THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898

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

CHAPTER VI
OF PROCESSES TO COMPEL APPEARANCE
 
  Warrants to whom directed  
77.(1) A warrant of arrest shall ordinarily be directed to one or more police-officers, 1[ and, when issued by a Metropolitan Magistrate, shall always be so directed; but any other Court] issuing such a warrant may, if its immediate execution is necessary and no police-officer is immediately available, direct it to any other person or persons; and such person or persons shall execute the same.
 
 
 
1 The words, commas and semi-colon `and, when issued by a Metropolitan Magistrate, shall always be so directed; but any other Court` were substituted, for the semi-colon and words `; but any Court` by section 2 and Schedule of the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1976 (Ordinance No. LXXXVI of 1976)

 
 

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