"Ratanlal and Dhirajlal's THE CODE OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE is yet another legal classic. It is the most original, authentic, dependable and brilliant work having a profound impact on its vast readership that covers judges, lawyers, police officers, administrators, law teachers and academicians, students, research scholars and in fact every one who is in any way concerned with the administration of Criminal Law and Justice in this country. The fact that it has entered into 15th edition (besides numerous reprints) speaks volumes about the undisputed quality and standard of this work and its undiminishing appeal to its readership which has only grown with the passage of time. While time has always beaten men and matter, this gem of a classic has literally scored over it and lives today to immortalise its authors. A good work as it is, it is the very life-blood of its authors.""Revised under the Chief Editorship of the eminent jurist Hon'ble Mr. Justice Y.V. Chandrachud, Former Chief Justice of India in collaboration with Shri V.R. Manohar, Former Advocate-General of Maharashtra, Senior Advocate Supreme Court of India, Ex-Chairman Bar Council of Maharashtra, Chief Editor, All India Reporter, Criminal Law Journal, AIR Manual, etc. this work of the great masters will retain its freshness and appeal. The present 15th edition has been thoroughly revised and at places even re-written in the light of all statutory amendments and plethora of cases that have emerged during the last 5 years. So also, the entire impact of drastic changes brought out in the Criminal Law by the passage of (New), Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 has been absorbed wherever required and discussed at length with original comments in this revised work. State Amendments have been incorporated under appropriate sections in the body of the book.""Completing sixty seven years of its existence, since the first edition of this monumental work was published in 1930, and having practically surpassed more than a fifty thousand of circulation-mark by now, this glorious work of the celebrated authors in its present edition, will find ready and whole-hearted acceptance. In all its glory this New Edition, thoroughly revised, is now released with the fondest of all hopes that it will meet the tumultuous welcome from its vast readership.""General Contents I. Preliminary, II. Constitution of Criminal Courts and Offices, III. Power of Courts, IV. A-Powers of Superior Officers of Police, B-Aid to the Magistrates and The Police, V. Arrest of Persons, VI. Processes to Compel Appearance, VII. Process to Compel the Production of Things, VIII. Security for Keeping the Peace and For Good Behaviour, IX. Order for maintenance of Wives, Children and Parents, X. Maintenance of Public Order and Tranquillity, XI. Preventive Action of the Police, XII. Information to the Police and Their Powers to Investigate, XIII. Jurisdiction of Criminal Courts in Inquries and Trials, XIV. Conditions Requisite for Initiation of Proceedings, XV. Complaints to Magistrates, XVI. Commencement of Proceedings Before Magistrates, XVII. The Charge, XVIII. Trial before a Court of Session, XIX. Trial of Warrant-Cases by Magistrate, XX. Trial of Summons-Cases by Magistrat"" XXI. Summary Trials, XXII. Attendance of Persons Confined or Detained in Prisons, XXIII. Evidence in Inquiries and Trials, XXIV. General Provisions as to Inquiries and Trials, XXV. Provisions as to Accused Persons of Unsound Mind. XXVI. Provisions as to Offences Affecting the Administration of Justice, XXVII. The Judgment, XXVIII. Submission of Death Sentences for Confirmation, XXIX. Appeals, XXX. Reference and Revision, XXXI. Transfer of Criminal Cases, XXXII. Execution, Suspension, Remission and Commutation of Sentences, XXXIII. Provisions as to Bail and Bonds, XXXIV. Disposal of Property, XXXV. Irregular Proceedings, XXXVI. Limitation for Taking Congnizance of Certain Offences, XXXVII. Miscellaneous, First Schedule-Classification of Offences, Second Schedule-Forms, Summary."