Section 180 Railways Act, 1989

 Section 180 Railways Act, 1989: 


Arrest of persons likely to abscond, etc.—

(1) If any person who commits any offence under this Act, other than an offence mentioned in 32 [sub-section (2) of section 179], or is liable to pay any excess charge or other sum demanded under section 138, fails or refuses to give his name and address or there is reason to believe that the name and address given by him are fictitious or that he will abscond, 33 [the officer authorised] may arrest him without warrant or written authority.

(2) 34 [The officer authorised] may call to his aid any other person to effect the arrest under sub-section (1).

(3) Any person arrested under this section shall be produced before the nearest Magistrate within a period of twenty-four hours of such arrest excluding the time necessary for the journey from the place of arrest to the court of the Magistrate unless he is released earlier on giving bail or if his true name and address are ascertained on executing a bond without sureties for his appearance before the Magistrate having jurisdiction to try him for the offence.

(4) The provisions of Chapter XXIII of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), shall, so far as may be, apply to the giving of bail and the execution of bonds under this section.



Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 180 Railways Act, 1989:  

State vs ) Om Prakash on 19 March, 2016

M/S.Sony Caargo Movers vs The Superintendent Of Police on 27 November, 2014

Babu Lal And Anr. vs Union Of India (Uoi) And Ors. on 9 February, 2004

A.V.Bellarmin vs Mr.V.Santhakumaran Nair on 13 August, 2015

A.V.Bellarmin vs Mr.V.Santhakumaran Nair


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