Criminal Law (Composition of Offences) (U.P. Amendment) Act, 1956
(U.P. Act No. 12 of 1957)
LEGISLATIVE HISTORY 6
"34-A. Compounding of offences under Sections 32 and 34. - The offences punishable under Sections 32 and 34 may be compounded by the District Superintendent of Police."3. Addition of a new Section 24-A in Act I of 1871. - After Section 24 of the Cattle Trespass Act, 1871, the following new section shall be inserted, namely :
"24-A. Compounding of offences under Section 24. - The offences punishable under Section 24 may, with the permission of the Court before which any prosecution for such offence is pending, be compounded-
(a) where the cattle is rescued after seizure from a pound by the local authority owning or maintaining the pound, or if such local authority has nominated any persons in that behalf, by such person; and of which is given in the text printed above.
(b) in other cases, by the person who was opposed in seizing the cattle or, as the case may be, from whom the cattle was rescued."4. Addition of a new Section 7-A in Act XIV of 1879. - After Section 7 of the Hackney Carriages Act, 1879 the following new Section 7-A shall be inserted, namely :
"7-A. Compounding of offences under Section 7. - (1) The offences punish-able under Section 7 of the Hackney Carriages Act, 1879, may be compounded by the Executive Officer, or where there is no Executive Officer, by the Secretary of the Municipal Board.
(2) The expression 'Executive Officer' and 'Secretary' in sub-section (1) mean the Executive Officer and Secretary of the Municipal Board concerned."5. [* * *] 6. Application of certain sub-sections of Section 345 of Act V of 1898. - (1) The provisions of sub-sections (3), (5), (5-A) and (6) but not of sub-section (7) of Section 345 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, shall apply to offences compoundable under Sections 34-A, 24-A [and] 7-A [* * *] inserted in the respective Acts by Sections 2 to  of this Act. (2) The provisions of sub-section (4) of the said Section 345 of the Code shall also apply to offences compoundable under clause (b) of Section 24-A aforementioned.