The Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (CrPc)
1[CHAPTER XXI A
265 I. Period of detention undergone by the accused to be set off against the sentence of imprisonment.
The provisions of section 428 shall apply, for setting off the period of detention undergone by the accused against the sentence of imprisonment imposed under this Chapter, in the same manner as they apply in respect of the imprisonment under other provisions of this Code.
1. Chapter XXIA (containing sections 265A to 265L) ins. by Act 2 of 2006, sec. 4.