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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter II

OF THE CONSTITUTION OF CRIMINAL COURTS AND OFFICES

D.-Courts of Metropolitan Magistrates

Appointment of Metropolitan Magistrates
18. 1[(1) In every Metropolitan Area, the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate and other Metropolitan Magistrates shall be appointed from among the persons employed in the Bangladesh judicial Service.]
 
 
(2) The Government may appoint one or more Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrates, and such Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrates shall have all or any of the powers of the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate under this Code or under any other law for the time being in force, as the Government may direct.
 
 
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  • 1
    Sub-section (1) was substituted for the sub-section (1) by section 11 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
  • 2
    Sub-section (3) was omitted by section 11 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
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