Code of Criminal Procedure – Crpc Sections
Chapter I : Preliminary (Sec 1–5)
Section 1 : Short title, extent and commencement.
Section 2 : Definitions.
Section 3 : Construction of references.
Section 4 : Trial of offences under the Indian Penal Code and other laws.
Section 5 : Saving.
Chapter II : Constitution of Criminal Courts and Offices
Section 6 : Classes of Criminal Courts.
Section 7 : Territorial divisions.
Section 8 : Metropolitan areas.
Section 9 : Court of Session.
Section 10 : Subordination of Assistant Sessions Judges.
Section 11 : Courts of Judicial Magistrates.
Section 12 : Chief Judicial Magistrate and Additional Chief Judicial Magistrate, etc.
Section 13 : Special Judicial Magistrates.
Section 14 : Local jurisdiction of Judicial Magistrates.
Section 15 : Subordination of Judicial Magistrates.
Section 16 : Courts of Metropolitan Magistrates.
Section 17 : Chief Metropolitan Magistrate and Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate.
Section 18 : Special Metropolitan Magistrates.
Section 19 : Subordination of Metropolitan Magistrates.
Section 20 : Executive Magistrates.
Section 21 : Special Executive Magistrates.
Section 22 : Local Jurisdiction of Executive Magistrates.
Section 23 : Subordination of Executive Magistrates.
Section 24 : Public Prosecutors.
Section 25 : Assistant Public Prosecutors.
Section 25A : Directorate of Prosecution.
(Sec 26-35) Chapter III : Power of courts
Section 26 : Courts by which offences are triable.
Section 27 : Jurisdiction in the case of juveniles
Section 28 : Sentences which High Courts and Sessions Judges may pass.
Section 29 : Sentences which Magistrates may pass.
Section 30 : Sentence of imprisonment in default of fine.
Section 31 : Sentence in cases of conviction of several offences at one trial.
Section 32 : Mode of conferring powers.
Section 33 : Powers of officers appointed.
Section 34 : Withdrawal of powers.
Section 35 : Powers of Judges and Magistrates exercisable by their successors-in-office.
(Sec 36-40) Chapter IV
(Sec 36) A.–Powers of superior officers of police
Section 36 : Powers of superior officers of police.
(Sec 37-40) B.–Aid to the magistrates and the police
Section 37 : Public when to assist Magistrates and police.
Section 38 : Aid to person, other than police officer, executing warrant.
Section 39 : Public to give information of certain offences.
Section 40 : Duty of officers employed, in connection with the affairs of a village to make certain report
(Sec 41-60A) Chapter V : Arrest of person
Section 41 : When police may arrest without warrant.
Section 41A : Notice of appearance before police officer.
Section 41B : Procedure of arrest and duties of officer making arrest.
Section 41C : Control room at districts.
Section 41D : Right of arrested person to meet an advocate of his choice during interrogation.
Section 42 : Arrest on refusal to give name and residence.
Section 43 : Arrest by private person and procedure on such arrest.
Section 44 : Arrest by Magistrate.
Section 45 : Protection of members of the Armed Forces from arrest.
Section 46 : Arrest how made.
Section 47 : Search of place entered by person sought to be arrested.
Section 48 : Pursuit of offenders into other jurisdictions.
Section 49 : No unnecessary restraint.
Section 50 : Person arrested to be informed of grounds of arrest and of right to bail.
Section 50A : Obligation of person making arrest to inform about the arrest, etc., to a nominated person.
Section 51 : Search of arrested person.
Section 52 : Power to seize offensive weapons.
Section 53 : Examination of accused by medical practitioner at the request of police officer.
Section 53A : Examination of person accused of rape by medical practitioner.
Section 54 : Examination of arrested person by medical officer.
Section 54A : Identification of person arrested.
Section 55 : Procedure when police officer deputes subordinate to arrest without warrant.
Section 55A : Health and safety of arrested person.
Section 56 : Person arrested to be taken before Magistrate or officer in charge of police station.
Section 57 : Person arrested not to be detained more than twenty-four hours.
Section 58 : Police to report apprehensions.
Section 59 : Discharge of person apprehended.
Section 60 : Power, on escape, to pursue and retake.
