Criminal Procedure Code, 1973

Criminal Procedure Code, 1973

Criminal Procedure Code, 1973

Chapter – 8. Security for Keeping the peace and for Good Behaviour.
(Section. 106 – 124)

Section. 106

Security for keeping the peace on conviction.

Section. 107

Security for keeping the peace in other cases.

Section. 108

Security for good behaviour from persons
disseminating seditious matters.

Section. 109

Security for good behaviour from suspected

Section. 110

Security for good behaviour from habitual

Section. 111

Order to be made.

Section. 112

Procedure in respect of person present in court.

Section. 113

Summons or warrant in case of a person not so

Section. 114

Copy of order to accompany summons or warrant.

Section. 115

Power to dispense with personal attendance.

Section. 116

Inquiry as to the truth of information.

Section. 117

Order to give security.

Section. 118

Discharge of person informed against.

Section. 119

Commencement of period for which security is

Section. 120

Contents of the bond.

Section. 121

Power to reject sureties.

Section. 122

Imprisonment in default of security.

Section. 123

Power to release persons imprisoned for failing to
give security.

Section. 124

Security for the unexpired period of the bond.


Chapter – 9.  Order for Maintenance
of Wives, Children, and Parents. (Section. 125 – 128)

Section. 125

Order for maintenance of wives, children and

Section. 126


Section. 127

Alteration in allowance.

Section. 128

Enforcement of order of maintenance.


Chapter – 10. Maintenance of Public Orders and tranquillity. (Section. 129
– 148)

Section. 129

Dispersal of assembly by use of civil force.

Section. 130

Use of armed forces to disperse the assembly.

Section. 131

Power of certain armed force officers to disperse

Section. 132

Protection against prosecution for acts done under
preceding section.

Section. 133

Conditional order for removal of the nuisance.

Section. 134

Service or notification of order.

Section. 135

Person to whom the order is addressed to obey or show

Section. 136

Consequences of his failing to do so.

Section. 137

Procedure where the existence of a public right is

Section. 138

Procedure where he appears to show cause.

Section. 139

Power of Magistrate to direct local investigation,
examination, and examination of an expert.

Section. 140

Power of Magistrate to furnish written
instruction, etc.

Section. 141

Procedure on order being made absolute and
consequences of disobedience.

Section. 142

Injunction pending the inquiry.

Section. 143

The magistrate may prohibit repetition or continuance
of public nuisance.

Section. 144

Power to issue the order in urgent cases of nuisance
or apprehended danger.

Section. 144A

Power to prohibit carrying arms in procession or
mass drill or mass training with arms.

Section. 145

Procedure where dispute concerning land or water
is likely to cause a breach of peace.

Section. 146

Power to attach subject of the dispute and to appoint

Section. 147

Dispute concerning right of use of land or water.

Section. 148

Local inquiry.


Chapter – 11. Preventive Action of the Police. (Section. 149 – 153)

Section. 149

Police to prevent cognizable offences.

Section. 150

Information of design to commit cognizable

Section. 151

Arrest to prevent the commission of cognizable

Section. 152

Prevention of injury to public property.

Section. 153

Inspection of weights and measures.


Chapter – 12. Information to the Police and their Power to Investigate.
(Section. 154 – 176)

Section. 154

Information in Cognizable cases.

Section. 155

Information as to non-cognizable cases and
investigation of such cases.

Section. 156

Police officers power to investigate cognizably

Section. 157

Procedure for investigations.

Section. 158

Report how submitted.

Section. 159

Power to hold investigation or preliminary

Section. 160

Police Officers power to require the attendance of

Section. 161

Examination of witnesses by police.

Section. 162

Statements to police not to be signed: Use of
Statement in evidence.

Section. 163

No inducement to be offered.

Section. 164

Recording of confessions and statements.

Section. 164A

Medical examination of the victim of rape.

Section. 165

Search by a police officer.

Section. 166

When an officer in charge of the police station may
require another to issue a search warrant.

Section. 166A

Letter of request to the competent authority for
investigation in a country or place outside India.

Section. 166B

Letter of request from a country or place outside
India to a court or an authority for investigation in India.

Section. 167

Procedure when investigation cannot be completed
in twenty-four hours.

Section. 168

Report of investigation by subordinate police

Section. 169

Release of accused when evidence deficient.

Section. 170

Cases to be sent to Magistrate when evidence is

Section. 171

Complainant and witnesses not to be required to
accompany police officer and not to be subject to restraint.

Section. 172

Diary of proceeding in the investigation.

Section. 173

Report of the police officer on completion of

Section. 174

Police to inquire and report on suicide, etc.

Section. 175

Power to summon persons.

Section. 176

Inquiry by Magistrate into cause of death.


 Chapter – 13. Jurisdiction Of The criminal Courts in Inquiries And
trials. (Section. 177 – 189)

Section. 177

Ordinary place of inquiry and trial.

Section. 178

Place of inquiry or trial.

Section. 179

Offence triable where the act is done or consequence

Section. 180

Place of trial where the act is an offence by reason of
relation to other offence.

Section. 181

Place of trial in case of certain offences.

Section. 182

Offences committed by letters, etc.

Section. 183

The offence committed on a journey or voyage.

Section. 184

Place of trial for offences triable together.

Section. 185

Power to order cases to be tried in different
sessions divisions.

Section. 186

High Court to decide, in case of doubt, district
where inquiry or trial shall take place.

Section. 187

Power to issue summons or warrant for an offence
committed beyond local jurisdiction.

Section. 188

The offence committed outside India.

Section. 189

Receipt of evidence relating to offences committed
outside India.


Chapter –
14. Conditions Requisite For Initiation Of Proceeding. (Section. 190 – 199)

Section. 190

Cognizance of offences by Magistrates.

Section. 191

Transfer on the application of the accused.

Section. 192

Making over of cases to Magistrates.

Section. 193

Cognizance of offences by Courts of Session.

Section. 194

Additional and Assistant Sessions Judges to try
cases made over to them.

Section. 195

Prosecution for contempt of the lawful authority of
public servants, for offences against public justice and for offences
relating to documents given in evidence.

Section. 195A

Procedure for witnesses in case of threatening

Section. 196

Prosecution for offences against the State and for
criminal conspiracy to commit such offence.

Section. 197

Prosecution of Judges and public servants.

Section. 198

Prosecution for offences against marriage.

Section. 198A

Prosecution of offences under section 498Ac of the
Indian Penal Code.

Section. 198B

Cognizance of offences under section 376B of the
Indian Penal Code.

Section. 199

Prosecution for defamation.


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