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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XX

OF THE TRIAL OF CASES BY MAGISTRATES

Conviction on admission of truth of accusation
 
 
 
 
243. If the accused admits that he has committed the offence 1[with which he is charged], his admission shall be recorded as nearly as possible in the words used by him; and, if he shows no sufficient cause why he should not be convicted, the Magistrate may convict him accordingly.

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    The words "with which he is charged" were substituted, for the words "of which he is accused" by section 17 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)
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