Section 280D

     

Application of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 to proceedings before Special Court.

280D. (1) Save as otherwise provided in this Act, the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974) (including the provisions as to bails or bonds), shall apply to the proceedings before a Special Court and the person conducting the prosecution before the Special Court, shall be deemed to be a Public Prosecutor:

Provided that the Central Government may also appoint for any case or class or group of cases a Special Public Prosecutor.

(2) A person shall not be qualified to be appointed as a Public Prosecutor or a Special Public Prosecutor under this section unless he has been in practice as an advocate for not less than seven years, requiring special knowledge of law.

(3) Every person appointed as a Public Prosecutor or a Special Public Prosecutor under this section shall be deemed to be a Public Prosecutor within the meaning of clause (u) of section 2 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974) and the provisions of that Code shall have effect accordingly.

CHAPTER XXII-A

ANNUITY DEPOSITS

[Chapter XXII-A, consisting of sections 280A, 280B, 280C, 280D, 280E, 280F, 280G, 280H, 280-I, 280J, 280K, 280L, 280M, 280N, 280-O, 280P, 280Q, 280R, 280S, 280T, 280U, 280V, 280W and 280X, omitted by the Finance Act, 1988, w.e.f. 1-4-1988. The Chapter was inserted by the Finance Act, 1964, w.e.f. 1-4-1964 and has not been in operation since 1-4-1969 when the requirement as to annuity deposit was discontinued by the Finance Act, 1968, w.e.f. 1-4-1968 through an amendment made in section 280C.]

CHAPTER XXII-B

TAX CREDIT CERTIFICATES

[Chapter XXII-B, consisting of sections 280Y, 280Z, 280ZA, 280ZB, 280ZC, 280ZD and 280ZE, omitted by the Finance Act, 1990, w.e.f. 1-4-1990. No tax credit certificate granted under section 280Z or section 280ZC shall be produced before the Assessing Officer after the 31st day of March, 1991 for the purposes of sub-section (6) of section 280Z or, as the case may be, sub-section (4) of section 280ZC. Earlier Chapter XXII-B was inserted by the Finance Act, 1965, w.e.f. 1-4-1965.]