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CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE, 1973

NO.2 OF 1974 [25th January, 1974.]

An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Criminal Procedure.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-

Chapter Title Sections
Chapter 1 PRELIMINARY 1-5
Chapter 2 CONSTITUTION OF CRIMINAL COURTS AND OFFICES 6-25
Chapter 3 POWER OF COURTS 26-35
Chapter 4 POWERS OF SUPERIOR OFFICERS OF POLICE 36-40
Chapter 5 ARREST OF PERSONS 41-60
Chapter 6 PROCESSES TO COMPEL APPEARANCE 61-90
Chapter 7 PROCESSES TO COMPEL THE PRODUCTION OF THINGS 91-105
Chapter 8 SECURITY FOR KEEPING THE PEACE AND FOR GOOD BEHAVIOR 106-124
Chapter 9 N.A. 125-128
Chapter 10 MAINTENANCE OF PUBLIC ORDER AND TRANQUILITY 129-148
Chapter 11 PREVENTIVE ACTION OF THE POLICE 149-153
Chapter 12 INFORMATION TO THE POLICE AND THEIR POWERS TO INVESTIGATE 154-176
Chapter 13 JURISDICTION OF THE CRIMINAL COURTS IN INQUIRIES AND TRIALS 177-189
Chapter 14 CONDITIONS REQUISITE FOR INITIATION OF PROCEEDING 190-199
Chapter 15 COMPLAINTS TO MAGISTRATES 200-203
Chapter 16 COMMENCEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS BEFORE MAGISTRATES 204-210
Chapter 17 THE CHARGE 211-224
Chapter 18 TRIAL BEFORE A COURT OF SESSION 225-237
Chapter 19 TRIAL OF WARRANT-CASES BY MAGISTRATES 238-250
Chapter 20 TRIAL OF SUMMONS-CASES BY MAGISTRATES 251-259
Chapter 21 SUMMARY TRIALS 260-265
Chapter 22 ATTENDANCE OF PERSONS CONFINED OR DETAINED IN PRISONS 266-271
Chapter 23 EVIDENCE IN INQUIRIES AND TRIALS 272-299
Chapter 24 GENERAL PROVISIONS AS TO INQUIRIES AND TRIALS 301-327
Chapter 25 PROVISIONS AS TO ACCUSED PERSONS OF UNSOUND MIND 328-339
Chapter 26 PROVISIONS AS TO OFFENCES AFFECTING THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE 340-352
Chapter 27 THE JUDGMENT 353-365
Chapter 28 SUBMISSION OF DEATH SENTENCES FOR CONFIRMATION 366-371
Chapter 29 APPEALS 372-394
Chapter 30 REFERENCE AND REVISION 395-405
Chapter 31 TRANSFER OF CRIMINAL CASES 406-412
Chapter 32 EXECUTION, SUSPENSION, REMISSION AND COMMUTATION OF SENTENCES 413-435
Chapter 33 PROVISIONS AS TO BAIL AND BONDS 436-450
Chapter 34 DISPOSAL OF PROPERTY 451-459
Chapter 35 IRREGULAR PROCEEDINGS 460-466
Chapter 36 LIMITATION FOR TAKING COGNIZANCE OF CERTAIN OFFENCES 467-473
Chapter 37 LIMITATION FOR TAKING COGNIZANCE OF CERTAIN OFFENCES 474-484