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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XXXI


No appeal in petty cases
413. Notwithstanding anything hereinbefore contained, there shall be no appeal by a convicted person in cases in which 1[***] a Court of Session passes a sentence of imprisonment not exceeding one month only, or in which a Court of Session or 2[Chief Judicial Magistrate] 3[or Metropolitan Magistrate] or other Magistrate of the first class passes a sentence of fine not exceeding fifty Taka only.
Explanation- There is no appeal from a sentence of imprisonment passed by such Court or Magistrate in default of payment of fine when no substantive sentence of imprisonment has also been passed.

  • 1
    The words and letter "the High Court Division passes a sentence of imprisonment not exceeding six months only or of fine not exceeding two hundred Taka only or in which" were omitted by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978)
  • 2
    The words “Chief Judicial Magistrate” were substituted for the words “District Magistrate” by section 81 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
  • 3
    The words "or Metropolitan Magistrate" were inserted by the Schedule of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. LXXXVI of 1976)
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