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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter XLIV

OF THE TRANSFER OF CRIMINAL CASES

(3) The Government 1[with the approval of the High Court Division] may authorize the 2[Chief Metropolitan Magistrate or the Chief Judicial Magistrate] to withdraw from any Magistrate subordinate to him either such classes of cases as he thinks proper, or particular classes of cases.
 
 
(4) Any Magistrate may recall any case made over by him under section 192, sub-section (2), to any other Magistrate and may inquire into or try such case himself.
 
 
(5) A Magistrate making an order under this section shall record in writing his reasons for making the same.
 
 
CHAPTER XLIVA.[Omitted by the Criminal Law (Extinction of Discriminatory Privileges) Act, 1949 (Act No. II of 1950), Schedule.]

  • 1
    The words “with the approval of the High Court Division” were inserted after the words “The Government” by section 94(c) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
  • 2
    The words “Chief Metropolitan Magistrate or the Chief Judicial Magistrate” were substituted for the words “District Magistrate” by section 94(c) of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
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