Section 4 Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956

 

Section 4 Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956: 

Punishment for living on the earnings of prostitution.—

(1) Any person over the age of eighteen years who knowingly lives, wholly or in part, on the earnings of the prostitution of 20 [any other person] shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both 21 [and where such earnings relate to the prostitution of a child or a minor, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term of not less than seven years and not more than ten years].

22 [(2) Where any person over the age of eighteen years is proved —

(a) to be living with, or to be habitually in the company of, a prostitute; or

(b) to have exercised control, direction or influence over the movements of a prostitute in such a manner as to show that such person is aiding, abetting or compelling her prostitution; or

(c) to be acting as a tout or pimp on behalf of a prostitute, it shall be presumed, until the contrary is proved, that such person is knowingly living on the earnings of prostitution of another person within the meaning of sub-section (1).


Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 4 Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956:  


Awadesh Kumar Jha @ Akhilesh Kumar  vs The State Of Bihar on 7 January, 2016

Supreme Court of India Cites 32 - Cited by 0 - Full Document

State Of Gujarat vs Chatrabhuj Maganlal And Another on 7 April, 1976

Supreme Court of India Cites 36 - Cited by 17 - Full Document

State Of Bihar vs Rajballav Prasad @ Rajballav Pd. on 24 November, 2016

Supreme Court of India Cites 36 - Cited by 0 - Full Document

State Of Punjab vs Cbi & Ors on 2 September, 2011

Supreme Court of India Cites 40 - Cited by 19 - Full Document

Guria, Swayam Sevi Sansthan vs State Of U.P. & Ors on 31 July, 2009

Supreme Court of India Cites 17 - Cited by 12 - Full Document


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