Section 60A : Arrest to be made strictly according to the Code.
(Sec 61-90) Chapter VI : Progress to compel appearance
(Sec 61-69) A.–Summons
Section 61 : Form of summons.
Section 62 : Summons how served.
Section 63 : Service of summons on corporate bodies and societies.
Section 64 : Service when persons summoned cannot be found.
Section 65 : Procedure when service cannot be effected as before provided.
Section 66 : Service on Government servant.
Section 67 : Service of summons outside local limits.
Section 68 : Proof of service in such cases and when serving officer not present.
Section 69 : Service of summons on witness by post.
(Sec 70-81) B.–Warrant of arrest
Section 70 : Form of warrant of arrest and duration.
Section 71 : Power to direct security to be taken.
Section 72 : Warrants to whom directed.
Section 73 : Warrant may be directed to any person.
Section 74 : Warrant directed to police officer.
Section 75 : Notification of substance of warrant.
Section 76 : Person arrested to be brought before Court without delay.
Section 77 : Where warrant may be executed.
Section 78 : Warrant forwarded for execution outside jurisdiction.
Section 79 : Warrant directed to police officer for execution outside jurisdiction.
Section 80 : Procedure on arrest of person against whom warrant issued.
Section 81 : Procedure by Magistrate before whom such person arrested is brought.
(Sec 82-86) C.–Proclamation and attachment
Section 82 : Proclamation for person absconding.
Section 83 : Attachment of property of person absconding.
Section 84 : Claims and objections to attachment.
Section 85 : Release, sale and restoration of attached property.
Section 86 : Appeal from order rejecting application for restoration of attached property.
(Sec 87-90) D.–Other rules regarding processes
Section 87 : Issue of warrant in lieu of, or in addition to, summons.
Section 88 : Power to take bond for appearance.
Section 89 : Arrest on breach of bond for appearance.
Section 90 : Provisions of this Chapter generally applicable to summonses and warrants of arrest
(Sec 91-105) Chapter VII : Processes to compel the production of things
(Sec 91-92) A.–Summons to produce
Section 91 : Summons to produce document or other thing.
Section 92 : Procedure as to letters and telegrams.
(Sec 93-98) B.–Search-warrants
Section 93 : When search-warrant may be issued.
Section 94 : Search of place suspected to contain stolen property, forged documents, etc.
Section 95 : Power to declare certain publications forfeited and to issue search-warrants for the same.
Section 96 : Application to High Court to set aside declaration of forfeiture.
Section 97 : Search for persons wrongfully confined.
Section 98 : Power to compel restoration of abducted females.
(Sec 99-101) C.–General provisions relating to searches
Section 99 : Direction, etc., of search-warrants.
Section 100 : Persons in charge of closed place to allow search.
Section 101 : Disposal of things found in search beyond jurisdiction.
(Sec 102-105) D.–Miscellaneous
Section 102 : Power of police officer to seize certain property.
Section 103 : Magistrate may direct search in his presence.
Section 104 : Power to impound document, etc., produced.
Section 105 : Reciprocal arrangements regarding processes.
(Sec 105A-105L) Chapter VIIA : Reciprocal arrangements for assistance in certain matters and procedure for attachment and forfeiture of property
Section 105A : Definitions.
Section 105B : Assistance in securing transfer of persons.
Section 105C : Assistance in relation to orders of attachment or forfeiture of property.
Section 105D : Identifying unlawfully acquired property.
Section 105E : Seizure or attachment of property.
Section 105F : Management of properties seized or forfeited under this Chapter.
Section 105G : Notice of forfeiture of property.
Section 105H : Forfeiture of property in certain cases.
Section 105-I : Fine in lieu of forfeiture.
Section 105J : Certain transfers to be null and void.
Section 105K : Procedure in respect of letter of request.
Section 105L : Application of this Chapter.
(Sec 106-124) Chapter VIII : Security for keeping the peace and for good behaviour
Section 106 : Security for keeping the peace on conviction.
Section 107 : Security for keeping the peace in other cases.
Section 108 : Security for good behaviour from persons disseminating seditious matters.
Section 109 : Security for good behaviour from suspected persons.
Section 110 : Security for good behaviour from habitual offenders.
Section 111 : Order to be made.
