Extension of Magisterial Scheme for check and prevention of ticketless travel
Government of India (Bharat Sarkar)
Ministry of Railways (Rail Mantralaya)
New Delhi, dated.17.02.2017
The Chief Commercial Managers,
All Zonal Railways.
Commercial Circular No.18/2017
Sub: Extension of Magisterial Scheme for check and prevention of ticketless travel.
The Magisterial Scheme for checks and prevention of ticketless travel on Indian Railways was last extended upto 31.12.2015 vide Board’s Commercial Circular No.27/2015.
2. Sanction of Ministry of Railways is hereby accorded for extension of Magisterial Scheme till 31.12.2018,in accordance with extant terms and conditions.
3. It is reiterated that the apportionment of cost of Railway Magistrate may be ensured as per Ministry of Home Affairs letter No.9/7/79-Judl Cell dated 14.07.1982 and circulated vide Board’s letter No.78/Ticket Checking/1036/1 dated 20.08.82 (Copies.enclosed) which stipulate that the entire cost of Magistrates, their court staff and the police force attached to them should be borne by the State Governments and fines should be credited to them.
4. This issues with the concurrence of Finance Directorate of the Ministry of Railways(Railway Board).
DA: As above.
Director, Passenger Marketing
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