SectionsParticulars
1Short title, extent, application and commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Emblems and Names (Prevention of Improper Use) Act, 1950. (2) It extends to the whole of India, and also applies to citizens of...
2Deduction
In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, - (a) “Emblem” means any emblem, seal, flag, insignia, coat-of-arms or pictorial representation specified ...
3Prohibition of improper use of certain emblems and names
Notwithstanding anything contained in any law for the time being in force, no person shall, except in such cases and under such conditions as may be prescribe...
4Prohibition of registration of certain companies, etc
(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any law for the time being in force, no competent authority shall,-(a) Register any company, firm or other body of p...
5Penalty
Any person who contravenes the provisions of Section 3 shall be punishable with fine, which may extend to five hundred rupees. ...
6Previous sanction for prosecution
No prosecution for any offence punishable under this Act shall be instituted, except with the previous sanction of the Central Government or of any officer au...
7Savings
Nothing in this Act shall exempt any person from any suit or other proceedings, which might, apart from this Act, be brought against him. ...
8Power of the Central Government to amend the Schedule
The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, add to or alter the Schedule, and any such addition or alteration shall have effect as if...
9Power to make rules
The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules to carry out the purposes of this Act....
The Schedule
[See Sections 2 (a) and 3]1. The name, emblem or official seal of the United Nations Organization. 2. The name, emblem or official seal of the World Health Or...
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