Section 12 in The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production Manufacture Import Export Transport Sale Distribution Storage and Advertisement) Act 2019

Title: Cognizance of offences

Description: No court shall take cognizance of an offence punishable under this Act, except upon a complaint in writing made by an authorised officer under this Act.

Title: Offences to be cognizable

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), an offence under section 4 shall be cognizable.

Title:  Act to have overriding effect

Description: Save as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, the provisions of this Act shall have effect notwithstanding anything inconsistent therewith contained in any other law for the time being in force.

Title: Application of other laws not barred

Description: The provisions of this Act shall be in addition to and not in derogation of the provisions of any other law for the time being in force prohibiting production, manufacture, import, export, transport, sale, distribution, storage and advertisement of electronic cigarettes.

Title: Protection of action taken in good faith

Description: No suit, prosecution or other legal proceeding shall lie against the Central Government or any State Government or any officer of the Central Government or any State Government for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act.

The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production Manufacture Import Export Transport Sale Distribution Storage and Advertisement) Act