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Preamble   -             INDIAN LUNACY ACT, 1912
Part I  -             PRELIMINARY
Chapter I  -             CHAPTER I
Section 1  -             Short title and extent
Section 2  -             Savings
Section 3  -             Definitions
Part II  -             RECEPTION, CARE AND TREATMENT OF LUNATICS
Chapter II  -             RECEPTION OF LUNATICS
Section 4  -             Reception of persons in asylum
Section 5 to 11  -             Reception Order on Petition
Section 5  -             Application for reception order
Section 6  -             Application by whom to be presented
Section 7  -             Procedure upon petition for reception order
Section 8  -             Detention of lunatic pending enquiry
Section 9  -             Consideration of petition
Section 10  -             Order
Section 11  -             Further provisions as to reception orders on petition
Section 11-B  -             Reception order in case of lunatics from foreign States in India
Section 12 to 17  -             Reception Order otherwise than on Petition
Section 14  -             Reception order in case of wandering and dangerous lunatics
Section 16  -             Detention of alleged lunatic, pending report by medical officer
Section 17  -             Commissioners of Police, etc. to act in the Metropolitan towns
Section 18 to 23  -             Further provisions as to reception orders and medical certificates
Section 18  -             Medical certificates
Section 19  -             Time and manner of medical examination of lunatic
Section 20  -             Authority for reception
Section 21  -             Copy of reception order to be sent to person in charge of asylum
Section 23  -             Detention of lunatics pending removal to asylum
Section 24 to 24  -             Reception and detention of criminal lunatics
Section 24  -             Reception and detention of criminal lunatics
Section 25 to 26  -             Reception after inquisition
Section 25  -             Reception after inquisition
Section 26  -             Order for payment of cost of maintenance of lunatic
Section 27 to 30  -             Amendment of order or certificate
Section 27  -             Amendment of order or certificate
Chapter III  -             CARE AND TREATMENT VISITORS
Section 28  -             Appointment of visitors
Section 29  -             Monthly inspection by visitors
Section 30  -             Inspection of criminal lunatics by Inspector-General or visitors
Section 31 to 34  -             Discharge of lunatics
Section 31  -             Order of discharge from asylum by visitors
Section 35 to 35  -             Removal of lunatic
Section 35  -             Removal of lunatics and criminal lunatics
Section 36 to 36  -             Escape and re-capture
Section 36  -             Order to justify detention and re-capture after escape
Part III  -             PART III
Chapter IV  -             PROCEEDINGS IN LUNACY IN PRESIDENCY-TOWNS
Section 37 to 45  -             Inquisition
Section 37  -             Jurisdiction in lunacy in Presidency-towns
Section 38  -             Court may order inquisition as to persons alleged to be insane
Section 39  -             Application by whom to be made
Section 40  -             Notice of time and place of inquisition
Section 45  -             Proceeding on finding of Court
Section 46 to 48  -             Judicial powers over person and estate of lunatic
Section 46  -             Custody of lunatics and management of their estates
Section 47  -             Powers of manager in respect of management of lunatic's estates
Section 49 to 56  -             Management and administration
Section 49  -             Power to dispose of lunatic's property for certain purposes
Section 51  -             Court may order performance of contract
Section 53  -             Disposal of business premises
Section 54  -             Manager may dispose of lease
Section 57 to 58  -             Vesting orders
Section 59 to 61  -             General
Section 61  -             Power of Court to make rules
Chapter V  -             PROCEEDINGS IN LUNACY OUTSIDE PRESIDENCY-TOWNS
Section 62 to 101  -             Inquisition
Section 63  -             Application by whom to be made
Section 64  -             Regulation of proceedings of District Court
Section 65  -             Inquisition by District Court and finding thereon
Section 67  -             Custody of lunatics and management of their estates
Section 70  -             Control over proceedings of Collector
Section 73  -             Remuneration of managers and guardians
Section 74  -             Duties of guardian
Section 75  -             Powers of managers
Section 76  -             Manager to furnish inventory and annual accounts
Section 77  -             Proceeding if accuracy of inventory of accounts is impugned
Section 79  -             Relative may sue for an account
Section 80  -             Removal of managers and guardians
Section 81  -             Penalty on manager for refusing to deliver accounts or property
Section 83  -             Appeals
Part IV  -             MISCELLANEOUS
Chapter VI  -             ESTABLISHMENT OF ASYLUMS
Section 85  -             Provision for admission of lunatics in asylums outside a State
Chapter VII  -             EXPENSES OF LUNATICS
Section 89  -             Order of Court and enforcement
Section 89-A  -             Fixation of costs of maintenance
Section 89-B  -             Incidence of costs of maintenance payable by Government
Section 90  -             Saving of liability of relatives to maintain lunatic
Chapter VIII  -             RULES
Section 91  -             Power of State Government to make rules
Section 92  -             Publication of rules
Section 93  -             Penalty for improper reception or detention of lunatics
Section 94  -             Provision as bonds
Section 97  -             Protection to persons acting under Act
Section 100  -             Orders under repealed Acts
Section 100-A  -             Ranchi European Mental Hospital
Section 101  -             Repeal of enactments
Schedule I  -             SCHEDULE I
Schedule II  -             SCHEDULE II
 
 
 
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