The Reformatory Schools Act,1897
Section 9. Procedure where Magistrate is not empowered to pass an order under section 8
(1) When any Magistrate not empowered to pass an order under the last foregoing section is of opinion that a youthful offender convicted by his is proper person to be an inmate of a Reformatory School, he may, without passing sentence, record such opinion and submit his proceedings and forward the youthful offender to the District Magistrate to whom he is subordinate.
(2) The Magistrate to whom the proceedings are so submitted may make such further inquiry (if any) as he may think fit and pass such sentence and order for the detention in a Reformatory School of the youthful offender, or otherwise, as he might have passed if such youthful offender had been originally tired by him.