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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter X


Procedure where he appears to show cause
137.(1) If he appears and shows cause against the order, the Magistrate shall take evidence in the matter 1[in the manner provided in Chapter XX].
(2) If the Magistrate is satisfied that the order is not reasonable and proper, no further proceedings shall be taken in the case.
(3) If the Magistrate is not so satisfied, the order shall be made absolute.

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    The words "in the manner provided in Chapter XX" were substituted, for the words "as in a summons case" by section 8 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)
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