Order clarifying proviso to subsection (2)
No. 13/73/48-Police (2). dated the 11th December 1954.-In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to subsection (2) of section 2 of the Pakistan Special Police Establishment Ordinance, 1948 (VIII of 1948), the Central Government is pleased to direct that the substantive provisions of that subsection shall not debar police officers who are not members of the Special Police Establishment from exercising all or any of the powers vested in or conferred upon such police officers by or under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898), or the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1947 (II of 1947), in respect of any such offences or person as is specified in the said proviso, in any case where the Special Police Establishment has not already started investigation of the case:
Provided that in every such case intimation of the investigation started by such police officers as aforesaid shall be given to the appropriate officer of the Special Police Establishment as early as may be after its commencement:
Provided further that in any case in which a requisition is made by a Superintendent of Police of the said Establishment in this behalf, such investigations shall be handed over to the Special Police Establishment.