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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XLIII

OF THE DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY

Power to restore possession of immovable property
522.(1) Whenever a person is convicted of an offence attended by criminal force or show of force or by criminal intimidation and it appears to the Court that by such force or show of force or by criminal intimidation any person has been dispossessed of any immovable property, the Court may, if it thinks fit, when convicting such person or at any time within one month from the date of the conviction order the person dispossessed to be restored to the possession of the same.
 
 
 
 
(2) No such order shall prejudice any right or interest to or in such immovable property which any person may be able to establish in a civil suit.
 
 
 
 
(3) An order under this section may be made by any Court of appeal, confirmation, reference or revision.

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