3. Restrictions respecting right to form association, freedom of speech, etc.
(1) No member of an Intelligence Organisation shall,
(a) be a member of, or be associated in any way with, any trade union, labour union, political association or with any class of trade unions, labour unions or political associations; or
(b) be a member of, or be associated in any way with, or raise funds for, or hold office in, or function in any other manner for, any other society, institution, association or organisation that is not recognised by the Central Government as part of the Intelligence Organisation of which he is a member or is not of a purely social, recreational or religious nature; or
(c) communicate with the press or publish or cause to be published any book, letter, pamphlet, poster or other document except with the prior permission of the head of the Intelligence Organisation; or
(d) except for purposes of official duty, contact, or communicate with any person on any matter relating to functioning, structure, personnel or organisational affairs of the Intelligence Organisation of which he is a member;
(e) use the name of the Intelligence Organisation of which he is a member for purposes not authorised by the head of the Intelligence Organisation or in any other manner except for purposes relating to the official work and functioning of the Organisation itself.
If any question arises as to whether any society, institution, association or organisation is of a purely social, recreational or religious nature under clause
(b) of this sub-section, the decision of the Central Government thereon shall be final.
(2) No member of an Intelligence Organisation, shall participate in, or address, any meeting or take part in any demonstration organised by any body of persons for any political purposes or for such other purposes as may be prescribed. 1. 9th December, 1985, vide notification No. S.O. 885(E), dated 9th December, 1985, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii). 3