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The Borstal Schools Act, 1928

( ACT NO. I OF 1928 )

Appeal
7. (1) Any adolescent offender in respect of whom an
 
 
order of detention in a Borstal school is made under section 5 or section 6 by a Court in any case that comes before it originally may appeal-
 
 
(a) if the order is made by a Court of Session to the 1[High Court Division];
 
 
(b) if the order is made by the Court of any magistrate to the Court of Session;
 
 
within two months from the date of such order.
 
 
(2) The procedure prescribed for appeals in Chapter XXXI of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, shall apply as far as possible to appeals under this section.
 
 
(3) The Appellate Court may dismiss the appeal or may
 
 
(a) reverse the order make any other order or pas any sentence which might have been lawfully made or passed in respect of the adolescent offender by the Court which passed the order of detention; or
 
 
(b) alter the term of detention subject to the limits prescribed in sub-section (1) of sections 5.

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