What is Procedure for summary trials? What is Record in summary trials? What is Judgment in cases tried summarily? What is Language of record and judgment? Section 262, 263, 264 and 265 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Procedure for summary trials, Record in summary trials, Judgment in cases tried summarily Language of record and judgment are defined under Section 262, 263, 264 and 265 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under this section is:


Section 262 of CRPC "Procedure for summary trials"

(1) In trials under this Chapter, the procedure specified in this Code for the trial of summons-case shall be followed except as hereinafter mentioned.

(2) No sentence of imprisonment for a term exceeding three months shall be passed in the case of any conviction under this Chapter.




Section 263 of CRPC "Record in summary trials"

In every case tried summarily, the Magistrate shall enter, in such form as the State Government may direct, the following particulars, namely:-
(a) the serial number of the case:
(b) the date of the commission of the offence;

(c) the date of the report or complaint;

(d) the name of the complainant (if any);

(e) the name, parentage and residence of the accused;

(f) the offence complained of and the offence (if any) proved, and in cases coming under clause (ii), clause (iii) or clause (iv) of sub-section (1) of section 260, the value of the property in respect of which the offence has been committed;

(g) the plea of the accused and his examination (if any);

(h) the finding;

(i) the sentence or other final order

(j) the date on which proceedings terminated.


Section 264 of CRPC "Judgment in cases tried summarily"

In every case tried summarily in which the accused does not plead guilty, the Magistrate shall record the substance of the evidence and a judgment containing a brief statement of the reasons for the finding.


Section 265 of CRPC "Language of record and judgment"

(1) Every such record and judgment shall be written in the language of the Court.

(2) The High Court may authorise any Magistrate empowered to try offences summarily to prepare the aforesaid record or judgment or both by means of an officer appointed in this behalf by the Chief Judicial Magistrate, and the record or judgment so prepared shall be signed by such Magistrate


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