41. Miscellaneous offences.-
Any person subject to this Act who commits any of the following offences, that is to say,-
(a) being in command of any detachment or post or on the march, and receiving a complaint that any one under his command has beaten or otherwise maltreated or oppressed any person, or has caused disturbance at any public place, or committed any riot or trespass, fails to have due reparation made to the injured person or to report the case to the proper authority; or
(b) by defiling any place of worship, or otherwise intentionally insults the religion, or wounds the religious feelings of any person; or
(c) attempts to commit suicide, and in such attempt does any act towards the commission of such offence; or
(d) being below the rank of an Assistant Commander, when off duty, appears without proper authority, in or about camp, or in or about, or when going to, or returning from, any town, carrying a rifle, sword or other offensive weapon; or
(e) directly or indirectly accepts or obtains, or agrees to accept, or attempts to obtain, for himself or for any other person, any gratification as a motive or reward for procuring the appointment of any person, or leave of absence, promotion or any other advantage or indulgence for any person in the service; or
(f) commits any offence against the property or person of any inhabitant of, or resident in, the country in which he is serving, shall, on conviction by a Security Guard Court, be liable to suffer imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years or such less punishment as is in this Act mentioned.