36. All 1[Judicial and Executive Magistrate] have the powers hereinafter respectively conferred upon them and specified in the third schedule. Such powers are called their "ordinary powers".
The words “Judicial and Executive Magistrate” were substituted for the words and comma “District Magistrates, Sub-divisonal Magistrate and Magistrates of the first, second and third classes” by section 17 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).