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THE CRIMINAL LAW AMENDMENT ACT, 1958

(ACT NO. XL OF 1958).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 23rd September, 1958  
  
     1 An Act to repeal and re-enact, with certain amendments, the 2[ Criminal Law] Amendment Act, 1948.
 
    WHEREAS it is expedient to repeal and re-enact, with certain amendments, the 3[ Criminal Law] Amendment Act, 1948, providing for the more speedy trial and more effective punishment of certain offences;



It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Definitions
3. Appointment of Special Judges
4. Jurisdiction of Special Judges and cognizance of cases by them
5. Offences to be tried by Special Judges
5A. Time-limit for investigation
6. Procedure in trial of cases and powers of Special Judges
7. Special rules of evidence
8. Bar on trial de novo
9. Punishment of offences
10. Appeal, revision and transfer of cases
11. Bail and imprisonment
12. Power to make rules
13. Military, naval and air force law not to be affected
14. [Omitted.]
SCHEDULE
 
 

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