The Code of Criminal Procedure (Assam Amendment) Act, 1964
Assam Act 13 of 1964
"13. (1) The State Government may appoint as many persons as it thinks fit to the Sub-divisional Magistrates in any district in the State of Assam.
(2) The State Government, or subject to the control of the State Government, the District Magistrate may place one or more Sub-divisional Magistrates in charge of a sub-division."3. Repeal and saving. - (1) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Assam Amendment) Ordinance, 1964 (Assam Ordinance No. 11 of 1964), is hereby repealed. (2) Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done or any action taken under the Code of Criminal Procedure (Assam Amendment) Ordinance, 1964 shall be deemed to have been done or taken under this Act as if this Act had commenced on the Tenth day of February, 1964 (the date of promulgation of the Ordinance). Amendment of Section 2. - Section 13 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1898, is now amended by virtue of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Section 13 of the old Code, which is now being substituted read as follows:
"13. Power to put Magistrate in-charge of Sub-division. - (1) The State Government may place any Magistrate of the First and Second Class in-charge of a sub-division, and relieve him of the charge as occasion requires.
(2) Delegation of powers to District Magistrates. - Such Magistrate shall be called Sub-divisional Magistrate.
(3) The State Government may delegate its powers under this section to the District Magistrate."