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Immoral Traffic (Prevention) Act, 1956

11. Notification of address of previously convicted offenders

(1) When any person having been convicted-

(a) by a court in India of an offence punishable under this Act or punishable under section 363, section 365, section 366, section 366A, section 366B, section 367, section 368, section 370, section 371, section 372 or section 373 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), with imprisonment for a term of two years or upwards; or

(b) by a court or tribunal in any other country of an offence which would, if committed in India, have been punishable under this Act or under any of the aforesaid sections with imprisonment for a like term.

is within a period of five years after release from prison, again convicted of any offence punishable under this Act or under any of those sections with imprisonment for a term of two years or upwards by a court, such court may, if it thinks fit, at the time of passing the sentence of imprisonment on such person also order that his residence, and any change of, or absence from, such residence, after release be notified according to rules made under section 23 for a period not exceeding five years from the date of expiration of the sentence.

(2)If such conviction is act aside on appeal or otherwise, such order shall become void.

(3) An order under this section may also be made by an Appellate Court or by the High Court when exercising its powers of revision.

(4) Any person charged with a breach of any rule referred to in sub-section (1) may be tried by a Magistrate of competent jurisdiction in the district in which the place last notified as his residence is situated.

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