CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT
ALL
PART I GENERAL PROVISIONS
CHAPTER I JURISDICTION OF COURTS
Article 1 (Investigation of Jurisdiction Ex Officio)
Article 2 (Violation of Jurisdiction and Effect of Procedural Acts)
Article 3 (Performance of Duties Outside Jurisdiction)
Article 4 (Territorial Jurisdiction)
Article 5 (Consolidation of Territorial Jurisdiction)
Article 6 (Consolidated Proceedings for Territorial Jurisdiction)
Article 7 (Separate Proceedings for Territorial Jurisdiction)
Article 8 (Transfer of Case Ex Officio)
Article 9 (Consolidation of Substantive Jurisdiction)
Article 10 (Combined Proceedings for Substantive Jurisdiction)
Article 11 (Definitions of Co-Related Cases)
Article 12 (Lis Pendens of One and Same Case before Two or More Courts)
Article 13 (Concurrence of Jurisdiction)
Article 14 (Request for Designation of Jurisdiction)
Article 15 (Application for Transfer of Jurisdiction)
Article 16 (Form of Designation of Jurisdiction and Application for Transfer)
Article 16-2 (Transfer of Cases to Military Court)
CHAPTER II EXCLUSION, CHALLENGE AND REFRAINING OF COURT OFFICIALS
Article 17 (Reasons for Exclusion)
Article 18 (Reasons for Challenge and Person entitled to Apply for Challenge)
Article 19 (Jurisdiction over Motion for Challenge)
Article 20 (Dismissal and Management of Application for Challenge)
Article 21 (Decision on Application for Challenge)
Article 22 (Application for Challenge and Suspension of Proceedings)
Article 23 (Dismissal of Application for Challenge and Immediate Complaint)
Article 24 (Causes for Refraining, etc.)
Article 25 (Exclusion, Challenge, and Refraining of Court Officials)
CHAPTER III REPRESENTATION AND ASSISTANCE FOR ACTS OF LITIGATION
Article 26 (Persons Devoid of Mental Capacity and Representation for Acts of Litigations)
Article 27 (Juristic Persons and Representation for Acts of Litigation)
Article 28 (Special Agents for Acts of Litigation)
Article 29 (Assistants)
CHAPTER IV DEFENSE
Article 30 (Persons Entitled to Appoint Defense Counsel)
Article 31 (Qualifications for Defense Counsel and Special Defense Counsel)
Article 32 (Effect of Appointment of Defense Counsel)
Article 32-2 (Lead Defense Counsel)
Article 33 (Court-Appointed Defense Counsel)
Article 34 (Interview, Communication and Medical Examination and Treatment with Criminal Defendant or Criminal Suspect)
Article 35 (Inspection or Copying of Documents or Evidential Materials)
Article 36 (Independent Acts of Procedure by Defense Counsel)
CHAPTER V DECISION
Article 37 (Judgment, Ruling, and Order)
Article 38 (Form of Written Decisions)
Article 39 (Reasons for Decision)
Article 40 (Contents of Written Decisions)
Article 41 (Signature, etc. in Written Decisions)
Article 42 (Methods of Pronouncement or Notification of Decision)
Article 43 (Idem)
Article 44 (Cases Requiring Direction of Prosecutor for its Execution)
Article 45 (Request for Copy or Extracts of Document of Decision)
Article 46 (Formation of Copy or Extracts of Written Decision)
CHAPTER VI DOCUMENTS
Article 47 (Non-Disclosure of Documents Relating to Proceedings)
Article 48 (Methods of Formation of Protocol)
Article 49 (Protocol of Inspection of Evidence, etc.)
Article 50 (Contents of Various Protocols)
Article 51 (Contents of Protocol of Trial)
Article 52 (Exception in Preparation of Protocol of Trial)
Article 53 (Signature on Protocol of Trial)
Article 54 (Preparation of Protocol of Trial)
Article 55 (Criminal Defendant's Right to Inspect Protocol of Trial)
Article 56 (Probative Value of Protocol of Trial)
Article 56-2 (Stenography and Audio or Video Recording in Trial Court)
Article 57 (Documents of Public Officials)
Article 58 (Documents of Public Officials)
Article 59 (Documents made by Persons Other than Public Officials)
Article 59-2 (Inspection and Copying of Finalized Litigation Records)
Article 59-3 (Inspection and Copying of Final Written Judgement, etc.)
