The Jammu and Kashmir Gift Goods (Unlawful Possession) Act, 1963
Act No. 40 of 1963
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY 6
Amendments made by Act No. -
(a) "gift goods" means any of the following goods, namely :-
(ii) milk powder;
(iii) vegetable oil (soya bean oil or sunflower seed oil) supplied by way of gift, by any relief organisation to any State Government or to the Central Government or to any other person on behalf of such Government;
(b) "relief organisation" means any organisation specified in the Schedule to this Act.3. Unlawful possession of gift goods. - If any person is found or is proved to have been in possession of any gift goods reasonably suspected of being stolen or unlawfully obtained and cannot account satisfactorily how he came by the same, he shall be punished with imprisonment for a term which may extent to two years, or with fine, or with both. 4. Offences under this Act to be cognizable. - (1) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, Samvat 1989, any offence under this Act shall be deemed to be cognizable offence within the meaning of that Code. (2) No Court below a [Judicial Magistrate] of the first class shall try any offence under this Act. 5. Power to amend Schedule. - The Government may, by notification, add any organization to, or omit any organization from, the Schedule and on the publication of such notification, such organization shall be deemed to be included in or, as the case may be, omitted from the Schedule.
[See Section 2(b)]1. United Nations International Children Emergency Fund (UNICEF). 2. Co-operative for American Relief Everywhere (CARE). 3. Church World Service. 4. Lutheran World Relief. 5. Catholic Relief Service.