The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPc)
191. Transfer on application of the accused.
When a Magistrate takes cognizance of an offence under clause (c) of sub-section (I) of section 190, the accused shall, before any evidence is taken, be informed that he is entitled to have the case inquired into or tried by another Magistrate, and if the accused or any of the accused, if there be more than one, objects to further proceedings before the Magistrate taking cognizance, the case shall ba transferred to such other Magistrate as may be specified by the Chief Judicial Magistrate in this behalf.
Punjab Union Territory of Chandigarh.
In section 191, for the words “clause (c) of Sub-section (1) of section 190” substitute the words “section 190A” and for the words “Magistrate” and “Chief Judicial Magistrate” substitute the words “Executive Magistrate” and “District Magistrate” wherever occurring.
[Vide Punjab Act 22 of 1983 (w.e.f 27-6-1983)].