Police Act, 1861

Police Act (V of 1861)

13—District Magistrate competent to give direction u/s. 13 of the Police Act.

Under section 13 of the Police Act though it
is for the Inspector General, or any Assistant Inspector General or for the
District Superintendent of Police to depute any additional number of police
officers to keep the peace at any place, yet the District Magistrate is
competent to give general direction to them in this respect.

Ali Akbar
Pandit & others.. Petitioners Vs. Jadu Gopal Shah Bhowmik & others Opp.
Party. (1979) 31 DLR 66.

An order passed u/s.13 of the Police Act is
not judicial order and therefore not subject to revision by, the High Court
under section 435 Cr.P.Code.   Ibid