Section 112 : Procedure in respect of person present in Court.
Section 113 : Summons or warrant in case of person not so present.
Section 114 : Copy of order to accompany summons or warrant.
Section 115 : Power to dispense with personal attendance.
Section 116 : Inquiry as to truth of information.
Section 117 : Order to give security.
Section 118 : Discharge of person informed against.
Section 119 : Commencement of period for which security is required.
Section 120 : Contents of bond.
Section 121 : Power to reject sureties.
Section 122 : Imprisonment in default of security.
Section 123 : Power to release persons imprisoned for failing to give security.
Section 124 : Security for unexpired period of bond.
(Sec 125-128) Chapter IX : Order for maintenance of wives, children and parents
Section 125 : Order for maintenance of wives, children and parents.
Section 126 : Procedure.
Section 127 : Alteration in allowance.
Section 128 : Enforcement of order of maintenance
(Sec 129-148) Chapter X : Maintenance of public order and tranquillity
(Sec 129-132) A.–Unlawful assemblies
Section 129 : Dispersal of assembly by use of civil force.
Section 130 : Use of armed forces to disperse assembly.
Section 131 : Power of certain armed force officers to disperse assembly.
Section 132 : Protection against prosecution for acts done under preceding sections.
(Sec 133-143) B.–Public nuisances
Section 133 : Conditional order for removal of nuisance.
Section 134 : Service or notification of order.
Section 135 : Person to whom order is addressed to obey or show cause.
Section 136 : Consequences of his failing to do so.
Section 137 : Procedure where existence of public right is denied.
Section 138 : Procedure where he appears to show cause.
Section 139 : Power of Magistrate to direct local investigation and examination of an expert.
Section 140 : Power of Magistrate to furnish written instructions, etc.
Section 141 : Procedure on order being made absolute and consequences of disobedience.
Section 142 : Injunction pending inquiry.
Section 143 : Magistrate may prohibit repetition or continuance of public nuisance.
(Sec 144-144A) C.–Urgent cases of nuisance or apprehended danger
Section 144 : Power to issue order in urgent cases of nuisance or apprehended danger.
Section 144A : Power to prohibit carrying arms in procession or mass drill or mass training with arms.
(Sec 145-148) D.–Disputes as to immovable property
Section 145 : Procedure where dispute concerning land or water is likely to cause breach of peace.
Section 146 : Power to attach subject of dispute and to appoint receiver.
Section 147 : Dispute concerning right of use of land or water.
Section 148 : Local inquiry.
(Sec 149-153) Chapter XI : Preventive action of the police
Section 149 : Police to prevent cognizable offences.
Section 150 : Information of design to commit cognizable offences.
Section 151 : Arrest to prevent the commission of cognizable offences.
Section 152 : Prevention of injury to public property.
Section 153 : Inspection of weights and measures.
(Sec 154-176) Chapter XII : Information to the police and their powers to investigate
Section 154 : Information in cognizable cases.
Section 155 : Information as to non-cognizable cases and investigation of such cases
Section 156 : Police officer’s power to investigate cognizable case.
Section 157 : Procedure for investigation.
Section 158 : Report how submitted.
Section 159 : Power to hold investigation or preliminary inquiry.
Section 160 : Police officer’s power to require attendance of witnesses.
Section 161 : Examination of witnesses by police.
Section 162 : Statements to police not to be signed: Use of statements in evidence.
Section 163 : No inducement to be offered.
Section 164 : Recording of confessions and statements.
Section 164A : Medical examination of the victim of rape.
Section 165 : Search by police officer.
Section 166 : When officer in charge of police station may require another to issue search-warrant.
Section 166A : Letter of request to competent authority for investigation in a country or place outside India.
Section 166B : Letter of request from a country or place outside India to a Court or an authority for investigation in India.
Section 167 : Procedure when investigation cannot be completed in twenty-four hours.
Section 168 : Report of investigation by subordinate police officer.
Section 169 : Release of accused when evidence deficient.
Section 170 : Cases to be sent to Magistrate, when evidence is sufficient.
Section 171 : Complainant and witnesses not to be required to accompany police officer and not to be subjected to restraint.
Section 172 : Diary of proceedings in investigation.
Section 173 : Report of police officer on completion of investigation.
