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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XLIII

OF THE DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY

Order may take form of reference to District 1[***] Magistrate.
518. In lieu of itself passing an order under section 517, the Court may direct the property to be delivered to the 2[District Magistrate], who shall in such cases deal with it as if it had been seized by the police and the seizure had been reported to him in the manner hereinafter mentioned.

  • 1
    The words “sub-divisional” were omitted by section 92(a) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
  • 2
    The words “District Magistrate” were substituted for the words and comma “Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, District Magistrate or to a Sub-divisional Magistrate” by section 92(b) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
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