OF REFERENCE AND REVISION
Power to call for records of inferior Courts
435.(1) The High Court Division or any Sessions Judge, [***] may call for and examine the record of any proceeding before any inferior Criminal Court situate within the local limits of its or his jurisdiction for the purpose of satisfying itself or himself as to the correctness, legality or propriety of any finding, sentence or order recorded or passed, and as to the regularity of any proceedings of such inferior Court and may, when calling for such record, direct that the execution of any sentence be suspended and, if the accused is in confinement, that he be released on bail or on his own bond pending the examination of the record.
Explanation-All Magistrates, [whether Executive or Judicial,] shall be deemed to be inferior to the Sessions Judge for the purposes of this sub-section [* * *].
(3) [Repealed by section 116 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1923 (Act No. XVIII of 1923).]
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