THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898

(ACT NO. V OF 1898).
  [22nd March, 1898]
 
 
     
   
 
PART III
GENERAL PROVISIONS

CHAPTER V
OF ARREST, ESCAPE AND RETAKING
 
  Police to report apprehensions  
62. Officers in charge of police-stations shall report 1[ in 2[ a] Metropolitan Area, to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, and in other areas, to the District Magistrate, 3[ and also to the Chief Judicial Magistrate] the cases of all persons arrested without warrant, within the limits of their respective stations, whether such persons have been admitted to bail or otherwise.
 
 
 
1 The words and commas `in the Dacca Metropolitan Area, to the Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, and in other areas, to the District Magistrate, or if the District Magistrate` were substituted, for the words and commas `to the District Magistrate, or, if he` by section 2 and Schedule of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. LXXXVI of 1976)

2 The letter `a` was substituted, for the words `the Dacca` by section 2 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1980 (Act No. IV of 1980)

3 The words “and also to the Chief Judicial Magistrate” were substituted for the words and comma “or if the District Magistrate so directs, to the Sub-divisional Magistrate” by section 22 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2009 (Act No. XXXII of 2009) (with effect from 1st November, 2007).

 
 

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