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Section 51 Application of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 to proceedings before Special Court - The Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

What is the law for Application of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 to proceedings before Special Court? Section 51 of The BTP (Prohibition) Amendment Act 2016

Section 51 : Application of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 to proceedings before Special Court

(1) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, shall apply to the proceedings before a Special Court and the persons conducting the prosecution before the Special Court, shall be deemed to be Public Prosecutors:

Provided that the Central Government may also appoint for any case or class or group of cases, a Special Public Prosecutor.

(2) A person shall not be qualified to be appointed as a Public Prosecutor or a Special Public Prosecutor under this section unless, the Public Prosecutor has been in practice as an advocate for not less than seven years, and the Special Public Prosecutor has been in practice as an advocate for not less than ten years in any court.

 

(3) Every person appointed as a Public Prosecutor or a Special Public Prosecutor under this section shall be deemed to be a Public Prosecutor within the meaning of clause (u) of section 2 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 and the provisions of that Code shall have effect accordingly.

   

 

 
 

 

Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, 2016

Section 51 Application of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 to proceedings before Special Court

Section 52 Appeal and revision

CHAPTER VII OFFENCES AND PROSECUTION

Section 53 Penalty for benami transaction

Section 54 Penalty for false information

Section 55 Previous sanction

CHAPTER VIII MISCELLANEOUS

Section 56 Repeal of provisions of certain Acts

Section 57 Certain transfers to be null and void

Section 58 Exemption

Section 59 Power of Central Government to issue directions etc

Section 60 Application of other laws not barred

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