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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XLV


Proceedings in wrong place
531. No finding, sentence or order of any Criminal Court shall be set aside merely on the ground that the inquiry, trial or other proceeding in the course of which it was arrived at or passed, took place in a wrong sessions division, district, 1[***] or other local area, unless it appears that such error has in fact occasioned a failure of justice.

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    The word “sub-division” was omitted by section 95 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
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