Laws of Bangladesh

The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

( ACT NO. V OF 1898 )

Chapter XLV


Irregularities which vitiate proceedings
530. If any Magistrate, not being empowered by law in this behalf, does any of the following thins, namely:–
(a) attaches and sells property under section 88;
(b) issues a search-warrant for a letter, parcel or other thing in the Post Office, or a telegram in the Telegraph Department;
(c) demands security to keep the peace;
(d) demands security for good behaviour;
(e) discharges a person lawfully bound to be of good behaviour;
(f) cancels a bond to keep the peace;
(g) makes an order under section 133 as to a local nuisance;
(h) prohibits, under section 143, the repetition or continuance of a public nuisance;
(i) issues an order under section 144;
(j) makes an order under Chapter XII;
(k) takes cognizance, under section 190, sub-section (1) clause (c), of an offence;
(l) passes a sentence, under section 349, on proceedings recorded by another Magistrate;
(m) calls, under section 435, for proceedings;
(n) makes an order for maintenance;
(o) revises, under section 515, an order passed under section 514;
(p) tries an offender;
(q) tries an offender summarily; or
(r) decides an appeal;
his proceedings shall be void.

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