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The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, India


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Year of Version 2006 Dates Entry into force: April 1, 1974 Adopted: January 23, 1974 Type of Text IP-related Laws Subject Matter Trademarks, Copyright and Related Rights (Neighboring Rights), Enforcement of IP and Related Laws 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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