What is warrant-case?

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If the case appears to be a warrant case, he may issue a warrant or summons, as he sees fit. Section 2(x) of the Code defines warrant-case as, a case relating to an Offence punishable with death, imprisonment for life or imprisonment for a term exceeding two years.

What is summons-case?

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Under Section 204 of the code, a Magistrate taking cognizance of an offence is to issue summons for the attendance of the accused if the case is a summons case. Section 2(w) of the Code defines summons-case as, a case relating to an Offence, and not being a warrant-case.