The Food (Special Courts) Act, 1956 (East Pakistan Act)
NO. X OF 1956
[ 13th November, 1956 ]
Procedure for trials
7. (1) A Special Magistrate may pass any sentence authorised by this Act.
(2) A Special Magistrate trying an offence under this Act shall have power to try such offences summarily and in trying such offences such Magistrate shall follow the procedure laid down in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, for summary trials:
Provided that such Magistrate shall not be required to record more than a memorandum of the evidence.