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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XLII


Procedure in case of insolvency or death of surety or when a bond is forfeited
1[514A. When any surety to a bond under this Code becomes insolvent or dies, or when any bond is forfeited under the provisions of section 514, the Court by whose order such bond was taken, or a 2[Metropolitan Magistrate or] Magistrate of the first class, may order the person form whom such security was demanded to furnish fresh security in accordance with the directions of the original order, and, if such security is not furnished, such Court or Magistrate may proceed as if there had been a default in complying with such original order.

  • 1
    Sections 514A and 514B were inserted by the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1923 (Act No. XVIII of 1923)
  • 2
    The words "Metropolitan Magistrate or" were inserted by the Schedule of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. LXXXVI of 1976)
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