Companies Act

Section 438. Application Of Code To Proceedings Before Special Court

Companies Act, 2013

Save as otherwise provided in this Act, the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974) shall apply to the proceedings before a Special Court and for the purposes of the said provisions, the Special Court shall be 1[deemed to be a Court of Session or the court of Metropolitan Magistrate or a Judicial Magistrate of the First Class, as the case may be,] and the person conducting a prosecution before a Special Court shall be deemed to be a Public Prosecutor.


  1. Subs. by Act 1 of 2018, s. 87 for “deemed to be a Court of Session” (w.e.f. 7-5-2018).
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