Contempts Of The Lawful Authority Of Public Servants

Offences Sections
Absconding to avoid service of summons or other proceeding ………………………………………. 172
Preventing service of summons or other proceeding or preventing publication thereof .. 173
Non-attendance in obedience to an order from public servant ……………………………………… 174
Omission to produce document to public servant by person legally bound to produce it . 175
Omission to give notice or information to public servant by person legally bound to give it 176
Furnishing false information ……………………………………………………………………………………………. 177
Refusing oath or affirmation when duly required by public servant to make it ………………… 178
Refusing to answer public servant authorised to question ……………………………………………….. 179
Refusing to sign statement ……………………………………………………………………………………………….. 180
False statement on oath or affirmation to public servant or person authorised to 181
Administer an oath or affirmation …………………………………………………………………………
False information with intent to cause public servant to use his lawful power to the injury 182
of another person …………………………………………………………………………………………………
Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant ………………. 183
Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of public servant …………………….. 184
Illegal purchase or bid for property offered for sale by authority of public servant …………… 185
Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions ………………………………………………. 186
Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give assistance ………………………….. 187
Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant ………………………………………………. 188
Threat of injury to public servant ………………………………………………………………………………………. 189
Threat of injury to induce person to refrain from applying for protection to public servant. 190