Section 174 : Police to enquire and report on suicide, etc.
Section 175 : Power to summon persons.
Section 176 : Inquiry by Magistrate into cause of death.
(Sec 177-189) Chapter XIII : Jurisdiction of the criminal courts in inquiries and trials
Section 177 : Ordinary place of inquiry and trial.
Section 178 : Place of inquiry or trial.
Section 179 : Offence triable where act is done or consequence ensues.
Section 180 : Place of trial where act is an offence by reason of relation to other offence.
Section 181 : Place of trial in case of certain offences.
Section 182 : Offences committed by letters, etc.
Section 183 : Offence committed on journey or voyage.
Section 184 : Place of trial for offences triable together.
Section 185 : Power to order cases to be tried in different sessions divisions.
Section 186 : High Court to decide, in case of doubt, district where inquiry or trial shall take place.
Section 187 : Power to issue summons or warrant for offence committed beyond local jurisdiction.
Section 188 : Offence committed outside India.
Section 189 : Receipt of evidence relating to offences committed outside India
(Sec 190-199) Chapter XIV : Conditions requisite for initiation of proceedings
Section 190 : Cognizance of offences by Magistrates.
Section 191 :Transfer on application of the accused.
Section 192 : Making over of cases to Magistrates.
Section 193 : Cognizance of offences by Courts of Session.
Section 194 : Additional and Assistant Sessions Judges to try cases made over to them.
Section 195 : Prosecution for contempt of lawful authority of public servants, for offences against public justice and for offences relating to documents given in evidence.
Section 195A : Procedure for witnesses in case of threatening, etc.
Section 196 : Prosecution for offences against the State and for criminal conspiracy to commit such offence.
Section 197 : Prosecution of Judges and public servants.
Section 198 : Prosecution for offences against marriage.
Section 198A : Prosecution of offences under section 498A of the Indian Penal Code.
Section 198B : Cognizance of offence.
Section 199 : Prosecution for defamation.
(Sec 200-203) Chapter XV : Complaints to magistrates
Section 200 : Examination of complainant.
Section 201 ; Procedure by Magistrate not competent to take cognizance of the case.
Section 202 : Postponement of issue of process.
Section 203 : Dismissal of complaint.
(Sec 204-210) Chapter XVI : Commencement of proceedings before magistrates
Section 204 : Issue of process.
Section 205 : Magistrate may dispense with personal attendance of accused.
Section 206 : Special summons in cases of petty offence.
Section 207 : Supply to the accused of copy of police report and other documents.
Section 208 : Supply of copies of statements and documents to accused in other cases triable by Court of Session.
Section 209 : Commitment of case to Court of Session when offence is triable exclusively by it.
Section 210 : Procedure to be followed when there is a complaint case and police investigation in respect of the same offence.
(Sec 211-224) Chapter XVII : The charge
(Sec 211-217) A.–Form of charges
Section 211 : Contents of charge.
Section 212 : Particulars as to time, place and person.
Section 213 : When manner of committing offence must be stated.
Section 214 : Words in charge taken in sense of law under which offence is punishable.
Section 215 : Effect of errors.
Section 216 : Court may alter charge.
Section 217 : Recall of witnesses when charge altered.
(Sec 218-224) B.–Joinder of charges
Section 218 : Separate charges for distinct offences.
Section 219 : Three offences of same kind within year may be charged together.
Section 220 : Trial for more than one offence.
Section 221 : Where it is doubtful what offence has been committed.
Section 222 : When offence proved included in offence charged.
Section 223 : What persons may be charged jointly.
Section 224 : Withdrawal of remaining charges on conviction on one of several charge
(Sec 225-237) Chapter XVIII : Trial before a Court of Session
Section 225 : Trial to be conducted by Public Prosecutor.
Section 226 : Opening case for prosecution.
Section 227 : Discharge.
Section 228 : Framing of charge.
Section 229 : Conviction on plea of guilty.
Section 230 : Date for prosecution evidence.
Section 231 : Evidence for prosecution.
Section 232 : Acquittal.
Section 233 : Entering upon defence.
Section 234 : Arguments.
Section 235 : Judgment of acquittal or conviction.
Section 236 : Previous conviction.
