1[19A. Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act No. V of 1898) an offence punishable under this Ordinance may be tried at any place within the local jurisdiction of the metropolitan magistrate or of the magistrate of the first class.
Sections 19A, 19B and 19C were inserted by section 16 of the Seeds (Amendment) Act, 2005 (Act No. XXVI of 2005)