Telangana Towns Nuisances Act, 1889
(Act No.3 of 1889)
(1) Whoever drives or rides any animal, or drives, drags or pushes any vehicle, in a rash or negligent manner.
(2) Whoever by negligence or ill-usage in driving cattle causes any mischief or obstruction by such cattle.
(3) Whoever without reasonable excuse and so as to cause danger or obstruction to any person shall drive, drag or push any vehicle otherwise than on the near or left side of the road.
(4) Whoever, being in charge of any vehicle or cattle, leaves it or them at such a distance as not to have the same under due control.
(5) Whoever causes any vehicle to remain or stand longer than may be necessary for loading or unloading except at places appointed for the purpose, or fastens any horse or other animal so as to cause obstruction or in any way wilfully obstructs or causes obstruction to the free passage of any through fare.
(6) Whoever exposes goods for sale so as to cause obstruction.
(7) Whoever negligently lets loose any horse or suffers any ferocious dog to be at large without a muzzle or sets on or urges any dog or other animal to attack, worry or put in fear any person or cattle.
(9) Whoever without reasonable excuse throws or lays down any dirt, filth, rubbish, or any stones or building materials.
(10) Whoever uses any sound amplifier except at such times and places and subject to such conditions as shall, from time to time, be allowed by an officer of the Police Department not below the rank of a Deputy Superintendent of Police.
(11) Whoever wilfully and indecently exposes his person or commits a nuisance by easing himself and whoever, having the care or custody of any child under seven years of age, omits to prevent such child from committing a nuisance as aforesaid.
(12) Whoever is found drunk and incapable of taking care of himself, or is guilty of any riotous, disorderly or indecent behaviour.Explanation. - In this section "public place" means a place (including a road, street or way, whether a thoroughfare or not, and a landing place) to which the public are granted access or have a right to resort, or over which they have a right to pass. [XXX] 4. Neglecting to fence in well, tank, etc. - Whoever neglects to fence in or protect any well, tank or other dangerous place or structure, or, whoever causes any offensive matter to run from any house, factory, dung-heap or the like into the street – shall be liable on conviction to fine not exceeding fifty rupees or to imprisonment of either description which may extend to one month. 5. Penalty for cruelty to animals. - Whoever cruelly beats, ill-treats, tortures, or drives, rides or otherwise uses any animal in an unfit state to be so driven, ridden or used, or causes any animal to be cruelly beaten, ill-treated, tortured, or to be driven, ridden or used when unfit to be driven, ridden or used, shall be liable on conviction to fine not exceeding fifty rupees, or to imprisonment of either description not exceeding one month, or to both. [6. Repealed.] [7. Repealed.] 8. Power to arrest without warrant on view of offence. - (1) Any police officer may arrest without a warrant any person committing in his view any offence made punishable by this Act. (2) Any agent of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals who is specially empowered by the State Government in that behalf may arrest without a warant any person committing in his view any offence punishable under section 5; (3) The agent shall have power to release any person so arrested on his executing a bond, with or without sureties, for his appearance before a Magistrate if and when required. (4) The provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, shall apply to any arrest made or bond taken under this section as if the arrest had been made, or the bond had been taken, under the said Code. [9. Repealed.] 10. Destruction of stray dogs. - The District or Sub Divisional Magistrate may from time to time cause to be notified by beat of drum or otherwise that dogs found straying within certain limits will be destroyed, and dogs found straying within such limits after such notification may be destroyed by any person in such manner as the District or Sub Divisional Magistrate may from time to time direct. 11. Act to form part of District Police Act. - Sections 3 and 4 of this Act shall be read with, and form part of, [Act XXIV of 1859]. [XXX]