CHAPTER VII SERVICE
Article 60 (Filing of Reports Subject to Service)
Article 61 (Service by Mail)
Article 62 (Service to Prosecutor)
Article 63 (Cause of Service by Public Notice)
Article 64 (Methods of Service by Public Notice)
Article 65 (Application Mutatis Mutandis of the Civil Procedure Act)
CHAPTER VIII PERIOD
Article 66 (Calculation of Period)
Article 67 (Extension of Legal Period)
CHAPTER IX SUMMONS AND DETENTION OF CRIMINAL DEFENDANT
Article 68 (Summons)
Article 69 (Definition of Detention)
Article 70 (Grounds for Detention)
Article 71 (Effect of Custody)
Article 71-2 (Confinement after Taking Criminal Defendant into Custody)
Article 72 (Detention and Notice of Grounds)
Article 72-2 (Assigned Judge)
Article 73 (Issuance of Warrant)
Article 74 (Form of Summons)
Article 75 (Form of Warrant of Detention)
Article 76 (Service of Summons)
Article 77 (Requisition of Detention)
Article 78 (Procedures for Detention by Requisition)
Article 79 (Order of Appearance or Accompanying)
Article 80 (Urgent Measures)
Article 81 (Execution of Warrant of Detention)
Article 82 (Preparation of Several Warrants of Detention)
Article 83 (Execution and Requisition of Warrant of Detention outside Jurisdiction)
Article 84 (Request for Investigation to Chief of High Prosecutors’ Office or District Prosecutors’ Office)
Article 85 (Procedures for Execution of Warrant of Detention)
Article 86 (Provisional Detention of Defendant under Guard)
Article 87 (Notice of Detention)
Article 88 (Detention and Notice of Facts Charged, etc.)
Article 89 (Interview with Detained Criminal Defendant and Medical Examination)
Article 90 (Application for Defense Counsel)
Article 91 (Interview with Persons Other than Defense Counsel)
Article 92 (Detention Period and Its Renewal)
Article 93 (Rescission of Detention)
Article 94 (Motion for Release on Bail)
Article 95 (Compulsory Release on Bail)
Article 96 (Voluntary Release on Bail)
Article 97 (Cancellation of Release on Bail and Detention and Opinions of Prosecutors)
Article 98 (Conditions of Release on Bail)
Article 99 (Factors to be Considered in Attaching Conditions to Release on Bail)
Article 100 (Procedures for Execution of Release on Bail)
Article 100-2 (Administrative Fines on Appearance Guarantors)
Article 101 (Suspension of Execution of Detention)
Article 102 (Change of Conditions on Release on Bail and Revocation, etc.)
Article 103 (Confiscation of Bail Money)
Article 104 (Refund of Bail Money, etc.)
Article 104-2 (Invalidation of Conditions of Release on Bail)
Article 105 (Appeal and Ruling on Detention)
CHAPTER X SEIZURE AND SEARCH
Article 106 (Seizure)
Article 107 (Seizure of Postal Matters)
Article 108 (Seizure of Voluntarily Produced Articles, etc.)
Article 109 (Search)
Article 110 (Confidential Military Information and Seizure)
Article 111 (Official Secrets and Seizure)
Article 112 (Professional Secrets and Seizure)
Article 113 (Warrant of Seizure or of Search)
Article 114 (Form of Warrants)
Article 115 (Method of Execution of Warrant)
Article 116 (Notabilia)
Article 117 (Assistance for Execution)
Article 118 (Suggestion of Warrant)
Article 119 (Prohibition of Entrance or Leave during Execution)
Article 120 (Execution of Warrant and Necessary Measures)
Article 121 (Execution of Warrant and Presence of Parties)
Article 122 (Execution of Warrant and Notice of Presence)
Article 123 (Execution of Warrant and Presence of Responsible Party)
Article 124 (Search of Female)
Article 125 (Restriction on Execution at Night)
Article 126 (Exception of Limitation of Execution at Night)
Article 127 (Suspension of Execution and Necessary Measures)
Article 128 (Delivery of Certificate)
Article 129 (Delivery of Inventory of Property)
Article 130 (Custody and Abrogation of Seized Articles)
Article 131 (Notabilia)
Article 132 (Keeping Proceeds from Seized Articles in Custody)
Article 133 (Return or Temporary Return of Seized Articles)
Article 134 (Return of Seized Goods to Rightful Owner)
Article 135 (Disposition of Seized Articles and Notice to Party)
Article 136 (Commissioned Judge and Requisitioned Judge)
Article 137 (Execution of Warrant of Detention and Search)
Article 138 (Applicable Provisions)
CHAPTER XI EVIDENCE BY INSPECTION
Article 139 (Evidence by Inspection)
Article 140 (Evidence by Inspection and Necessary Disposition)
Article 141 (Caution for Physical Examination)
