According to Section 439 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, special powers of High Court or Court of Session regarding bail which are as follows -

A High Court or Court of Session may direct-


That any person accused of an offense and in custody be released on bail, and if the offense is of the nature specified in Sub-Section (3) of section 437, may impose any condition which it considers necessary for the purposes mentioned in that Sub-Section;

That any condition imposed by a Magistrate when releasing any person on bail be set aside or modified:

      Provided that the High Court or the Court of Session shall, before granting bail to a person who is accused of an offense which is triable exclusively by the Court of Session or which, though not so triable, is punishable with imprisonment for life, give notice of the application for bail to the Public Prosecutor unless it is, for reasons to be recorded in writing, of opinion that it is not practicable to give such notice.

      Provided further that the High Court or the Court of Session shall, before granting bail to a person who is accused of an offense triable under sub-section (3) of section 376 or section 376AB or section 376DA or section 376DB of the Indian Penal Code, give notice of the application for bail to the Public Prosecutor within a period of fifteen days from the date of receipt of the notice of such application.

(1A) The presence of the informant or any person authorized by him shall be obligatory at the time of hearing of the application for bail to the person under sub-section (3) of section 376 or section 376A or section 376DA or section 376DB of the Indian Penal Code.

          A High Court or Court of Session may direct that any person who has been released on bail under this Chapter be arrested and commit him to custody.


See Also...


Withdrawal of cases and Appeals (Code of Criminal Procedure 1973)

Compoundable and non-compoundable offenses

What are the requirements of FIR (Criminal Procedure Code, CRPC)

What is Bail and what is the Difference between bailable and non-bailable offenses

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