264.(1) In every case tried summarily by a Magistrate or Bench in which an appeal lies, such Magistrate or Bench shall, before passing sentence, record judgment embodying the substance of the evidence and also the particulars mentioned in section 263.
(2) Such judgment 1[and memorandum of the substance of the evidence as required by section 355] shall be the only record in cases coming within this section.
The words and figure "and memorandum of the substance of the evidence as required by section 355" were inserted by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978)