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Preamble   -             THE UNTOUCHABILITY (OFFENCES) ACT, 1955
Section 1  -             Short title, extent and commencement
Section 2  -             Definitions
Section 3  -             Punishment for enforcing religious disabilities
Section 4  -             Punishment for enforcing social disabilities
Section 5  -             Punishment for refusing to admit persons to hospitals, etc.
Section 6  -             Punishment for refusing to sell goods or render services
Section 7  -             Punishment for other offences arising out of "untouchability"
Section 8  -             Cancellation or suspension of licences in certain cases
Section 9  -             Resumption or suspension of grants made by Government
Section 10  -             Abetment of offence
Section 11  -             Enhanced penalty on subsequent conviction
Section 12  -             Presumption by courts in certain cases
Section 13  -             Limitation of jurisdiction of civil courts
Section 14  -             Offences by companies
Section 15  -             Offences under the Act to be cognizable and compoundable
Section 16  -             Act to override other laws
Section 17  -             Repeal
Schedule   -             THE SCHEDULE
Statement of Objects and Reasons   -             UNTOUCHABILITY (OFFENCES) ACT, 1955