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Article 22 in The Constitution Of India(''Protection against arrest and detention in certain case.)



CONSTITUTION OF INDIA ARTICLE 22

 ''Protection against arrest and detention in certain case.''

ARTICLE 22: Protection against arrest and detention in certain case;

1. No person who is arrested shall be detained in custody without being informed, as soon as may be, of the ground of the such arrest nor shall be denied the right to consult, and to be defended by, a legal practitioner of his choice.

2. Every person who is arrested and detained in custody shall be produced before the nearest magistrate within a period of twenty four hour of such arrest excluding the time necessary for the journey from the place arrested to the court of the magistrate no such person shall be detained in custody beyond the such period without the authority of a magistrate.    
       

3. Nothing in this clause (1)and (2) shall apply   -

 To any person who for the  time being is an enemy alien; or

 To any person who is arrested or detained under any law providing for preventive detention.

4. No law providing for preventive detention shall be authorise the detention of a person for a longer than three month  unless- 

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    An advisory board consisting of person who are, or have been or are qualified to be an appointed as JUDGES OF HIGH COURT  has reported before the expiration of he said period of three month that there is in its opinion sufficient cause for such detention :

 Provide that nothing in this sub-clause shall be authorise  the detention of any person beyond  the maximum period by any law made  by Parliament under sub-clause (b)of clause (7);

 Such person is detained in accordance with the provision of any law made by Parliament under sub-clause (a) and (b) of clause (7).

5. When any person is detained in pursuance of an order made under any law providing for preventive detention the authority making the order shall, as soon as may be communicate  to such person  the ground o which the order has been made and shall afford him the earliest opportunity of making a representation against the order.


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