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4 Police Act -  Inspector-General of Police, etc

Section 4 of Indian Police Act 1861 -  Inspector-General of Police, etc

1The administration of the police throughout the general police district shall be vested in an officer to be styled the Inspector-General of Police, and in such Deputy Inspectors-General and Assistant Inspectors-General as to the 2 [State Government] shall been seem fit.

The administration of the police throughout the local jurisdiction of the Magistrate of the district shall, under the general control and direction of such Magistrate, be vested in a District Superintendent and such Assistant District Superintendents as the 2 [State Government] shall consider necessary.

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1. In the town and suburbs of Calcutta, the administration of the police vests in the "Commissioner of Police",

See s. 3 of the Calcutta Police Act, 1866 (Ben. 4 of 1866).

2. Subs. by the A.O. 1950, for "Provincial Government" which had been subs. by the A.O. 1937, for "L.G.".

3. Certain words omitted by the A.O. 1937.

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