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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter VIII


A.-Security for keeping the Peach on Conviction

Security for keeping the peach on conviction
106.(1) Whenever any person accused of any offence punishable under Chapter VIII of the Penal Code, other than an offence punishable under section 143, section 149, section 153A or section 154 thereof, or of assault or other offence involving a breach of the peace, or of abetting the same, or any person accused of committing criminal intimidation, is convicted of such offence before High Court Division, a Court of Session, or the Court of 1[a Metropolitan Magistrate], 2[***] or a Magistrate of the first class, and such Court is of opinion that it is necessary to require such person to execute a bond for keeping the peace, such Court may, at the time of passing sentence on such person, order him to execute a bond for a sum proportionate to his means, with or `without sureties, for keeping the peace during such period, not exceeding three years, as it thinks fit to fix.
(2) If the conviction is set aside on appeal or otherwise, the bond so executed shall become void.
(3) An order under this section may also be made by an Appellate Court 3[***] or by the High Court Division when exercising its powers of revision.

  • 1
    The letter and words "a Metropolitan Magistrate" were inserted by section 2 and Schedule of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. LXXXVI of 1976)
  • 2
    The words and comma “a District Magistrate, a sub-divisional Magistrate” were omitted by section 37(a) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
  • 3
    The words and number “including a Court hearing appeals under section 407” were omitted by section 37(b) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
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