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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XLIV


Notice to Public Prosecutor of application under this section

(6) Every accused person making any such application shall give to the Public Prosecutor notice in writing of the application, together with a copy of the grounds on which it is made; and no order shall be made on the merits of the application unless at least twenty-four hours have elapsed between the giving of such notice and the hearing of the application.


(6A) Where any application for the exercise of the power conferred by this section is dismissed, the High Court Division may if it is of opinion that the application was frivolous or vexatious, order the applicant to pay by way of compensation to any person who has opposed the application such sum not exceeding 1[one thousand taka] as it may consider proper in the circumstances of the case.


(7) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to affect any order made under section 197.

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    The words "one thousand taka" were substituted, for the words "two hundred and fifty taka" by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978)
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