NIA Officers Of & Above Inspector Rank Invested With Powers To Investigate NDPS Offences [Read Notification]

first_imgNews UpdatesNIA Officers Of & Above Inspector Rank Invested With Powers To Investigate NDPS Offences [Read Notification] LIVELAW NEWS NETWORK22 Sep 2020 3:40 AMShare This – xThe officers of and above the rank of inspectors in the National Investigation Agency have been invested with the powers of an officer-in-charge of a police station for the investigation of the offences under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. A notification to this effect has been published in the Official Gazette on Tuesday.This is in exercise of the…Your free access to Live Law has expiredTo read the article, get a premium account.Your Subscription Supports Independent JournalismSubscription starts from ₹ 599+GST (For 6 Months)View PlansPremium account gives you:Unlimited access to Live Law Archives, Weekly/Monthly Digest, Exclusive Notifications, Comments.Reading experience of Ad Free Version, Petition Copies, Judgement/Order Copies.Subscribe NowAlready a subscriber?LoginThe officers of and above the rank of inspectors in the National Investigation Agency have been invested with the powers of an officer-in-charge of a police station for the investigation of the offences under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. A notification to this effect has been published in the Official Gazette on Tuesday.This is in exercise of the Central Government’s powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 53 of the NDPS Act and after consultation with the State Governments, “In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 53 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (61 of 1985), the Central Government, after consultation with the State Governments, hereby invests the officers of and above the rank of inspectors in the National Investigation Agency constituted under the National Investigation Agency Act,2008 (34 of 2008) to exercise the powers and perform duties specified in sub-section (1) of that section, within the area of their jurisdiction.”, the notification reads.Click here to Read/Download NotificationSubscribe to LiveLaw, enjoy Ad free version and other unlimited features, just INR 599 Click here to Subscribe. All payment options available.loading….Next Storylast_img read more