Article 142 (Physical Examination and Summons)
Article 143 (Restriction of Time)
Article 144 (Assistance for Inspection)
Article 145 (Applicable Provisions)
CHAPTER XII EXAMINATION OF WITNESS
Article 146 (Qualification of Witness)
Article 147 (Official Secrets and Qualification of Witness)
Article 148 (Criminal Responsibility of Near Relative and Refusal of Witness)
Article 149 (Professional Secrets and Refusal of Witness)
Article 150 (Vindication of Reason for Refusal of Testimony)
Article 150-2 (Summon for Witness)
Article 151 (Failure in Appearance of Witness and Administrative Fines)
Article 152 (Disobedience to Summons and Custody)
Article 153 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 154 (Summons of Witness within Precinct of Court)
Article 155 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 156 (Oath of Witness)
Article 157 (Form of Oath)
Article 158 (Admonishment to Sworn Witness)
Article 159 (Disability of Oath)
Article 160 (Notice of Rights to Refuse to Testify)
Article 161 (Refusal of Oath or of Witness and Administrative Fines)
Article 161-2 (How to Examine Witness)
Article 162 (Separate Examination and Confrontation)
Article 163 (Right for Presence and for Examination of Relevant Party)
Article 163-2 (Presence of Persons with Reliable Relationship)
Article 164 (Demand of Inquiry)
Article 165 (Examination of Witness outside Court)
Article 165-2 (Examination of Witness through Video or Other Transmission System)
Article 166 (Order to Proceed and Custody)
Article 167 (Commissioned Judge and Requisitioned Judge)
Article 168 (Travelling Expenses, Daily Allowances, and Lodging Expenses for Witnesses)
CHAPTER XIII EXPERT EVIDENCE
Article 169 (Expert Evidence)
Article 170 (Oath)
Article 171 (Report on Expert Evidence)
Article 172 (Expert Evidence Outside Court)
Article 172-2 (Confinement for Expert Opinion and Detention)
Article 173 (Necessary Disposition by Expert Witness)
Article 174 (Presence or Question by Expert Witness)
Article 175 (Commissioned Judge)
Article 176 (Presence of Parties)
Article 177 (Applicable Provisions)
Article 178 (Travelling Expenses and Fees for Expert Witness)
Article 179 (Expert Witness)
Article 179-2 (Request of Expert Evidence)
CHAPTER XIV INTERPRETATION AND TRANSLATION
Article 180 (Interpretation)
Article 181 (Interpreter for Deaf or Mute)
Article 182 (Translation)
Article 183 (Applicable Provisions)
CHAPTER XV PRESERVATION OF EVIDENCE
Article 184 (Request and Procedure for Preservation of Evidence)
Article 185 (Inspection, etc. of Documents)
CHAPTER XVI COSTS OF LITIGATION
Article 186 (Costs of Litigation Borne by Criminal Defendant)
Article 187 (Costs of Litigation Borne by Accomplices)
Article 188 (Costs of Litigation Borne by Complainant, etc.)
Article 189 (Withdrawal of Appeal by Prosecutor and Costs of Litigation)
Article 190 (Costs of Litigation Borne by Third Party)
Article 191 (Decision on Costs of Litigation)
Article 192 (Decision on Costs of Litigation Borne by Third Party)
Article 193 (Completion of Procedures Not by Trial)
Article 194 (Fixing Amounts of Costs to be Borne)
Article 194-2 (Judgment of Acquittal and Compensation for Expenses)
Article 194-3 (Procedure for Compensation for Expenses)
Article 194-4 (Scope of Compensable Expenses)
Article 194-5 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
PART II COURT OF FIRST INSTANCE
CHAPTER I INVESTIGATION
Article 195 (Investigation by Prosecutor)
Article 196 (Judicial Police Officers)
Article 197 (Special Judicial Police Officers)
Article 198 (Matters to be Observed)
Article 198-2 (Inspection of Place of Arrest or Detention by Prosecutors)
Article 199 (Investigation and Necessary Examination)
Article 200 (Request for Appearance of Criminal Suspect)
Article 200-2 (Arrest with Warrant)
Article 200-3 (Emergency Arrest)
Article 200-4 (Emergency Arrest and Term of Request for Warrant)
Article 200-5 (Notice of Arrest and Suspected Crime)
Article 200-6 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 201 (Detention)
Article 201-2 (Request for Warrant of Detention and Examination of Criminal Suspect)
Article 202 (Detention Period by Senior Judicial Police Officer)
Article 203 (Detention Period by Prosecutor)
Article 203-2 (Inclusion of Detention Period)
Article 204 (Issue of Warrant of Arrest or Detention and Notification to Court)
Article 205 (Extension of Detention Period)
Articles 206 and 207 Deleted.
