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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V Of 1898 )

Chapter IV

OF AID AND INFORMATION TO THE MAGISTRATES, THE POLICE AND PERSONS MAKING ARRESTS

Appointment of village-headman by District Magistrate 1[***] in certain cases for purposes of this section
(3) Subject to rules in this behalf to be made by the Government, the District Magistrate 2[***] may from time to time appoint one or more persons with his or their consent to perform the duties of a village-headman under this section whether a village-headman has or has not been appointed for that village under any other law.

  • 1
    The words “or Sub-divisional Magistrate” were omitted by section 21 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
  • 2
    The words “or Sub-divisional Magistrate” were omitted by section 21 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).
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