Major Sections Army Act, 1950

COMMISSION, APPOINTMENT AND ENROLMENT

Offences Sections
Commission and appointment …………………………………………………………… 10
Ineligibility of aliens for enrolment ……………………………………………………… 11
Procedure before enrolling officer ………………………………………………………… 13
Mode of enrolment ……………………………………………………………………………… 14
Validity of enrolment …………………………………………………………………………… 15
Persons to be attested ………………………………………………………………………… 16
Mode of attestation ……………………………………………………………………………… 17
CONDITIONS OF SERVICE
Offences Sections
Tenure of service under the Act …………………………………………………………… 18
Termination of service by Central Government ……………………………………… 19
Dismissal, removal or reduction by the Chief of the Army Staff and by other
officers ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 20
Power to modify certain fundamental rights in their application to persons
subject to this Act ………………………………………………………………………………… 21
Retirement, release or discharge …………………………………………………………… 22
Certificate on termination of service ……………………………………………………… 23
Discharge or dismissal when out of India ……………………………………………… 24
SERVICE PRIVILEGES
Offences Sections
Authorised deductions only to be made from pay …………………………………… 25
Remedy of aggrieved persons other than officers …………………………………… 26
Remedy of aggrieved officers ………………………………………………………………… 27
Immunity from attachment …………………………………………………………………… 28
Immunity from arrest for debt ……………………………………………………………… 29
Immunity of persons attending court-martial from arrest ……………………… 30
Privileges of reservists ………………………………………………………………………… 31
Priority in respect of army personnel’s litigation …………………………………… 32
Saving of rights and privileges under other laws …………………………………… 33
OFFENCES
Offences Sections
Offences in relation to the enemy and punishable with death ……………… 34
Offences in relation to the enemy and not punishable with death ………… 35
Offences punishable more severely on active service than at other times …. 36
Mutiny ……………………………………………………………………………………………… 37
Desertion and aiding desertion …………………………………………………………… 38
Absence without leave ………………………………………………………………………… 39
Striking or threatening superior officers ………………………………………………… 40
Disobedience to superior officer …………………………………………………………… 41
Insubordination and obstruction …………………………………………………………… 42
Fraudulent enrolment …………………………………………………………………………… 43
False answers on enrolment ………………………………………………………………… 44
Unbecoming conduct …………………………………………………………………………… 45
Certain forms of disgraceful conduct ……………………………………………………… 46
III-treating a subordinate ……………………………………………………………………… 47
Intoxication ………………………………………………………………………………………… 48
Permitting escape of person in custody …………………………………………………… 49
Irregularity in connection with arrest or confinement …………………………… 50
Escape from custody …………………………………………………………………………… 51
Offences in respect of property ……………………………………………………………… 52
Extortion and corruption ……………………………………………………………………… 53
Making away with equipment ……………………………………………………………… 54
Injury to property ………………………………………………………………………………… 55
False accusations ………………………………………………………………………………… 56
Falsifying official documents and false declaration ………………………………… 57
Signing in blank and failure to report …………………………………………………… 58
Offences relating to courts-martial ………………………………………………………… 59
False evidence ……………………………………………………………………………………… 60
Unlawful detention of pay …………………………………………………………………… 61
Offences in relation to aircraft and flying ……………………………………………… 62
Violation of good order and discipline ………………………………………………… 63
Miscellaneous offences ………………………………………………………………………… 64
Attempt ………………………………………………………………………………………………… 65
Abetment of offences that have been committed …………………………………… 66
Abetment of offences punishable with death and not committed ……………… 67
Abetment of offences punishable with imprisonment and not committed … 68
Civil offences ………………………………………………………………………………………… 69
Civil offences not triable by court-martial ……………………………………………… 70