Article 208 (Restrictions on Re-Detention)
Article 209 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 210 (Investigation by Judicial Police Officers outside Jurisdiction)
Article 211 (Flagrant Offender and Quasi-Flagrant Offender)
Article 212 (Arrest of Flagrant Offender)
Article 212-2 Deleted.
Article 213 (Delivery of Arrested Flagrant Offender)
Article 213-2 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 214 (Minor Cases and Arrest of Flagrant Offenders)
Article 214-2 (Review of Legality of Arrest and Detention)
Article 214-3 (Restriction on Re-Arrest and Re-Detention)
Article 214-4 (Confiscation of Bail Money)
Article 215 (Seizure, Search and, Inspection)
Article 216 (Compulsory Disposition without Warrant)
Article 217 (Compulsory Disposition without Warrant)
Article 218 (Seizure without Warrant)
Article 218-2 (Return or Temporary Return of Seized Articles)
Article 219 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 220 (Urgent Disposition)
Article 221 (Request for Appearance of Third Party)
Article 221-2 (Request for Interrogation of Witness)
Article 221-3 (Commission of Expert Opinion and Request for Confinement for Expert Opinion)
Article 221-4 (Permit of Disposition Necessary for Expert Opinion)
Article 222 (Investigation of Unnaturally Dead Persons)
Article 223 (Persons Entitled to File Criminal Complaint)
Article 224 (Limitation of Criminal Complaint)
Article 225 (Complainants who are Not Victims)
Article 226 (Idem)
Article 227 (Idem)
Article 228 (Designation of Persons Entitled to File Criminal Complainant)
Article 229 (Criminal Complaint by Spouse)
Article 230 (Period of Criminal Complaint)
Article 231 (Several Persons Entitled to File Criminal Complaint)
Article 232 (Revocation of Criminal Complaint)
Article 233 (Indivisibility of Criminal Complaint)
Article 234 (Accusation)
Article 235 (Limitation of Accusation)
Article 236 (Criminal Complaints by Proxy)
Article 237 (Methods of Criminal Complaints or Accusations)
Article 238 (Criminal Complaints or Accusations and Measures taken by Senior Judicial Police Officers)
Article 239 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 240 (Self-Denunciation and Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 241 (Interrogation of Criminal Suspect)
Article 242 (Matters concerning Interrogation of Criminal Suspect)
Article 243 (Interrogation of Criminal Suspect and Attendant)
Article 243-2 (Defense Counsel's Participation)
Article 244 (Formation of Protocol concerning Interrogation of Criminal Suspect)
Article 244-2 (Video Recording of Criminal Suspect's Statements)
Article 244-3 (Announcement of Right to Refuse to Make Statements and Other Rights)
Article 244-4 (Recording of Investigation Process)
Article 244-5 (Special Rules for Those who Need Special Protection including Disabled Persons)
Article 245 (Cross Examination)
Article 245-2 (Participation of Professional Investigative Adviser)
Article 245-3 (Designation of Professional Investigative Adviser)
Article 245-4 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
CHAPTER II PUBLIC PROSECUTION
Article 246 (Principle of Public Prosecution by State)
Article 247 (Principle of Discretionary Indictment)
Article 248 (Effect of Public Prosecution)
Article 249 (Limitation Periods for Public Prosecution)
Article 250 (Two or More Penalties and Period for Indictment)
Article 251 (Increase or Decrease of Penalty and Limitation Periods)
Article 252 (Commencement of Limitation Periods)
Article 253 (Suspension of Limitation Period and Its Effect)
Article 253-2 (Exclusion from Application of Prescription for Public Prosecution)
Article 254 (Methods of Instituting Public Prosecution and Bill of Indictment)
Article 255 (Withdrawal of Public Prosecution)
Article 256 (Commitment to Other Jurisdiction)
Article 256-2 (Transfer of Cases to Military Prosecutors)
Article 257 (Cases upon Criminal Complaints, etc.)
