Here we are going to explain what is section 16 in CrPC (Code ofCriminal Procedure).


Courts of Metropolitan Magistrates:

1. in every metropolitan area, there shall be established as many Courts of Metropolitan     Magistrates, and at such places, as the State Government may, after consultation with      the High Court, by notification, specify.

2. The presiding officers of such Courts shall be appointed by the High Court.

3. The jurisdiction and powers of every Metropolitan Magistrate shall extend throughout        the metropolitan area.

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