Section 531 of BNSS, 2023 (THE BHARATIYA NAGARIK SURAKSHA SANHITA, 2023)

Section 531 of BNSS, 2023 (THE BHARATIYA NAGARIK SURAKSHA SANHITA, 2023)

531. (1) The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 is hereby repealed. (2) Notwithstanding such repeal— (a) if, immediately before the date on which this Sanhita comes into force, there is any appeal, application, trial, inquiry or investigation pending, then, such appeal, application, trial, inquiry or investigation shall be disposed of, continued, held or made, as the case may be, in accordance with the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, as in force immediately before such commencement (hereinafter
referred to as the said Code), as if this Sanhita had not come into force;
(b) all notifications published, proclamations issued, powers conferred, forms
provided by rules, local jurisdictions defined, sentences passed and orders, rules and
appointments, not being appointments as Special Magistrates, made under the said
Code and which are in force immediately before the commencement of this Sanhita,
shall be deemed, respectively, to have been published, issued, conferred, specified,
defined, passed or made under the corresponding provisions of this Sanhita;
(c) any sanction accorded or consent given under the said Code in pursuance
of which no proceeding was commenced under that Code, shall be deemed to have
been accorded or given under the corresponding provisions of this Sanhita and
proceedings may be commenced under this Sanhita in pursuance of such sanction or
consent.
(3) Where the period specified for an application or other proceeding under the said
Code had expired on or before the commencement of this Sanhita, nothing in this Sanhita
shall be construed as enabling any such application to be made or proceeding to be
commenced under this Sanhita by reason only of the fact that a longer period therefor is
specified by this Sanhita or provisions are made in this Sanhita for the extension of time.

 

 

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