to administer any oath, or to interpret, or to preserve order in the Court, and every person specially authorized by a Court of Justice to perform any of such duties;
Fifth.--Every juryman, assessor, or member of a panchayat assisting a Court of Justice or public servant;
Sixth.--Every arbitrator or other person to whom any cause or matter has been referred for decision or report by any Court of Justice, or by any other competent public authority;
Seventh.--Every person who holds any office by virtue of which he is empowered to place or keep any person in confinement;
Eighth.--Every officer of [the Government] whose duty it is, as such officer, to prevent offences, to give information of offences, to bring offenders to justice, or to protect the public health, safety or convenience;
Ninth.--Every officer whose duty it is as such officer, to take, receive, keep or expend any property on behalf of [the Government], or to make any survey, assessment or contract on behalf of [the Government], or to execute any revenue- process, or to investigate, or to report, on any matter affecting the pecuniary interests of [the Government], or to make authenticate or keep any document relating to the pecuniary interests of [the Government], or to prevent the infraction of any law for the protection of the pecuniary interests of [the Government];
Tenth.--Every officer whose duty it is, as such officer, to take, receive, keep or expend any property, to make any survey or assessment or to levy any rate or tax for any secular common purpose of any village, town or district, or to make, authenticate or keep any document for the ascertaining of the rights of the people of any village, town or district;                                                                                                                         [Eleventh.--Every person who holds any office in virtue of which he is empowered to prepare, publish, maintain or revise an electoral roll or to conduct an election or part of an election;]
[Twelfth.--Every person--
(a) in the service or pay of the Government or remunerated by fees or commission for the performance of any public duty by the Government;
(b) in the service or pay of a local authority, a corporation established by or under a Central, Provincial or State Act or a Government company as defined in section 617  of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956).]


Simply Put

This section describes who all are public servants: first was repelled by adaption and orders, 1950; Second means, every comissioned officer of either Military, Navy or Air force of India. Third means every Judge or any person who is empowered by law to discharge any person of his duties. Fourth means any person of court of justice who orders or comissions any act thereby enabiling law and order in the court, or one who executes any judicial process will come unde rthe ambit of public servant. Fifth every member who's assisting the panchayat raj or any officer of court of justice or public servant will also come under the ambit of public servant. Sixth every arbitrator or any other person to whom any matter has been sent for further enquiry or solution or has been asked of any report by any other competent public authority. Seventh every person who is empowered by law to keep a place or to keep a person in confinement; for example a jailor who is keeping a prisoner in custody or anyone who is empowered to carry out any such power and such power is from the government, he will come under the ambit of this section. Eighth every officer of government who has the power to prevent offences or to bring wrong doer to the custody, to carry out investigations or to protect public health saftey or convenience will come under this act; For example a police officer or a traffic police man or a CBI officer, all these are empowered by the Government to protect public and maintain law & order. Ninth every officer who is empowered by government to carry out contracts in the name of government to carry out sale deeds or purchases, who will  keep record of all authenticate documents, who will prevent the infraction of law will come under this act.  Tenth  any officer whose duty is to impose levay taxes or review any of them on behalf of the government for the common purpose of any town village or property. Eleventh any person who is empowerd to prepare, publish, maintain or revise an electoral roll or to conduct an election or part of an election will come under this act. Twelfth any person appointed by government who will remunerate fees or comission for carrying out any public duty by the government, , or in the service of any government company as defined in section 617 of the companies act, 1956.



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