Topic: Section 37. Magistrate to enforce the terms of the Act

If the Collector or officer authorised under section 6 is opposed or impeded in doing anything directed or permitted by this Act, he shall, if a Magistrate, enforce compliance, and, if not a Magistrate, he shall apply to a Magistrate 1[or (within any area for which a Commissioner of Police has been appointed) to the Commissioner of Police] and such Magistrate or Commissioner (as the case may be) shall enforce compliance.

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1. Substituted for the words "or (within the towns of Calcutta, Madras and Bombay) to the Commissioner of Police" by the Works of Defence (Amendment) Act, 1974 (50 of 1974), S. 3 (12-12-1974).