Article 258 (Disposition to Complainant)
Article 259 (Notice not to Institute Public Prosecution to Complainant)
Article 259-2 (Notice to Victims)
Article 260 (Application for Adjudication)
Article 261 (Disposition by Chief Prosecutor of District Prosecutors’ Office or of its Branch Office)
Article 262 (Examination and Ruling)
Article 262-2 (Restriction on Inspection and Copying of Case Record of Application for Adjudication)
Article 262-3 (Liability for Expenses)
Article 262-4 (Interruption of Prescriptive Period for Public Prosecution)
Article 263 Deleted.
Article 264 (Application by Proxy, and Effect and Rescission of Application Requested by One Person)
Article 264-2 (Restriction on Revocation of Public Prosecution)
Article 265 Deleted.
CHAPTER III TRIAL
SECTION 1 Preparation of and Procedures for Trial
Article 266 (Service of Copy of Bill of Indictment)
Article 266-2 (Submission of Written Opinion)
Article 266-3 (Inspection and Copying of Documents and Articles in Custody of Prosecutor Subsequent to Indictment)
Article 266-4 (Court Ruling on Inspection or Copying)
Article 266-5 (Preparatory Proceedings Prior to Trial)
Article 266-6 (Submission of Written Statements for Trial Preparation)
Article 266-7 (Preparatory Hearing Date)
Article 266-8 (Attendance of Prosecutor and Defense Counsel)
Article 266-9 (Matters Relating to Preparatory Hearing)
Article 266-10 (Confirmation of Results from Preparatory Hearing)
Article 266-11 (Inspection and Copying of Documents in Custody of Defendant or Defense Counsel)
Article 266-12 (Grounds for Closing Preparatory Proceedings)
Article 266-13 (Effect of Closing of Preparatory Proceedings)
Article 266-14 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
Article 266-15 (Preparatory Proceedings During Trial)
Article 266-16 (Prohibition on Abuse of Inspected or Copied Documents)
Article 267 (Designation of Date of Trial)
Article 267-2 (Concentrative Examination)
Article 268 (Assumption of Service of Summons)
Article 269 (Postponement Period before First Trial)
Article 270 (Change of Date of Trial)
Article 271 (Submission of Materials Giving Causes for Absence)
Article 272 (Reference to Public Offices, etc.)
Article 273 (Investigation of Evidence before Date of Trial)
Article 274 (Submission of Evidence by Party before Date of Trial)
Article 275 (Hearing in Court Room)
Article 275-2 (Presumption of Innocence)
Article 275-3 (Principle of Oral Pleading)
Article 276 (Right for Attendance of Criminal Defendant)
Article 276-2 (Special Rules for Those who Need Special Protection including Disabled Persons)
Article 277 (Minor Cases, etc. and Non-appearance of Criminal Defendant)
Article 277-2 (Refusal of Appearance of Criminal Defendant and Trial Proceedings)
Article 278 (Absence of Prosecutor)
Article 279 (Procedure Lead of Presiding Judge)
Article 279-2 (Participation of Professional Examiners)
Article 279-3 (Revocation of Decision on Professional Examiner's Participation)
Article 279-4 (Designation of Professional Examiners)
Article 279-5 (Exclusion of and Challenge against Professional Examiner)
Article 279-6 (Power of Assigned Judge)
Article 279-7 (Offense of Divulgence of Secrets)
Article 279-8 (Legal Fiction of Public Official for Application of Penalty Provisions)
Article 280 (Prohibition of Body Restriction in Court)
Article 281 (Duty of Criminal Defendant to Remain in Court and Court Police)
Article 282 (Required Defense)
Article 283 (Court-Appointed Defense Counsel)
Article 283-2 (Criminal Defendant's Right to Remain Silent)
Article 284 (Identification Question)
Article 285 (Opening Statement of Prosecutor)
Article 286 (Opening Statement of Criminal Defendant)
Article 286-2 (Ruling on Summary Trial Procedures)
Article 286-3 (Cancellation of Ruling)
Article 287 (Presiding Judge's Organization of Issues and Statements of Prosecutor and Defense Counsel concerning Evidence)
Article 288 Deleted.
Article 289 Deleted.
