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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XXXIV

LUNATICS

Procedure on accused appearing before Magistrate or Court
 
 
 
 
468.(1) If, when the accused appears or is again brought before the Magistrate or the Court, as the case may be, the Magistrate or Court considers him capable of making his defence, the inquiry or trial shall proceed.
 
 
 
 
(2) If the Magistrate or Court considers the accused to be still incapable of making his defence, the Magistrate or Court shall again act according to the provisions of section 464 or section 465, as the case may be, and if the accused is found to be of unsound mind and incapable of making his defence, shall deal with such accused in accordance with the provisions of section 466.

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