THE INDIAN WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY ACT, ACT NO OF [AS ON ]. An Act to regulate the possession of wireless telegraphy apparatus. INDIAN WIRELESS TELEGRAPHY. ACT, 17 of 11th September, An important source of revenue to the Indian State. Broadcasting Service is . Licenses.—The telegraph authority constituted under the Indian Telegraph Act, (13 of ), shall be the authority competent to issue licenses to possess.
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It may exempt certain persons from the application of the Act, for certain wireless telegraphy apparatus only. The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, Presently the Act is used to prosecute cases, related to illegal possession and transmission via satellite phones.
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However, if such devices are designed or modified for wireless communication or is used as a part of such wireless communication device.
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The definition excludes any apparatus, appliance, and instrument or materials which are generally used for teelgraphy electrical purposes.
Section 6 deals with offences and penalties under the Act.
The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933
In the case of the first offence: All wireless telegraphy apparatus which does not have any ostensible owner shall also belong to the Central Invian.
Such exemption given by the Central Government may be a general exemption or based on certain conditions. Under section 8, all wireless telegraphy apparatus which has been confiscated by the Central Government under section 6 3 shall be considered as the property of the Central Government.
One of telegrapuy major sources of revenue for the Indian State Broadcasting Service was revenue from the licence fee from working of wireless apparatus under the Indian Telegraph Act, The Act lays down few general subjects on which the Central Government qireless the power to make rules under the Act.
In a trial of an offence under section 6, if the accused is convicted then the court shall also decide whether the apparatus used or involved in the offence should be confiscated.
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Fine which may extend to Rs.
The Centre for Internet and Society CIS is a non-profit organisation that undertakes interdisciplinary research on internet and digital technologies from policy and academic perspectives. Conditions with respect to sale of wireless telegraphy apparatus by dealer and manufactures of such apparatus. Series 1 Tech Talk: Through its diverse initiatives, CIS explores, intervenes in, and advances contemporary discourse and practices around internet, technology and society in India, and elsewhere.
The academic research at CIS seeks to understand the reconfiguration of teegraphy processes and structures through the internet and digital media technologies, and vice versa. Series infian Public Debate on ‘Differential Pricing’: The Indian State Broadcasting Service was losing revenue due to lack of legislation for wifeless persons using unlicensed wireless apparatus as it was difficult to trace them at the first place and then prove that such instrument has been installed, worked and maintained wirelews licence.
About Us The Centre for Internet and Society CIS is a non-profit organisation that undertakes interdisciplinary research on internet and digital technologies from policy and academic perspectives. Maintenance of records as to sale, acquisition of wireless telegraphy apparatus by dealers.
Series 3 Public Debate on ‘Differential Pricing’: Section 11 expressly mentions that no provision under the Act shall authorise any person to do any act which is prohibited under the India Telegraph Act, Under section 7 the Act, gives power to atc officer specially empowered by the Central Government to search any building, vessel or place if he zct reason to believe that there is any wireless telegraphy apparatus which has been used to commit offence under section 6 of the Act, is kept or concealed.
It also mentions that any licence under the Act shall not authorise any act in contravention of the Indian Telegraph Act, In the context of evidentiary value, the court might presume that a person is in possession of a wireless telegraphy apparatus under the circumstances that such apparatus is under his ostensible charge or it is present in a place or premise over which he as effective control.