Article 290 (Examination of Evidence)
Article 291 (Idem)
Article 291-2 (Order of Examination of Evidence)
Article 292 (Examination Method of Documentary Evidence)
Article 292-2 (Examination Method of Evidential Materials)
Article 292-3 (Examination Method of Miscellaneous Evidence)
Article 293 (Result of Examination of Evidence and Opinion of Criminal Defendant)
Article 294 (Parties' Motion for Evidence)
Article 294-2 (Right of Victim to Make Statements)
Article 294-3 (Non-disclosure of Victim's Statements)
Article 294-4 (Victim's Inspection and Copying of Litigation Record)
Article 295 (Ruling on Application for Evidence)
Article 296 (Objection on Examination of Evidence)
Article 296-2 (Examination of Criminal Defendant)
Article 297 (Withdrawal of Criminal Defendant, etc. from Court)
Article 297-2 (Examination of Evidences in Summary Trial Procedures)
Article 298 (Amendments to Bill of Indictment)
Article 299 (Restriction on Unnecessary Oral Proceedings, etc.)
Article 300 (Separate or Joint Oral Proceedings)
Article 301 (Renewal of Proceedings)
Article 301-2 (Cancellation on Summary Trial Procedure and Renewal of Proceedings)
Article 302 (Opinion of Prosecutor after Examination of Evidence)
Article 303 (Final Statement of Criminal Defendant)
Article 304 (Objection on Disposition by Presiding Judge)
Article 305 (Re-Opening of Pleadings)
Article 306 (Suspension of Procedures of Trial)
SECTION 2 Evidence
Article 307 (No Evidence No Trial Principle)
Article 308 (Principle of Free Evaluation of Evidence)
Article 308-2 (Exclusion of Evidence Illegally Obtained)
Article 309 (Probative Value of Confession Caused by Duress, etc.)
Article 310 (Evidence against Defendant)
Article 310-2 (Hearsay Evidence and Limitation of Probative Value of Evidence)
Article 311 (Protocols of Court or Judge)
Article 312 (Protocol, etc. Prepared by Prosecutor or Senior Judicial Police Officer)
Article 313 (Statement, etc.)
Article 314 (Exception to Admissibility of Evidence)
Article 315 (Documents Admitted Ipso Facto Evidence)
Article 316 (Statement of Hearsay)
Article 317 (Voluntary Statements)
Article 318 (Agreement of Parties and Probative Value of Evidence)
Article 318-2 (Evidence for Challenging Admissibility of Evidence)
Article 318-3 (Exceptions to Probative Value of Evidence in Summary Trial Procedures)
SECTION 3 Judgment of Trial
Article 318-4 (Sentencing)
Article 319 (Judgment of Incompetence)
Article 320 (Incompetency of Territorial Jurisdiction)
Article 321 (Pronouncement of Punishment and Matters to be Pronounced)
Article 322 (Remission of Penalty and Judgment of Suspension of Pronouncement of Punishment)
Article 323 (Reason to be Indicated in Judgment)
Article 324 (Notice of Appeal)
Article 325 (Judgment of Not Guilty)
Article 326 (Judgment of Acquittal of Prosecution)
Article 327 (Judgment Rejecting Public Prosecution)
Article 328 (Ruling on Rejection of Public Prosecution)
Article 329 (Withdrawal of Public Prosecution and Reinstitution of Public Prosecution)
Article 330 (Judgment without Oral Statement of Criminal Defendant)
Article 331 (Pronouncement of Judgment of "Not Guilty" and Effect of Warrant of Detention)
Article 332 (Pronouncement of Confiscation and Seized Articles)
Article 333 (Returning of Property, Obtained though Crimes against Property, under Seizure)
Article 334 (Judgment of Provisional Payment)
Article 335 (Procedure for Rescission of Suspension of Execution)
Article 336 (Procedure to be Determined in Concurrent Crime)
Article 337 (Judgment of Extinction of Punishment)
PART III APPEALS
CHAPTER I COMMON PROVISIONS
Article 338 (Persons Entitled to Lodge Appeal)
Article 339 (Persons Entitled to Lodge Complaint)
Article 340 (Appeal Lodged by Persons Other than Parties)
Article 341 (Idem)
Article 342 (Appeal against Part of Decision)
Article 343 (Period of Appeal)
Article 344 (Special Rules for Persons in Prison or Detention House)
Article 345 (Persons Entitled to Application for Appeal)
Article 346 (Form of Application for Recovery of Right of Appeal)