Section 237 : Procedure in cases instituted under section 199(2)
(Sec 238-250) Chapter XIX : Trial of warrant-cases by magistrates
(Sec 238-243) A.–Cases instituted on a police report
Section 238 : Compliance with section 207.
Section 239 : When accused shall be discharged.
Section 240 : Framing of charge.
Section 241 : Conviction on plea of guilty.
Section 242 : Evidence for prosecution.
Section 243 : Evidence for defence
(Sec 244-247) B.–Cases instituted otherwise than on police report
Section 244 : Evidence for prosecution.
Section 245 : When accused shall be discharged.
Section 246 : Procedure where accused is not discharged.
Section 247 : Evidence for defence.
(Sec 248-250) C.–Conclusion of trial
Section 248 : Acquittal or conviction.
Section 249 : Absence of complainant.
Section 250 : Compensation for accusation without reasonable cause.
(Sec 251-259) Chapter XX : Trial of summons-cases by Magistrates
Section 251 : Substance of accusation to be stated.
Section 252 : Conviction on plea of guilty.
Section 253 : Conviction on plea of guilty in absence of accused in petty cases.
Section 254 : Procedure when not convicted.
Section 255 : Acquittal or conviction.
Section 256 : Non-appearance or death of complainant.
Section 257 : Withdrawal of complaint.
Section 258 : Power to stop proceedings in certain cases.
Section 259 : Power of Court to convert summons-cases into warrant-cases.
(Sec 260-265) Chapter XXI : Summary trials
Section 260 : Power to try summarily.
Section 261 : Summary trial by Magistrate of the second class.
Section 262 : Procedure for summary trials.
Section 263 : Record in summary trials.
Section 264 : Judgment in cases tried summarily.
Section 265 : Language of record and judgment.
(Sec 265A-265L) Chapter XXIA : Plea bargaining
Section 265A : Application of the Chapter.
Section 265B : Application for plea bargaining.
Section 265C : Guidelines for mutually satisfactory disposition.
Section 265D : Report of the mutually satisfactory disposition to be submitted before the Court.
Section 265E : Disposal of the case.
Section 265F : Judgment of the Court.
Section 265G : Finality of the judgment.
Section 265H : Power of the Court in plea bargaining.
Section 265-I : Period of detention undergone by the accused to be set-off against the sentence of imprisonment.
Section 265J : Savings.
Section 265K : Statements of accused not to be used.
Section 265L : Non-application of the Chapter.
(Sec 272-299) Chapter XXIII : Evidence in inquiries and trials
(Sec 272-283) A.–Mode of taking and recording evidence
Section 272 : Language of Courts.
Section 273 : Evidence to be taken in presence of accused.
Section 274 : Record in summons-cases and inquiries.
Section 275 : Record in warrant-cases.
Section 276 : Record in trial before Court of Session.
Section 277 : Language of record of evidence.
Section 278 : Procedure in regard to such evidence when completed.
Section 279 : Interpretation of evidence to accused or his pleader.
Section 280 : Remarks respecting demeanour of witness.
Section 281 : Record of examination of accused.
Section 282 : Interpreter to be bound to interpret truthfully.
Section 283 : Record in High Court.
(Sec 284-299) B.–Commissions for the examination of witnesses
Section 284 : When attendance of witness may be dispensed with and commission issued.
Section 285 : Commission to whom to be issued.
Section 286 : Execution of commissions.
Section 287 : Parties may examine witnesses.
Section 288 : Return of commission.
Section 289 : Adjournment of proceeding.
Section 290 : Execution of foreign commissions.
Section 291 : Deposition of medical witness.
Section 291A : Identification report of Magistrate.
Section 292 : Evidence of officers of the Mint.
Section 293 : Reports of certain Government scientific experts.
Section 294 : No formal proof of certain documents.
Section 295 : Affidavit in proof of conduct of public servants.
Section 296 : Evidence of formal character on affidavit.
Section 297 : Authorities before whom affidavits may be sworn.
Section 298 : Previous conviction or acquittal how proved.
Section 299 : Record of evidence in absence of accused
(Sec 300-327) Chapter XXIV : General provisions as to Inquiries and Trials
Section 300 : Person once convicted or acquitted not to be tried for same offence.
