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The Emigration Ordinance, 1982

( Ordinance NO. XXIX OF 1982 )

Special Courts
26. (1) The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, establish as many special Courts as it considers necessary for trial of offences under this Ordinance and, where it establishes more than one special Court, shall specify in the notification the headquarters of each special Court and the territorial limits within which it shall exercise jurisdiction under this Ordinance.
(2) A special Court shall consist of a person who is the Chairman of a Labour Court established under the Industrial Relations Ordinance, 1969 (XXIII of 1969).
(3) A special Court shall take cognizance of, and have jurisdiction to try, an offence punishable under this Ordinance only upon a complaint in writing made by such person as the Government may, by a general or special order, authorise in this behalf.
(4) A special Court trying an offence under this Ordinance shall try such offence summarily and in trying such offences, such special Court shall follow the procedure laid down in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898) for summary trial.

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