Article 347 (Immediate Complaints for Recovery of Right of Appeal)
Article 348 (Application for Recovery of Appeal and Suspension of Execution)
Article 349 (Waiver and Withdrawal of Appeal)
Article 350 (Waiver of Appeal and Consent of Legal Representative)
Article 351 (Withdrawal of Appeal and Consent of Criminal Defendant)
Article 352 (Method of Waiver of Appeal)
Article 353 (Jurisdiction on Waiver, etc. of Appeal)
Article 354 (Prohibition to Re-Appeal after Waiver)
Article 355 (Special Rules for Criminal Defendant in Prison)
Article 356 (Waiver, Relinquishment of Appeal and Notice to Party)
CHAPTER II APPEALS ON POINTS OF FACT AND LAW
Article 357 (Judgment Subject to Appeal)
Article 358 (Time-Limit for Appeal)
Article 359 (Method of Appeal)
Article 360 (Ruling on Dismissal of Appeal by Lower Court)
Article 361 (Delivery of Records of Trial and Articles of Evidence)
Article 361-2 (Acceptance of Records of Trial and Notification thereof)
Article 361-3 (Statement of Reasons for Appeal and Answer)
Article 361-4 (Ruling on Dismissal of Appeal)
Article 361-5 (Reasons for Appeal)
Article 362 (Ruling on Dismissal of Appeal)
Article 363 (Ruling on Rejection of Public Prosecution)
Article 364 (Judgment by Appellate Court)
Article 364-2 (Quashing Judgment for Joint Criminal Defendant)
Article 365 (Presence of Criminal Defendant)
Article 366 (Return of Case to Lower Court)
Article 367 (Transfer of Case to Competent Court)
Article 368 (Prohibition of Judgment Disadvantageous to Defendant)
Article 369 (Form of Entry of Written Decisions)
Article 370 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
CHAPTER III FINAL APPEALS
Article 371 (Judgment Subject to Final Appeals)
Article 372 (Direct Appeal to Supreme Court from District Court)
Article 373 (Appeal to High Court and Direct Appeal to Supreme Court from District Court)
Article 374 (Period Allowed for Final Appeal)
Article 375 (Methods of Filing of Final Appeal)
Article 376 (Ruling on Dismissal of Final Appeal by Lower Court)
Article 377 (Delivery of Records of Trial and Articles of Evidence)
Article 378 (Receiving Records of Trial and Notification)
Article 379 (Statement of Reasons for Final Appeal and Written Answer)
Article 380 (Ruling on Dismissal of Final Appeal)
Article 381 (Idem)
Article 382 (Ruling on Rejection of Public Prosecution)
Article 383 (Reasons for Final Appeal)
Article 384 (Scope of Adjudication)
Article 385 Deleted.
Article 386 (Qualification of Defense Counsel)
Article 387 (Ability of Argument)
Article 388 (Form of Argument)
Article 389 (Absence, etc. of Defense Counsel)
Article 389-2 (Summon of Criminal Defendant)
Article 390 (Judgment by Paper Hearings)
Article 391 (Quashing of Judgment of Lower Courts)
Article 392 (Quashing for Joint Criminal Defendant)
Article 393 (Dismissal of Public Prosecution and Judgment of Returning)
Article 394 (Recognition of Jurisdiction and Judgment of Transfer)
Article 395 (Jurisdiction Erroneously Refused)
Article 396 (Judgment of Quashing)
Article 397 (Return or Transfer to Lower Court)
Article 398 (Form of Entry of Written Decisions)
Article 399 (Applicable Provisions)
Article 400 (Request for Amendment of Judgment)
Article 401 (Judgment for Amendment)
CHAPTER IV COMPLAINTS
Article 402 (Judgment Subject to Complaints)
Article 403 (Complaints against Rulings Prior to Judgment)
Article 404 (Time to File Ordinary Complaint)
Article 405 (Period Allowed for Immediate Complaint)
Article 406 (Procedure for Complaints)
Article 407 (Ruling on Dismissal of Complaint by Lower Court)
Article 408 (Ruling on Renewal by Lower Court)
Article 409 (Suspension of Execution and Ordinary Complaint)
Article 410 (Immediate Complaint and Effect of Suspension of Execution)
Article 411 (Delivery of Records of Trial)
Article 412 (Statement by Prosecutor)
Article 413 (Ruling on Dismissal of Complaint)
Article 414 (Dismissal of Complaint and Recognition of Reasons for Complaint)
Article 415 (Further Complaint)
Article 416 (Quasi-Complaint)
Article 417 (Idem)
Article 418 (Form of Quasi-Complaint)