Section 301 : Appearance by Public Prosecutors.
Section 302 : Permission to conduct prosecution.
Section 303 : Right of person against whom proceedings are instituted to be defended.
Section 304 : Legal aid to accused at State expense in certain cases.
Section 305 : Procedure when corporation or registered society is an accused.
Section 306 : Tender of pardon to accomplice.
Section 307 : Power to direct tender of pardon.
Section 308 : Trial of person not complying with conditions of pardon.
Section 309 : Power to postpone or adjourn proceedings.
Section 310 : Local inspection.
Section 311: Power to summon material witness, or examine person present.
Section 311A : Power of Magistrate to order person to give specimen signatures or handwriting.
Section 312 : Expenses of complainants and witnesses.
Section 313 : Power to examine the accused.
Section 314 : Oral arguments and memorandum of arguments.
Section 315 : Accused person to be competent witness.
Section 316 : No influence to be used to induce disclosure.
Section 317 : Provision for inquiries and trial being held in the absence of accused in certain cases.
Section 318 : Procedure where accused does not understand proceedings.
Section 319 : Power to proceed against other persons appearing to be guilty of offence
Section 320 : Compounding of offences.
Section 321 : Withdrawal from prosecution
Section 322 : Procedure in cases which Magistrate cannot dispose of.
Section 323 : Procedure when, after commencement of inquiry or trial, Magistrate finds case should be committed.
Section 324 : Trial of persons previously convicted of offences against coinage, stamp-law or property.
Section 325 : Procedure when Magistrate cannot pass sentence sufficiently severe.
Section 326 : Conviction or commitment on evidence partly recorded by one Magistrate and partly by another.
Section 327 : Court to be open.
(Sec 328-339) Chapter XXV : Provisions as to accused persons of unsound mind
Section 328 : Procedure in case of accused being lunatic.
Section 329 : Procedure in case of person of unsound mind tried before Court.
Section 330 : Release of person of unsound mind pending investigation or trial.
Section 331 : Resumption of inquiry or trial.
Section 332 : Procedure on accused appearing before Magistrate or Court.
Section 333 : When accused appears to have been of sound mind.
Section 334 : Judgment of acquittal on ground of unsoundness of mind.
Section 335 : Person acquitted on such ground to be detained in safe custody.
Section 336 : Power of State Government to empower officer-in-charge to discharge.
Section 337 : Procedure where lunatic prisoner is reported capable of making his defence.
Section 338 : Procedure where lunatic detained is declared fit to be released.
Section 339 : Delivery of lunatic to care of relative or friend.
(Sec 340-352) Chapter XXVI : Provisions as to Offences affecting the administration of Justice
Section 340 : Procedure in cases mentioned in section 195.
Section 341 : Appeal.
Section 342 : Power to order costs.
Section 343 : Procedure of Magistrate taking cognizance.
Section 344 : Summary procedure for trial for giving false evidence.
Section 345 : Procedure in certain cases of contempt.
Section 346 : Procedure where Court considers that case should not be dealt with under section
Section 347 : When Registrar or Sub-Registrar to be deemed a Civil Court.
Section 348 : Discharge of offender on submission of apology.
Section 349 : Imprisonment or committal of person refusing to answer or produce document.
Section 350 : Summary procedure for punishment for non-attendance by a witness in obedience to summons.
Section 351 : Appeals from convictions under sections 344, 345, 349 and 350.
Section 352. Certain Judges and Magistrates not to try certain offences when committed before themselves
(Sec 353-365) Chapter XXVII : The Judgment
Section 353 : Judgment.
Section 354 : Language and contents of judgment.
Section 355 : Metropolitan Magistrate’s judgment.
Section 356 : Order for notifying address of previously convicted offender.
Section 357 : Order to pay compensation.
Section 357A : Victim compensation scheme.
Section 357B : Compensation to be in addition to fine under section 326A or section 376D of Indian Penal Code.
Section 357C : Treatment of victims.
Section 358 : Compensation to persons groundlessly arrested.
Section 359 : Order to pay costs in non-cognizable cases.
Section 360 : Order to release on probation of good conduct or after admonition.
Section 361 : Special reasons to be recorded in certain cases.
Section 362 : Court not to alter judgment.
