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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XIX

OF THE CHARGE

Joinder of Charges

Separate charges for distinct offences
233. For every distinct offence of which any person is accused there shall be a separate charge, and every such charge shall be tried separately, except in the cases mentioned in sections 234, 235, 236 and 239.
 
 
 
 
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A is accused of a theft on one occasion, and of causing grievous hurt on another occasion. A must be separately charged and separately tried for the theft and causing grievous hurt.

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