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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter V

OF ARREST, ESCAPE AND RETAKING

A.-Arrest generally

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Provided that, if any such place is an apartment in the actual occupancy of a woman (not being the person to be arrested) who, according to custom, does not appear in public such person or police-officer shall, before entering such apartment, give notice to such woman that she is at liberty to withdraw and shall afford her every reasonable facility for withdrawing, and may then break open the apartment and enter it.

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