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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XXIV

GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO INQUIRIES AND TRIALS

Power to postpone or adjourn proceedings
344.(1) If, from the absence of a witness, or any other reasonable cause, it becomes necessary or advisable to postpone the commencement of, or adjourn any inquiry or trial, the Court may, if it thinks fit, by order in writing, stating the reasons therefor, from time to time, postpone or adjourn the same on such terms as it thinks fit, for such time as it considers reasonable, and may by a warrant remand the accused if in custody:

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