THE FOREST ACT, 1927

(ACT NO. XVI OF 1927).
  [21st September, 1927]
 
 
     
   
 
CHAPTER IX
PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE
 
  Power to release on a bond a person arrested  
65. Any Forest-officer of a rank not inferior to that of a Ranger, who, or whose subordinate, has arrested any person under the provision of section 64, may release such person on his executing a bond to appear, if and when so required, before the Magistrate having jurisdiction in the case, or before the officer-in-charge of the nearest police-station 1[ :

Provided that nothing in this section shall apply in a case where the person arrested is suspected of having committed any non-bailable offence under this Act.]
 
 
 
1 Colon was substituted, for the full-stop at the end of section 65 and thereafter the proviso was added by section 19 of the Forest (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. VIII of 1990).

 
 

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