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CHAPTER XXVIII
 SPECIAL COURTS

Establishment of Special Courts                                                                                                                                                                                             Notified Date of Section:18/05/2016

1[435. (1) The Central Government may, for the purpose of providing speedy trial of offences under this Act, by notification, establish or designate as many **Special Courts as may be necessary.

(2) A **Special Court shall consist of—

(a) a single judge holding office as Session Judge or Additional Session Judge, in case of offences punishable under this Act with imprisonment of two years or more; and

(b) a Metropolitan Magistrate or a Judicial Magistrate of the First Class, in the case of other offences,

who shall be appointed by the Central Government with the concurrence of the Chief Justice of the High Court within whose jurisdiction the judge to be appointed is working.]

Note:

**1. Designation of Special Court, Notification Dated 05.02.2017

   2. Designation of special court for the state of Uttar Pradesh, Dated 23.04.2018

   3. Designation of Special Court, Notification Dated 05.02.2017

Amendments

1. Substituted by  the Companies Amendment Act 2017Original Content :- Amendment Effective From 7th May 2018