The Code of Criminal Procedure (Rajasthan Amendment) Act, 1981
(Rajasthan Act No. 1 of 1981)
Received the assent of the President on the 31st day March, 1981.An Act further to amend the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 in its application to the State of Rajasthan. Be it enacted by the Rajasthan State Legislature in the Thirty-Second Year of the Republic of India as follows:- 1. Short title, extent and commencement - (1) This Act may be called the Code of Criminal Procedure (Rajasthan Amendment) Act, 1981. (2) It shall extend to the whole of the State of Rajasthan. (3) Section 2 of this Act shall be deemed to have come into force on the 10th day of December, 1980. 2. Amendment of section 24, Central Act 2 of 1974 - Sub-section (6) of section 24 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (Central Act 2 of 1974), in its application to the State of Rajasthan, shall be, and shall be deemed always to have been substituted by the following, namely:- "(6) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (5), where in a State there exists a regular Cadre of Prosecuting Officers, the State Government may also appoint a Public Prosecutor or an Additional Public Prosecutor for among the persons constituting such cadre". 3. Repeal and Savings - (1) The Code of Criminal Procedure (Rajasthan Amendment) Ordinance, 1980 (Ordinance No. 2 of 1980) is hereby repealed. (2) Notwithstanding such repeal, anything done, or any action taken under the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 as amended by the said Ordinance, shall be deemed to have been done or taken under the Code of Criminal Procedure, as amended by this Act.