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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

1Chapter XXIII


Framing charge
265D.(1) If, after such consideration and hearing as aforesaid, the Court is of opinion that there is ground for presuming that the accused has committed an offence, it shall frame in writing a charge against the accused.
(2) Where the Court frames a charge under sub-section (1), the charge shall be read and explained to the accused shall be asked whether he pleads guilty of the offence charged or claims to be tried.

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    The CHAPTER XXIII was substituted, for CHAPTER XXIII by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978).
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