HC Deb 17 November 1920 vol 134 cc1899-900W

asked the Secretary of State for India whether any Acts or Regulations are in force in India or any part thereof regulating the holding of public meetings; and, if so, what are these Acts and Regulations, and what is their nature?


The Seditious Meetings Act (X. of 1911) contains the provisions for dealing with meetings in areas which have been specially proclaimed. The Police Acts of the several provinces, which differ in detail, give the police, under directions of a magistrate, certain powers of regulating public meetings.