The Terrorist and Disruptive and Activities (Prevention) Act, 1987
18. Power to transfer cases to regular courts. -
Where, after taking cognizance of any offence, a Designated Court is of opinion that the offence is not triable by it, it shall, notwithstanding that it has no jurisdiction to try such offence, transfer the case for the trial of such offence to any court having jurisdiction under the Code and the court to which the case is transferred may proceed with the trial of the offence as if it had taken cognizance of the offence.
Section 18 when attracted - Held, only at stage where designated Court takes cognizance of offence. Rafiq Abid Patel and others etc. v. Inspector of Police, Kashimira Police Station, Thane and another. 1992 Cri.L.J. 394 (Bom)