THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1898

(ACT NO. V OF 1898).
  [22nd March, 1898]
 
 
     
   
 
PART V
INFORMATION TO THE POLICE AND THEIR POWERS TO INVESTIGATE

CHAPTER XIV
 
  Investigation into non-cognizable cases  
(2) No police-officer shall investigate a non-cognizable case without the order of a Magistrate of the first or second class having power to try such case or 1[ send] the same for trial 2[ ***].

(3) Any police-officer receiving such order may exercise the same powers in respect of the investigation (except the power to arrest without warrant) as an officer in charge of a police-station may exercise in a cognizable case.
 
 
 
1 The word `send` was substituted, for the word `commit` by section 2 and Schedule of the Law Reforms Ordinance, 1978 (Ordinance No. XLIX of 1978)

2 The comma, words and letter `, or of a Presidency Magistrate` were omitted by section 3 and Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)

 
 

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