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III. Offences under other Laws

4.10. Offences under other laws.-

In regard to offences under laws other than the Indian Penal Code, the position as to bail (in the absence of a provision on the subject in the particular law) is governed1 by the First Schedule to the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Part II, which reads as under:

"II.-Classification of Offences Against Other Laws


Cognizable or Non-Cognizable

Bailable or Non-Cognizable

By what Court Triable

If punishable with death, imprisonment for life, or imprisonment for more than 7 year.



Court of session

If punishable with imprisonment for 3 years and upwards but not more than 7 years.



Magistrate of the first class

If punishable with imprisonment for less than 3 3 years or with fine only.



Any Magistrate

1. First Schedule, Part II, Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973.

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