Central Government Act
Section 4 in [ The Police Act, 1861 ]
4. Inspector- General of Police, etc.-- 12 The administration of the police throughout a general police district shall be vested in an officer to be styled the tInspector- General of Police, and in such Deputy Inspectors- General and Assistant Inspectors- General as to the State Government shall seem fit.
The administration of the police throughout the local jurisdiction of the Magistrate of the district shall, under the general control and direction of such Magistrate, be vested in a District Superintendent and such Assistant District Superintendents as the State Government shall consider necessary. 1