Section 3C in The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897

Title: Presumption as to certain offences.

Description: 1[3C. Presumption as to certain offences.--Where a person is prosecuted for committing an offence punishable under sub-section (3) of section 3, the Court shall presume that such person has committed such offence, unless the contrary is proved.] 1. Ins. by s. 7, ibid. (w.e.f. 22-4-2020).

Title: Presumption of culpable mental state.

Description: 1[3D. Presumption of culpable mental state.--(1) In any prosecution for an offence under sub-section (3) of section 3 which requires a culpable mental state on the part of the accused, the Court shall presume the existence of such mental state, but it shall be a defence for the accused to prove the fact that he had no such mental state with respect to the act charged as an offence in that prosecution. (2) For the purposes of this section, a fact is said to be proved only when the Court believes it to exist beyond reasonable doubt and not merely when its existenc e is established by a preponderance of probability. Explanation.--In this section, "culpable mental state" includes intention, motive, knowledge of a fact and the belief in, or reason to believe, a fact. 1. Ins. by s. 7, ibid. (w.e.f. 22-4-2020).

Title: Compensation for acts of violence.

Description: 1[3E. Compensation for acts of violence.--(1) In addition to the punishment provided for an offence under sub-section (2) or sub-section (3) of section 3, the person so convicted shall also be liable to pay, by way of compensation, such amount, as may be determined by the Court for causing hurt or grievous hurt to any healthcare service personnel. (2) Notwithstanding the composition of an offence under section 3B, in case of damage to any property or loss caused, the compensation payable shall be twice the amount of fair market value of the damaged property or the loss caused, as may be determined by the Court. (3) Upon failure to pay the compensation awarded under sub-sections (1) and (2), such amount shall be recovered as an arrear of land revenue under the Revenue Recovery Act, 1890 (1 of 1890).] 1. Ins. by s. 7, ibid. (w.e.f. 22-4-2020).

Title: Protection to persons acting under Act.

Description: No suit or other legal proceeding shall lie against any person for anything done or in good faith intended to be done under this Act.

Title: Short title and commencement.

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Act, 2020. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act. 1. 15th October, 2020, vide notification No. S.O. 3608(E), dated 14th October, 2020, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).