The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

A.-Classes of Criminal Courts

6. Classes of Criminal Courts

B. -Territorial Divisions

7. Sessions divisions and districts

Power to alter divisions and districts

Existing divisions and districts maintained till altered

8. Power to divide districts into Upazilas etc

Existing sub-divisions maintained

C.-Courts and Offices

9. Court of Sessions

10.Executive Magistrates

11. Judicial Magistrates

12. Special Magistrate

15. Benches of Magistrates

Powers exercisable by Bench in absence of special direction

16. Power to frame rules for guidance of Benches

17. Subordination of Executive,Judicial and Metropolitan Magistrates.

17A. Subordination of Joint Sessions Judges

D.-Courts of Metropolitan Magistrates

18. Appointment of Metropolitan Magistrates

19. Benches

20. Local limits of jurisdiction

21. Chief Metropolitan Magistrate

E.-Justices of the Peace

22. Justice of the peace for the mafassal

23-24. Repealed

25. Ex-officio Justices of the Peace.

F.-Suspension and Removal

26-27. Repealed

A.-Description of Offences cognizable by each Court

28. Offences under Penal Code

29. Offences under other laws

29A. Omitted

29B. Jurisdiction in the case of juveniles

29C. Offences not punishable with death

30. Omitted

B.-Sentences which may be passed by courts of various Classes

31. Sentences which High Court Division and Sessions Judges may pass

32. Sentences which Magistrates may pass

33. Power of Magistrates to sentence to imprisonment in default of fine

Proviso as to certain cases

33A. Higher powers of certain Magistrates

34. Omitted

34A. Omitted

35. Sentence in cases of conviction of several offences at one trial Maximum term of punishment

35A. Deduction of imprisonment in cases where convicts may have been in custody

C.-Ordinary and Additional Powers

36. Ordinary powers of Magistrates

37. Additional powers conferrable on Magistrates.

38. Control of District Magistrates investing power

D.-Conferment, Continuance and Cancellation of Powers

39. Mode of conferring powers

40. Powers of officers appointed

41. Withdrawal of powers.

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