Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance 1979

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ORDINANCE X OF 1979

CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (AMENDMENT) ORDINANCE 1979

An Ordinance further to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898

[Gazette of Pakistan, Extraordinary, Part I, 9th February 1979]

No. F. 17 (1)79‑Pub.‑The following Ordinance made by the President on the 9th February 1979 is hereby published for general information :‑‑

Whereas it is necessary further to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898), for the purpose hereinafter appearing ;

And whereas the President is satisfied that circumstances exist which render it necessary to take immediate action ;

Now, therefore, in pursuance of the Proclamation of the fifth day of July 1977, read with the Laws (Continuance in Force) Order, 1977 (C. M. L. A. Order No. 1 of 1977), and in exercise of all powers enabling him in that behalf, the President is pleased to make and promulgate the following Ordinance :‑

1. Short title and commencement.‑ (1) This Ordinance may be called the Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Ordinance, 1979.

(2) It shall come into force on the twelfth day of Rabi‑ul‑Awwal, 1399 Hijri, that is, the tenth day of February 1979.

2. Amendment of Second Schedule, Act V of 1898. ‑In the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898 (Act V of 1898), in the Second Schedule, for the heading "Offences Against Other Laws" and the entries thereunder the following beading and entries shall be substituted, namely :‑‑

"OFFENCES AGAINST OTHER LAW

|--------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------|---|---|---|---|---|---|---|-------------------|---------------------------------------------------|---| | 1 || 2 || 3 || 4 || 5 | 6 | | | If punishable with death, imprisonment for life, imprisonment ex ceeding 7 years, amputation of hand or foot or both hand and foot or with whip ping exceeding 80 stripes with or without any other of the said punishment. || May arrest without warrant || Warrant || Not bailable || Not compound able | Court of Session | | | If punishable with imprisonment for 3 years and upwards but not exceeding 7 years or with whipping not exceeding 80 stripes with or without imprison ment. || Do. || Do. || Except in cases under the Arms Act, 1878, section 19, which shall be bailable || Do. | Court of Session or Magistrate of the first class | | | If punishable with imprisonment for 1 year and up‑wards but less than 3, years or with whipping not exceeding 40 stripes with or without imprisonment. | Shall not arrest without warrant || Summons || Bailable || Do. || Magistrate of the first or second class || | If punishable with imprisonment for less than 1 year or with whipping not exceeding 10 stripes with or without imprisonment, or with fine only. | Do. || Do. || Do. || Do. || Any Magistrate. || | | | | | | | | | | | |

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