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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter III


D.-Conferment, Continuance and Cancellation of Powers

Powers of officers appointed

40. Whenever any person holding an office in the service of Government who has been invested with any powers under this Code throughout any local area is appointed to an equal or higher office of the same nature, within a like local area 1[***], he shall, unless the Government otherwise directs, or has otherwise directed, exercise the same powers in the local area in which he is so appointed.

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