Section 23 Indian Telegraph Act, 1885
Section 23 Indian Telegraph Act, 1885:
Intrusion into signal-room, trespass in telegraph office or obstruction.—If any person—
(a) without permission of competent authority, enters the signal-room of a telegraph office of the Government, or of a person licensed under this Act, or
(b) enters a fenced enclosure round such a telegraph office in contravention of any rule or notice not to do so, or
(c) refuses to quit such room or enclosure on being requested to do so by any officer or servant employed therein, or
(d) wilfully obstructs or impedes any such officer or servant in the performance of his duty, he shall be punished with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees.
Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 23 Indian Telegraph Act, 1885:
G. Lakshmi Ammal vs Elumalai Chettiar And Ors. on 30 April, 1980
Powergrid Corporation Of India vs K.Radhakrishnan on 6 April, 2011
B.S.N.L vs Telecom Regulatory Auth.Of India on 6 December, 2013
Divyang R. Parikh vs State Of Gujarat on 8 April, 1997
Thota Suresh Babu, vs The State Of Andhra Pradesh, on 30 December, 2020
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