Print View

[Section Index]

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XXVI


Copy of judgment, etc., to be given to accused on application.Case of person sentenced to death
371.(1) On the application of the accused a copy of the judgment, or when he so desires, a translation in his own language, if practicable, or in the language of the Court, shall be given to him without delay. Such copy shall, in any case other than a 1[case under Chapter XX], be given free of cost.
(2) [Omitted by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinances 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978).]
(3) When the accused is sentenced to death by a Sessions Judge, such Judge shall further inform him of the period within which, if he wishes to appeal, his appeal should be preferred.

  • 1
    The words and figure "case under Chapter XX" were substituted, for the word "summons-case" by section 28 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)
Copyright © 2019, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division
Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs