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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter VI

OF PROCESSES TO COMPEL APPEARANCE

B.—Warrant of Arrest

Warrants to whom directed
77.(1) A warrant of arrest shall ordinarily be directed to one or more police-officers, 1[and, when issued by a Metropolitan Magistrate, shall always be so directed; but any other Court] issuing such a warrant may, if its immediate execution is necessary and no police-officer is immediately available, direct it to any other person or persons; and such person or persons shall execute the same.

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    The words, commas and semi-colon "and, when issued by a Metropolitan Magistrate, shall always be so directed; but any other Court" were substituted, for the semi-colon and words "; but any Court" by section 2 and Schedule of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. LXXXVI of 1976)
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