Year : 2000
ACT NO. 35 OF 2000
[1st September, 2000]
An Act further to amend the Border Security force Act, 1968.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows:-
Section -1 Short title.
This Act may be called the Border Security Force (Amendment) Act, 2000.
Section -2 Insertion of new section 121A.
In the Border Security Force Act,1968 (47 of 1968), after section 121, the following section shall be inserted, namely:-
121A. Period of custody undergone by a person to be set-off against the imprisonment.-
When any person subject to this Act is sentenced by a Security Force Court to a term of imprisonment, not being an imprisonment in default of payment of fine, the period spent by him in civil or Force custody during investigation, inquiry or trial of the same case, and before the date of order of such sentence, shall be set off against the term of imprisonment imposed upon him, and the liability of such person to under o imprisonment on such order of sentence shall be restricted to the remainder, if any, of the term of imprisonment imposed upon him.