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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XXVII


Power to direct further inquiry to be made or additional evidence to be taken
375.(1) If when such proceedings, are submitted the High Court Division thinks that a further inquiry should be made into, or additional evidence taken upon, any point bearing upon the guilt or innocence of the convicted person, it may make such inquiry or take such evidence itself, or direct it to be made or taken by the Court of Session.
1[(2) Unless the High Court Division otherwise directs, the presence of the convicted person may be dispensed with when such inquiry is made or such evidence is taken.]
(3) When the inquiry and the evidence (if any) are not made and taken by the High Court Division, the result of such inquiry and the evidence shall be certified to such Court.

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    Sub-section (2) was substituted, for sub-section (2) by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978)
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