SECTION 408 CrPC - Code of Criminal Procedure - Power of Sessions Judge to transfer cases and appeals


  1. Whenever it is made to appear to a Sessions Judge that an order under this Sub-Section is expedient for the ends of justice, he may order that any particular case be transferred from one Criminal Court to another Criminal Court in his sessions division.
  2. The Sessions Judge may act either on the report of the lower Court, or on the application of a party interested or on his own initiative.
  3. The provisions of Sub-Sections (3), (4), (5), (6), (7),and (9) of section 407 shall apply in relation to an application to the Sessions Judge for an order under Sub-Section (1) as they apply in relation to an application to the High Court for an order under Sub-Section (1) of section 407, except that Sub-Section (7) of that section shall so apply as if for the words "one thousand" rupees occurring therein, the words "two hundred and fifty rupees" were substituted.

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