Thus the court may direct that the offender be released on his entering into a bond, with or without surities.The offender is further required to keep peace and be of good behaviour as well as appear thereafter before the court when called upon during such period as the court may decide. The following conditions have to be satisfied: No Magistrate of Second Class may release an offender under in such manner without being empowered to do so.Not everything over there is fully functional yet, and the internal links still point to this blog, and will for the indefinite future.
At present, the Act contains 484 Sections, In medieval India, subsequent to the conquest by the Muslims, the Mohammedan Criminal Law came into prevalence. J.1282) Under Section 204 of the code, a Magistrate taking cognizance of an offence is to issue summons for the attendance of the accused if the case is a summons case.
The British rulers passed the Regulating Act of 1773 under which a Supreme Court was established in Calcutta and later on at Madras and in Bombay. If the case appears to be a warrant case, he may issue a warrant or summons, as he sees fit.
It provides the machinery for the investigation of crime, apprehension of suspected criminals, collection of evidence, determination of guilt or innocence of the accused person and the determination of punishment of the guilty.
Additionally, it also deals with public nuisance, prevention of offences and maintenance of wife, child and parents.
Besides specifying whether an offence is Bailable or Non-Bailable it also specifies if it is Cognizable or Non-Cognizable, which Court has the jurisdiction to try the said offence, the minimum and maximum amount of punishment that can or shall be awarded for the said offence.