What is the Procedure in certain cases of contempt? What is the Procedure where Court considers that case should not be dealt with under Section 345? Section 345 and 346 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Procedure in certain cases of contempt and Procedure where Court considers that case should not be dealt with under Section 345 are defined under Section 345 and 346 of CRPC 1973. Provision under these sections are:

Section 345 of CRPC "Procedure in certain cases of contempt"

  (1) When any such offence as is described in Section 175, Section 178, Section 179, Section 180, or Section 228 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), is committed in the view or presence of any Civil, Criminal, or Revenue Court, the Court may cause the offender to be detained in custody, and may, at any time before the rising of the Court or the same day, take cognizance of the offence and, after giving the offender a reasonable opportunity of showing cause why he should not be punished under this section, sentence offender to fine not exceeding two hundred rupees, and, in default of payment of fine, to simple imprisonment for a term which may extend to one month, unless such fine be sooner paid.

(2) In every such case the Court shall record the fact constituting the offence, with the statement (if any) made by the offender, as well as the finding and sentence.

(3) If the offence is under Section 228 of the Indian Penal Code (45 of 1860), the record shall show the nature and stage of the judicial proceeding in which the Court interrupted or insulted was sitting, and the nature of the interruption or insult

Section 346 of CRPC "Procedure where Court considers that case should not be dealt with under Section 345"

 (1) If the Court in any case considers that a person accused of any of the offences referred to in Section 345 and committed in its view or presence should be imprisoned otherwise than in default of payment of fine, or that a fine exceeding two hundred rupees should be imposed upon him, or such Court is for any other reason of opinion that the case should not be disposed of under Section 345, such Court, after recording the facts constituting the offence and the statement of the accused as hereinbefore provided, may forward the case to a Magistrate having jurisdiction to try the same, and may require security to be given for the appearance of such person before such Magistrate, or if sufficient security is not given, shall forward such person in custody to such Magistrate.

(2) The Magistrate to whom any case is forwarded under this section shall proceed to deal with, as far as may be, as if it were instituted on a police report.

PROVISIONS AS TO ACCUSED PERSONS OF UNSOUND MIND

What is the Procedure in case of accused being lunatic? What is the Procedure in case of person of unsound mind tried before Court? Release of lunatic pending investigation or trial Section 328, 329 and 330 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Resumption of inquiry or trial? What is Procedure on accused appearing before Magistrate or Court? When accused appears to have been of sound mind? Section 331, 332 and 333 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Judgment of acquittal on ground of unsoundness of mind? What is the meaning of Person acquitted on such ground to be detained in safe custody? What is Power of State Government to empower officer-in-charge to discharge? Section 334, 335 and 336 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Procedure where lunatic prisoner is reported capable of making his defence? What is the Procedure where lunatic detained is declared fit to be released? Delivery of lunatic to care of relative or friend. Section 337, 338 and 339 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

PROVISIONS AS TO OFFENCES AFFECTING THE ADMINISTRATION OF JUSTICE

What is the Procedure in cases mentioned in Section 195? Appeal What is the Power to order costs?. Section 340, 341 and 342 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is the Procedure of Magistrate taking cognizance? What is Summary procedure for trial for giving false evidence? Section 343 and 344 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is the Procedure in certain cases of contempt? What is the Procedure where Court considers that case should not be dealt with under Section 345? Section 345 and 346 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

When Registrar or Sub-Registrar to be deemed a Civil Court? What is discharge of offender on submission apology? What is imprisonment or committal of person refusing to answer or produce document? Section 347, 348 and 349 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is summary procedure for punishment for non-attendance by a witness in obedience to summons? What is appeals from convictions under Sections 344, 345, 349 and 350? What is the meaning of certain Judges and Magistrates not to try certain offences when committed before themselves? Section 350, 351 and 352 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Judgment? What should be Language and contents of judgment? Section 353 and 354 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

 

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