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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XXV

OF THE MODE OF TAKING AND RECORDING EVIDENCE IN INQUIRIES AND TRIALS

Evidence to be taken in presence of accused
353. Except as otherwise expressly provided, all evidence taken under Chapters 1[* * *] XX, 2[* * *] XXII and XXIII shall be taken in the presence of the accused, or, when his personal attendance is dispensed with, in presence of his pleader.

  • 1
    The figure and comma "XVIII," were omitted by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978)
  • 2
    The figure and comma "XXI," were omitted by section 26 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)
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