Chapter 1: Preamble and Preliminary


An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Criminal Procedure. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Republic of India as follows:

Chapter 1 – Preliminary

Section 1: Short title, extent, and commencement

Section 2: Definitions

Section 3: Construction of references

Section 4: Trial of offences under the Indian Penal Code and other laws

Section 5: Saving