Section 12 in The Sashastra Seema Bal Act, 2007

Title: Certificate of termination of service

Description: A subordinate officer, or an under-officer or other enrolled person who is retired, discharged, released, removed or dismissed from the service shall be furnished by the officer, to whose command he is subject, with a certificate in Hindi or English language setting forth– (a) the authority terminating his service; (b) the cause for such termination; and (c) the full period of his service in the Force.

Title: Restrictions respecting right to form association, freedom of speech, etc

Description: (1) No person subject to this Act shall, without the previous sanction in writing of the Central Government or of the prescribed authority,– (a) be a member of, or be associated in any way with, any trade union, labour union, political association, or with any class of trade unions, labour unions or political associations; or (b) be a member of, or be associated in any way with, any society, institution, association or organisation which is not recognised as part of the Force or is not of a purely social, recreational or religious nature; or (c) communicate with the press or publish or cause to be published any book, letter or other document except where such communication or publication is in the bona fide discharge of his dutiesor is of a purely literary, artistic or scientific character or is of a prescribed nature. Explanation.–If any question arises as to whether any society, institution, association or organisation is of a purely social, recreational or religious nature under clause (b) of this sub-section, the decision of the Central Government thereon shall be final. (2) No person subject to this Act shall participate in, or address, any meeting or take part in any demonstration organised by any body of persons for any political purposes or for such other purposes as may be prescribed.

Title: Redressal of grievances of persons other than officers

Description: (1) Any person subject to this Act other than an officer who deems himself wronged by any superior or other officer may complain to the officer under whose command he is serving. (2) When the officer complained against is the officer to whom any complaint should, under subsection (1), be preferred, the aggrieved person may complain to such officer's next superior officer. (3) Every officer receiving any such complaint shall make as complete an investigation into it as may be possible for giving full redress to the complainant, or when necessary, refer the complaint to a superior authority. (4) The Director-General may revise any decision made under any of the foregoing sub-sections, but, subject thereto, such decision shall be final.

Title: Redressal of grievances of officers

Description: Any officer who deems himself wronged by his commanding officer or any other superior officer and who, on due application made to his commanding officer or such other superior officer, does not receive the redress to which he considers himself entitled, may complain to the Director-General or the Central Government through proper channel.

Title: Offences in relation to enemy and punishable with death.

Description: Any person subject to this Act who commits any of the following offences, namely:– (a) shamefully abandons or delivers up any post, place or guard, committed to his charge or which it is his duty to defend; or (b) intentionally uses any means to compel or induce any person subject to this Act or to any other law relating to military, naval, air force or any other armed force of the Union to abstain from acting against the enemy or to discourage such person from acting against the enemy; or (c) in the presence of the enemy, shamefully casts away his arms, ammunition, tools or equipment or misbehaves in such manner as to show cowardice; or (d) treacherously holds correspondence with, or communicates intelligence to, the enemy, terrorist or any person in arms against the Union; or (e) directly or indirectly assists the enemy or terrorist with money, arms, ammunition, stores or supplies or in any other manner whatsoever; or (f) in time of active operation against the enemy or terrorist, intentionally occasions a false alarm in action, camp, quarters, or spreads or causes to be spread reports calculated to create alarm or despondency; or (g) in time of action leaves his commanding officer or other superior officer or his post, guard, picket, patrol or party without being regularly relieved or without leave; or (h) having been captured by the enemy or made a prisoner of war, voluntarily serves with or aids the enemy; or (i) knowingly harbours or protects an enemy, not being a prisoner; or (j) being a sentry in time of active operation against the enemy or alarm, sleeps upon his post or is intoxicated; or (k) knowingly does any act calculated to imperil the success of the Force or the military, naval or air force of India or any forces co-operating therewith or any part of such forces, shall, on conviction by a Force Court, be liable to suffer death or such less punishment as is in this Act mentioned.