Thursday, July 28, 2011

Paper iii Topic :Short Title,extent and Commencement of The Code of Criminal Procedure,1973

The Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
(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 Republic of India as follows :-
Chapter I
1. Short , title , extent and commencement (1) This Act may be called the Code of Criminal Procedure,1973
(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir
Provided that the provisions of this Code , other than those relating to Chapters VIII , X and XI thereof , shall not apply-
(a) to the State of Nagaland
(b) to the the tribal areas;
but the concerned State Government may , by notification , apply such provisions or any of them to the whole or part of the State of Nagaland or such tribal areas, as the case may be ,with such supplemental ,incidental or consequential modifications , as may be specified in the notification.
Explanation : In this section, “ tribal areas” means the territories which immediately before the 21st day of January 1972 , were included in the tribal areas of Assam , as referred to in paragraph of the Sixth Schedule to the Constitution , other than those within the local limits of the municipality of Shillong.
(3) It shall come into force on the Ist day of April ,1974

Courtsey :  The Code of Criminal  Procedure ,1973
                  Bare Act With Short Notes
                 Universal Law Publishing

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