Sections Particulars
1 Short title, extent and commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933. (2) It extends to the whole of India. (3) It shall come into force of such date as the Cen...
2 Definitions
In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context- (1) "wireless communication" means any transmission, emission or reception of signs...
3 Prohibition of possession of wireless telegraphy apparatus without license
Save as provided by section 4, no person shall possess wireless telegraphy apparatus except under and in accordance with a license issued under this Act. ...
4 Power of Central Government to exempt persons from provisions of the Act
The Central Government may by rules made under this Act exempt any person or any class of persons from the provisions of this Act either generally or subject ...
5 Licenses
The telegraph authority constituted under the Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (13 of 1885), shall be the authority competent to issue licenses to possess wireless ...
6 Offence and penalty
(1) Whoever possesses any wireless telegraphy apparatus, other than a wireless transmitter, in contravention of the provisions of section 3 shall be punished,...
7 Power of search
Any officer specially empowered by the Central Government in this behalf may search any building, vessel or place in which he has reason to believe that any w...
8 Apparatus confiscated or having no owner to be property of Central Government
All wireless telegraphy apparatus confiscated under the provisions of sub-section (3) of section 6, and all wireless telegraphy apparatus having no ostensible...
9 Power of court to direct payment of fines to prescribed authority
10 Power of Central Government to make rules
(1) The Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, make rules for the purpose of carrying into effect the provisions of this Act. (2) In...
11 Saving of Indian Telegraph Act, 1885
Nothing in this Act contained shall authorize the doing of anything prohibited under this Indian Telegraph Act, 1885 (13 of 1885), and no license issued under...
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