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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XLIV


Sessions Judge may withdraw cases from Assistant Sessions Judge.
528.(1) Any Sessions Judge may withdraw any case from, or recall any case which he has made over to, any 1[Joint] Sessions Judge subordinate to him.
(1A) At any time before the trial of the case or the hearing of the appeal has commenced before the Additional Sessions Judge, any Sessions Judge may recall any case or appeal which he has made over to any Additional Sessions Judge.
(1B) Where a Sessions Judge withdraws or recalls a case under sub-section (1) or recalls a case or appeal under sub-section (IA), he may either try the case in his own Court or hear the appeal himself, or make it over in accordance with the provisions of this Code to another Court for trial or hearing, as the case may be.

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    The word “Joint” was substituted for the word “Assistant” by section 94(a) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
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