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OF

CRIMINAL PROCEDURE:

AN ACT

PASSED BY THE

LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF INDIA

ON THE 5TH SEPTEMBER, 1861.

COLMAN

LONDON:

WM. H. ALLEN AND CO., 13, WATERLOO PLACE, S.W.,

Publishers to the India Office.

1862.

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CHAPTER II.

OF THE JURISDICTION OF THE CRIMINAL COURTS.

Offences cognizable by Criminal Courts

By what Courts the Offences mentioned in the Schedule are triable, and within what limits such Courts may pass sentence

Powers of Court of Session.

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Local Government may invest any person with powers of Magistrate or Subordinate Magistrate

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Criminal Courts to have jurisdiction over all persons, except persons expressly

exempted

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No person exempted from Criminal Procedure by reason of place of birth or of descent

Proviso

Offence to be ordinarily tried in the jurisdiction where it is committed
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May be tried in the jurisdiction where the act is done, or where the conse-
quence ensues

Abetment.

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Sudder Court to decide when doubt arises as to the jurisdiction where an enquiry shall take place

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Sudder Court may transfer any case from one jurisdiction to another
Magistrate may withdraw any case from a Subordinate Court, and try it him-

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Subordinate Magistrates may be empowered to prepare cases for trial before the Court of Session or Supreme Court.

Only Justices of the Peace empowered to commit European British subjects for trial

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Procedure when a European British subject is charged with an offence triable by Supreme Court

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Procedure when a European is arrested by an officer not being a Justice of the
Peace

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Saving of jurisdiction given by 53 George III. c. 155, s. 105, and Act VII.

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