When search warrant may be issued? Section 93 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

 

 

When search warrant is to be issued is defined under Section 93 of CRPC 1973. Provision under this section is:

 

 Section 93 of CRPC. "When search warrant may be issued"

(1) (a) Where any Court has reason to believe that a person to whom a summons or order under section 91 or a requisition under sub-section (1) of section 92 has been, or might be, addressed, will not or would not produce the document or thing as required by such summons or requisition, or
(b) where such document or thing is not known to the Court to be in the possession of any person, or

(c) where the Court considers that the purposes of any inquiry, trial or other proceeding under this Code will be served by a general search or inspection,

it may issue a search-warrant; and the person to whom such warrant is directed, may search or inspect in accordance therewith and the provisions hereinafter contained.

(2) The Court may, if it thinks fit, specify in the warrant the particular place or part thereof to which only the search or inspection shall extend; and the person charged with the execution of such warrant shall then search or inspect only the place or part so specified.

(3) Nothing contained in this section shall authorise any Magistrate other than a District Magistrate or Chief Judicial Magistrate to grant a warrant to search for a document, parcel or other thing in the custody of the postal or telegraph authority.

COMPEL PRODUCTION OF THINGS

Section 91 and 92 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is summon to produce document or other thing? What is procedure as to letters and telegrams

Section 93 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - When Search Warrant is to be issued?

Section 94 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Search of place suspected to contain stolen property forged documents etc

Section 95 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Power to declare certain publications forfeited and to issue search-warrants for the same?

Section 96 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Application to High Court to set aside declaration of forfeiture?

Section 97 and 98 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is search for person wrongfully confined? What is power to compel restoration of abducted females?

Section 99, 100 and 101 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Direction, etc., of search-warrants? What is the responsibility of Persons in charge of closed place to allow search? What is Disposal of things found in search beyond jurisdiction?

Section 102, 103, 104 and 105 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 - What is Power of police officer to seize certain property? What is Magistrate may direct search in his presence? What is Power to impound document, etc., produced? What is Reciprocal arrangements regarding processes?

 
 

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