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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter VIII

OF SECURITY FOR KEEPING THE PEACE AND FOR GOOD BEHAVIOUR

B.-Security for keeping the peach in the Cases and Security for Good Behaviour

Summons or warrant in case of person not so present
114. If such person is not present in Court, the Magistrate shall issue a summons requiring him to appear, or, when such person is in custody, a warrant directing the officer in whose custody he is, to bring him before the Court:
 
 
Provided that whenever it appears to such Magistrate, upon the report of a police-officer or upon other information (the substance of which report or information shall be recorded by the Magistrate), that there is reason to fear the commission of a breach of the peace, and that such breach of the peace cannot be prevented otherwise than by the immediate arrest of such person, the Magistrate may at any time issue a warrant for his arrest.

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