THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898

(ACT NO. V OF 1898).
  [22nd March, 1898]
 
 
     
   
 
PART II
CONSTITUTION AND POWERS OF CRIMINAL COURTS AND OFFICES

CHAPTER III
POWERS OF COURTS
 
  Sentences which Magistrates may pass  
32.(1) The Courts of Magistrates may pass the following sentences namely:-

(a) Courts 1[ of Metropolitan Magistrates and] of Magistrates of the first class: Imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2[ five years], including such solitary confinement as is authorized by law;

Fine not exceeding 3[ ten thousand taka]; Whipping.

(b) Courts of Magistrates of the second class: Imprisonment for a term not exceeding 4[ three years], including such solitary confinement as is authorized by law;

Fine not exceeding 5[ five thousand taka];

(c) Courts of Magistrates of the third class: Imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6[ two year];

Fine not exceeding 7[ two thousand taka].

(2) The Court of any Magistrate may pass any lawful sentence, combining any of the sentences which it is authorized by law to pass.
 
 
 
1 The words `of Metropolitan Magistrates and` were inserted by section 2 and Schedule of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. LXXXVI of 1976)

2 The words `five years` were substituted, for the words `three years` by section 6 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)

3 The words `ten thousand taka` were substituted, for the words `five thousand taka` by section 6 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)

4 The words `three years` were substituted, for the words `two years` by section 6 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)

5 The words `five thousand taka` were substituted, for the words `two thousand taka` by section 6 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)

6 The words `two years` were substituted, for the words `one year` by section 6 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)

7 The words `two thousand taka` were substituted, for the words `one thousand taka` by section 6 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Second Amendment) Ordinance, 1982 (Ordinance No. XXIV of 1982)

 
 

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