The word revision is not defined in the code. The provisions for revision under the Criminal Procedure Code, 1973 are given under sections 397 to 405.
Under section 397 of the Criminal Procedure Code, the High Court and Court of Session have been empowered to call for and examine the records of any proceeding and satisfy oneself as to the:
Section 164 of the Criminal Procedure Code deals with the magistrate’s power to record a confession and other statements. The confession so recorded can be used as substantive evidence. In this law note, let us study the statements and confessions under section 164 CrPC.
A confession is a statement in which the suspect acknowledges his guilt of a crime.
A statement is the declaration of matter of fact.