The Judicial Officers Protection Acts.
[India Act XVIII, 1850.]
(4th April, 1850.)
For the greater protection of Magistrates and others acting judicially; It is enacted as follows :--
1. No judge, Magistrate, collector or other person acting judicially shall be liable to be sued in any civil Court for any done or order to be done by him in the discharge of his judicial duty, whether or not within the limits of his jurisdiction : provided that he at the time, in good faith, believed himself to have jurisdiction to do or order the act complained of : and no officer of any such Judge, Magistrate, Collector or other person acting judicially, shall be liable to be sued in any civil Court for the execution of any warrant or order, which he would be bound to execution of any warrant or order, which he would be bound to execute if within the jurisdiction of the person issuing the same.