Section 363 : Copy of judgment to be given to the accused and other persons.
Section 364 : Judgment when to be translated.
Section 365 : Court of Session to send copy of finding and sentence to District Magistrate.
(Sec 366-371) Chapter XXVIII : Submission of death sentences for confirmation
Section 366 : Sentence of death to be submitted by Court of Session for confirmation.
Section 367 : Power to direct further inquiry to be made or additional evidence to be taken.
Section 368 : Power of High Court to confirm sentence or annul conviction.
Section 369 : Confirmation or new sentence to be signed by two Judges.
Section 370 : Procedure in case of difference of opinion.
Section 371 : Procedure in cases submitted to High Court for confirmation.
(Sec 372-394) Chapter XXIX : Appeals
Section 372 : No appeal to lie unless otherwise provided.
Section 373 : Appeal from orders requiring security or refusal to accept or rejecting surety for Section keeping peace or good behaviour.
Section 374 : Appeals from convictions.
Section 375 : No appeal in certain cases when accused pleads guilty.
Section 376 : No appeal in petty cases.
Section 377 : Appeal by the State Government against sentence.
Section 378 : Appeal in case of acquittal.
Section 379 : Appeal against conviction by High Court in certain cases.
Section 380 : Special right of appeal in certain cases.
Section 381 : Appeal to Court of Session how heard.
Section 382 : Petition of appeal.
Section 383 : Procedure when appellant in jail.
Section 384 : Summary dismissal of appeal.
Section 385 : Procedure for hearing appeals not dismissed summarily.
Section 386 : Powers of the Appellate Court.
Section 387 : Judgments of Subordinate Appellate Court.
Section 388 : Order of High Court on appeal to be certified to lower Court.15 SECTIONS
Section 389 : Suspension of sentence pending the appeal; release of appellant on bail.
Section 390 : Arrest of accused in appeal from acquittal.
Section 391 : Appellate Court may take further evidence or direct it to be taken.
Section 392 : Procedure where Judges of Court of Appeal are equally divided.
Section 393 : Finality of judgments and orders on appeal.
Section 394 : Abatement of appeals.
Chapter XXX : Reference and revision (Sec 395-405)
Section 395 : Reference to High Court.
Section 396 : Disposal of case according to decision of High Court.
Section 397 : Calling for records to exercise powers of revision.
Section 398 : Power to order inquiry.
Section 399 : Sessions Judge’s powers of revision.
Section 400 : Power of Additional Sessions Judge.
Section 401 : High Court’s powers of revision.
Section 402 : Power of High Court to withdraw or transfer revision cases.
Section 403 : Option of Court to hear parties.
Section 404 : Statement by Metropolitan Magistrate of ground of his decision to be considered by High Court.
Section 405 : High Court’s order to be certified to lower Court.
(Sec 406-412) Chapter XXXI : Transfer of criminal cases
Section 406 : Power of Supreme Court to transfer cases and appeals.
Section 407 : Power of High Court to transfer cases and appeals.
Section 408 : Power of Sessions Judge to transfer cases and appeals.
Section 409 : Withdrawal of cases and appeals by Sessions Judges.
Section 410 : Withdrawal of cases by Judicial Magistrate.
Section 411 : Making over or withdrawal of cases by Executive Magistrates.
Section 412 : Reasons to be recorded.
(Sec 413-435) Chapter XXXII : Execution, suspension, remission and commutation of sentences
(Sec 413-416) A.–Death Sentences
Section 413 : Execution of order passed under section 368.
Section 414 : Execution of sentence of death passed by High Court.
Section 415 : Postponement of execution of sentence of death in case of appeal to Supreme Court.
Section 416 : Postponement of capital sentence on pregnant woman.
(Sec 417-420) B.–Imprisonment
Section 417 : Power to appoint place of imprisonment.
Section 418 : Execution of sentence of imprisonment.
Section 419 : Direction of warrant for execution.
Section 420 : Warrant with whom to be lodged.
(Sec 421-424) C.–Levy of fine
Section 421 : Warrant for levy of fine.
Section 422 : Effect of such warrant.
Section 423 : Warrant for levy of fine issued by a Court in any territory to which this Code does not extend.
Section 424 : Suspension of execution of sentence of imprisonment.
