OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND PROCEDURE
Cognizance of offences
102. (1) No Court shall take cognizance of an offence, other than an offence specified in sub-section (2), Punishable under this Ordinance except upon a report in writing made by a police-officer.
(2) A Court may take cognizance of an offence punishable under section 49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 54 or 55 either of its own motion or on a complaint made by any person or upon a report in writing made by a police-officer.
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