Issue of process

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(1) If in the opinion of a [Court] taking cognizance of an offence
there is sufficient ground of proceeding, and the case appears to be one in which,
according to the fourth column of the Second Schedule, a summons should issue in the
first instance, [it] shall issue his summons for the attendance of the accused. If the case
appears to be one in which, according to that column, a warrant should issue in the first
instance, [it] may issue a warrant, or, if [Court] or if [it] thinks fit, a summons, for causing
the accused to be brought or to appear at a certain time before such [Court] if as if it has
no jurisdiction itself some other Court having jurisdiction.
(2) Nothing in this section shall be deemed to affect the provisions of Section 90.
(3) When by any law for the time being in force any process-fees or other fees are
payable, no process shall be issued until the fees are paid, and if such fees are not paid
within a reasonable time, the Court may dismiss the complaint.

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