(Sec 425-431) D.–General provisions regarding execution
Section 425 : Who may issue warrant.
Section 426 : Sentence on escaped convict when to take effect.
Section 427 : Sentence on offender already sentenced for another offence.
Section 428 : Period of detention undergone by the accused to be set off against the sentence of imprisonment.
Section 429 : Saving.
Section 430 : Return of warrant on execution of sentence.
Section 431 : Money ordered to be paid recoverable as a fine.
(Sec 432-435) E.–Suspension, remission and commutation of sentences
Section 432 : Power to suspend or remit sentences.
Section 433 : Power to commute sentence.
Section 433A : Restriction on powers of remission or commutation in certain cases.
Section 434 : Concurrent power of Central Government in case of death sentences.
Section 435 : State Government to act after consultation with Central Government in certain cases.
(Sec 436-450) Chapter XXXIII : Provisions as to bail and bonds
Section 436 : In what cases bail to be taken.
Section 436A : Maximum period for which an undertrial prisoner can be detained.
Section 437 : When bail may be taken in case of non-bailable offence.
Section 437A : Bail to require accused to appear before next appellate Court.
Section 438 : Direction for grant of bail to person apprehending arrest.
Section 439 : Special powers of High Court or Court of Session regarding bail.
Section 440 : Amount of bond and reduction thereof.
Section 441 : Bond of accused and sureties.
Section 441A : Declaration by sureties.
Section 442 : Discharge from custody
Section 443 : Power to order sufficient bail when that first taken is insufficient.
Section 444 : Discharge of sureties.
Section 445 : Deposit instead of recognizance.
Section 446 : Procedure when bond has been forfeited.
Section 446A : Cancellation of bond and bail bond.
Section 447 : Procedure in case of insolvency of death of surety or when a bond is forfeited.
Section 448 : Bond required from minor.
Section 449 : Appeal from orders under section 446.
Section 450 : Power to direct levy of amount due on certain recognizances.
(Sec 451-459) Chapter XXXIV : Disposal of property
Section 451 : Order for custody and disposal of property pending trial in certain cases.
Section 452 : Order for disposal of property at conclusion of trial.
Section 453 : Payment to innocent purchaser of money found on accused.
Section 454 : Appeal against orders under section 452 or section 453.
Section 455 : Destruction of libellous and other matter.
Section 456 ; Power to restore possession of immovable property.
Section 457 : Procedure by police upon seizure of property.
Section 458 : Procedure where no claimant appears within six months.
Section 459 : Power to sell perishable property.
(Sec 460-466) Chapter XXXV : Irregular proceedings
Section 460 : Irregularities which do not vitiate proceedings.
Section 461 : Irregularities which vitiate proceedings.
Section 462 : Proceedings in wrong place.
Section 463 : Non-compliance with provisions of section 164 or section 281.
Section 464 : Effect of omission to frame, or absence of, or error in, charge.
Section 465 : Finding or sentence when reversible by reason of error, omission or irregularity.
Section 466 : Defect or error not to make attachment unlawful
(Sec 467-473) Chapter XXXVI : Limitation for taking cognizance of certain offences
Section 467 : Definitions.
Section 468 : Bar to taking cognizance after lapse of the period of limitation.
Section 469 : Commencement of the period of limitation.
Section 470 : Exclusion of time in certain cases.
Section 471 : Exclusion of date on which Court is closed.
Section 472 : Continuing offence.
Section 473 : Extension of period of limitation in certain cases.
(Sec 474-484) Chapter XXXVII : Miscellaneous
Section 474 : Trials before High Courts.
Section 475 : Delivery to commanding officers of persons liable to be tried by Court-martial.
Section 476 : Forms.
Section 477 : Power of High Court to make rules.
Section 478 : Power to alter functions allocated to Executive Magistrate in certain cases.
Section 479 : Case in which Judge or Magistrate is personally interested.
Section 480 : Practising pleader not to sit as Magistrate in certain Courts.
Section 481 : Public servant concerned in sale not to purchase or bid for property.
Section 482 : Saving of inherent power of High Court.
Section 483 : Duty of High Court to exercise continuous superintendence over Courts of Judicial Magistrates.
Section 484 : Repeal and savings.