The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 - Old Version

The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is a comprehensive legislation that provides for the procedure for the administration of substantive criminal law in India.

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The Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) is a procedural law that governs the process of criminal trials in India. It was enacted in 1973 and came into force on April 1, 1974. The CrPC provides for the procedure for the investigation and trial of criminal cases in India, including the arrest of accused persons, bail, trial, and sentencing. It also provides for the rights of the accused, including the right to legal representation and the right to a fair trial. The CrPC is applicable to all criminal cases in India, except for cases tried by military courts or special courts established under other laws.

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