SECTION 7 CrPC - Code of Criminal Procedure - Territorial divisions
- Every State shall be a sessions division or shall consist of sessions divisions; and every sessions division shall, for the purposes of this Code, be a district or consist of districts;
Provided that every metropolitan area shall, for the said purposes, be a separate sessions division and district.
- The State Government may, after consultation with the High Court, alter the limits or the number of such divisions and districts.
- The State Government may, after consultation with the High Court, divide any district into sub-divisions and may alter the limits or the number of such sub-divisions.
- The sessions divisions, districts and sub-divisions existing in a State at the commencement of this Code, shall be deemed to have been formed under this section.