Article 419 (Applicable Provisions)
PART IV SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
CHAPTER I REOPENING OF PROCEDURES
Article 420 (Reopening of Procedures)
Article 421 (Idem)
Article 422 (Evidence in Finally Binding Judgment)
Article 423 (Jurisdiction over Reopening of Procedure)
Article 424 (Persons Entitled to Request Reopening Procedure)
Article 425 (Reopening of Procedure to be Requested only by Prosecutor)
Article 426 (Selection of Defense Counsel)
Article 427 (Time to Request Reopening of Procedure)
Article 428 (Reopening of Procedure and Effect of Suspension of Execution)
Article 429 (Withdrawal of Request for Reopening of Procedure)
Article 430 (Special Rules for Prisoners)
Article 431 (Investigation of Facts)
Article 432 (Ruling on Reopening of Procedure and Opening of Party)
Article 433 (Ruling on Dismissal of Request)
Article 434 (Idem)
Article 435 (Ruling for Commencing Reopening of Procedure)
Article 436 (Concurrence of Request and Ruling on Dismissal of Request)
Article 437 (Immediate Complaints)
Article 438 (Judgment for Reopening of Procedure)
Article 439 (No Imposition of Heavier Punishment)
Article 440 (Notification of Judgment "Not Guilty")
CHAPTER II EXTRAORDINARY APPEALS
Article 441 (Reasons for Extraordinary Appeal)
Article 442 (Form of Extraordinary Appeal)
Article 443 (Date for Trial)
Article 444 (Scope of Investigation and Investigation of Facts)
Article 445 (Judgment of Dismissal)
Article 446 (Judgment of Quashing)
Article 447 (Effect of Judgment)
CHAPTER III SUMMARY PROCEDURES
Article 448 (Issuance of Summary Order)
Article 449 (Demand for Summary Order)
Article 450 (Ordinary Adjudication)
Article 451 (Form of Summary Order)
Article 452 (Notification of Summary Order)
Article 453 (Demand for Formal Trial)
Article 454 (Withdrawal of Demand for Formal Trial)
Article 455 (Ruling on Dismissal)
Article 456 (Nullification of Summary Order)
Article 457 (Effect of Summary Order)
Article 457-2 (Prohibition of Judgment Disadvantageous to Criminal Defendant)
Article 458 (Provisions Applicable Mutatis Mutandis)
PART V EXECUTION OF DECISION
Article 459 (Final Binding and Execution of Trial)
Article 460 (Direction of Execution)
Article 461 (Method of Direction of Execution)
Article 462 (Order of Execution of Penalty)
Article 463 (Execution of Death Penalty)
Article 464 (Conclusion of Judgment of Death Penalty and Submission of Records of Trial)
Article 465 (Time to Order Execution of Death Penalty)
Article 466 (Period of Execution of Death Penalty)
Article 467 (Presence in Execution of Death Penalty)
Article 468 (Protocol of Execution of Death Penalty)
Article 469 (Suspension of Death Penalty)
Article 470 (Suspension of Execution of Imprisonment)
Article 471 (Idem)
Article 471-2 (Deliberative Committee on Suspension of Execution of Penalty)
Article 472 (Suspension of Execution of Costs of Trial)
Article 473 (Summon for Execution)
Article 474 (Method and Effect of Warrant of Execution of Punishment)
Article 475 (Execution of Warrant of Execution of Punishment)
Article 476 (Execution of Penalty concerning Qualification)
Article 477 (Execution of Penalty concerning Property)
Article 477 (Execution of Penalty concerning Property)
Article 478 (Execution for Estate of Inheritance)
Article 479 (Execution for Juristic Person after Merger)
Article 480 (Arrangement of Execution of Provisional Payment of Detention)
Article 481 (Execution of Provisional Payment and Execution of Principal Punishment)
Article 482 (Inclusion of Number of Detention Days, etc. before Conclusion of Judgment)
Article 483 (Disposition of Confiscated Goods)
Article 484 (Delivery of Confiscated Goods)
Article 485 (Indication of Forgery)
Article 486 (Incapable Payment and Notification)
Article 487 (Application for Exemption of Costs of Trial)
Article 488 (Request for Doubt)
Article 489 (Request for Objection)
Article 490 (Withdrawal of Requests)
Article 491 (Immediate Complaint)
Article 492 (Execution of Detention in Workhouse)
Article 493 (Costs of Execution to be Charged)