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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

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Year of current version:2006
Date of entry into force of original text:April 1, 1974
Date of Text (Enacted):January 23, 1974
Type of Text:IP-related Laws: enacted by the Legislature
Subject Matter:Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws, Trademarks
Notes:
This Code of Criminal Procedure consolidates all amendments made by the following amending Acts:
1) The Repealing and Amending Act, 1974 (56 of 1974)
2) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1978 (45 of 1978)
3) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1980 (63 of 1980)
4) The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 1983 (43 of 1983)
5) The Criminal Law (Second Amendment) Act, 1983 (46 of 1983)
6) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1988 (32 of 1988)
7) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1990 (10 of 1990)
8) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1991 (43 of 1991)
9) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 1993 (40 of 1993)
10) The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 1993 (42 of 1993)
11) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Act, 2005
12) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Amendment) Amending Act, 2006

In particular, see the following provisions:
-Chapter XXXIV 'Disposal Property', page 238
-'The first schedule', 'Classification of offences', page 252:
Chapter XVII 'Offenses against property', Article 403, page 295
Chapter XVIII 'Offences relating to documents and to property marks ', Articles 465, 475-476, 485-489 (A-C), page 305
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