478 The Code of Criminal Procedure

Power to alter functions allocated to Executive Magistrate in certain cases

1[478. Power to alter functions allocated to Executive Magistrate in certain cases.-- If the Legislative Assembly of a State by a resolution so permits, the State Government may, after consultation with the High Court, by notification, direct that references in sections 108, 109, 110, 145 and 147 to an Executive Magistrate shall be construed as references to a Judicial Magistrate of the first class.]

STATE AMENDMENT

Andaman and Nicobar Islands U.T.

In the Code, as it applies to the Union territories to which this Regulation extends, in sections, 478, the words “if the State Legislature by a resolution so requires.” Shall be omitted.

[Vide Andaman and Nicobar Islands U.T. Act 1 of 1974, s. 6.]

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1. Subs. by Act 63 of 1980, s. 8, for s. 478 (w.e.f. 23-9-1980).