58. (1) All persons appointed under sub-section (1) of section 55 or sub-section (1) of section 57 shall be deemed to be public servants within the meaning of section 21 of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (45 of 1860).

(2) No suit, prosecution or other legal proceedings shall lie against any officer or servant of the State Government for anything which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or the rules made thereunder.