Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 – Crpc Sections

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Code of Criminal Procedure – Crpc Sections

Table of Contents

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.