LANGUAGE
Last updated: December 7th 2020

Enforcement Authorities

Authorized Agency
Jurisdiction
Duty to Enforce

“Inspectors of Central Excise/Income-tax Customs/Sales Tax/Health/Transport and above”

“All Public Places within their jurisdiction”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Station Master/Asstt. Station Master/Station Head/Station incharge”

“Railways and all its Premises”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“All Gazetted Officers of State/Central Government or equivalent rank and above in Autonomous Organizations/PSU”

“Government offices/premises and offices of autonomous bodies and corporations”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Director/Medical Superintendent/Hospital Administrator”

“Government and Private Hospital”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Post Master and above”

“Respective Post Office in their jurisdiction”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Head of the Institution/HR Manager/Head of Administration”

“Private Offices/ Workplaces”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“College/School/Headmaster Principal/Teacher”

“Respective Educational Institutions”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Librarian/Asstt. Librarian/Library incharge/other administrative staff in library”

“Libraries/Reading rooms”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Airport Manager/Officers of Airport Authority of India and Officers of all schedule Airlines”

“Airports”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Director Public Health/Director Health Services”

“All Public Places”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“In charge Administration in Central/State Government”

“All Public Places”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

Nodal Officers/Focal Points of Anti-Tobacco Cell at District and State Level”

“All Public Places”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Police Officers not below the rank of Sub-Inspector of Police”

“All Public Places within their jurisdiction”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Officers of State Food and Drug Administration not below the rank of Sub-Inspector of Police”

“All Public Places within their jurisdiction”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Representatives of Panchyati Raj Institutions (Sarpanch/Panchayt Secretary)”

“All Public Places within their jurisdiction”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“District Program Manager/ Finance Manager-District Health Society (National Rural Health Mission)”

“All Public Places within their jurisdiction”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Civil Surgeon/Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at District Hospital/Medical Officer at Primary Health Centre (PHC)”

“Hospital Buildings/ Health Institutions/ dispensaries”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Registrar/Deputy Registrar/Public Prosecutors/Governmental Counsels”

“Court Buildings”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Inspector of Schools/District Education officer”

“Educational Institutions”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

“Traffic Superintendents/Asst Traffic Superintendents/Bus Station Officer/Ticket Collector or Conductor”

“Public Conveyances”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

"Travelling ticket examiner/Chief Ticket Inspectors/Ticket Collectors/Officers not below the rank of ticket collector or equivalent rank not below the rank of Asst. Sub-Inspector of Railway Protection Force”

“Railways”
No
Analysis

The law provides that “[t]he authorized officers mentioned in schedule III shall be competent to act under and compound the offenses committed in violation of Section 4 of the Act.” The law, however, does not impose an explicit duty on authorities to enforce the law.

Railways Administration

Railways
No
Analysis

The law does not appear to explicitly impose a duty on the Railways Administration to enforce the law.