Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Act, 1971
5C. Power to seal unauthorized constructions.-
(1) It shall be lawful for the estate officer, at any time, before or after making an order of demolition under section 5B, to make an order directing the sealing of such erection or work or of the public premises in which such erection or work has been commenced or is being carried on or has been completed in such manner as may be prescribed, for the purposes of carrying out the provisions of this Act, or for preventing any dispute as to the nature and extent of such erection or work.
(2) Where any erection or work or any premises
in which any erection or work is being carried on has, or have been sealed, the
estate officer may, for the purpose of demolishing such erection or work in
accordance with the provisions of this Act, order such seal to be removed.
(3) No person shall remove such seal except-
(a) under an order made by the estate officer under sub-section (2); or
(b) under an order of the appellate officer made in an appeal under this Act.