UPHJS2018-1
Pre. Exam

19. On a busy junction of road, a huge poster/banner installed by an association creating obstruction in traffic. Who from amongst the following, on having information, may remove such banner/poster by initiating proceedings under the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure:
QUESTION DELETED BY HIGH Court Pl Mark A
(a) The District Magistrate
(b) The Chief Judicial Magistrate
(c) The Sub Divisional Magistrate
(d) The Collector
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Answer and Notes Answer is A

Explanation : This question was deleted by the High Court

This problem is covered by section 133 of CrPC. This section provides for conditional order for removal of nuisance. Under it District Magistrate or a Sub-divisional Magistrate or any other Executive Magistrate may order conditional removal of nuisance.