Section 42 in The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

Title: Power to call for information or document.

Description: Any inspecting officer referred to in section 23 who is authorised in this behalf by the Central Government may, during the course of any inspection of any account or record maintained by any political party, person, organisation or association in connection with the contravention of any provision of this Act,— (a) call for information from any person for the purpose of satisfying himself whether there has been any contravention of the provisions of this Act or rule or order made thereunder; (b) require any person to produce or deliver any document or thing useful or relevant to such inspection; (c) examine any person acquainted with the facts and circumstances of the case related to the inspection.

Title: Investigation into cases under the Act.

Description: Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), any offence punishable under this Act may also be investigated into by such authority as the Central Government may specify in this behalf and the authority so specified shall have all the powers which an officer-in-charge of a police station has while making an investigation into a cognizable offence.

Title: Returns by prescribed authority to Central Government.

Description: The prescribed authority shall furnish to the Central Government at such time and in such form and manner such returns and statements as may be prescribed.

Title: Protection of action taken in good faith

Description: No suit or other legal proceedings shall lie against the Central Government or the authority referred to in section 44 or any of its officers in respect of any loss or damage caused or likely to be caused by anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done in pursuance of the provisions of this Act or, any rule or order made thereunder.

Title: Power of Central Government to give directions

Description: The Central Government may give such directions as it may deem necessary to any other authority or any person or class of persons regarding the carrying into execution of the provisions of this Act.