Criminal

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Criminal

General Provisions for Granting and rejecting Bail by Criminal Courts in India

Keywords:-Bail- Bond- Sureties-Under Trial prisoners-Discharge from Custody Provisions under special Acts Provisions under Criminal Code  Chapter XXXIII - Provisions as to Bail and Bonds 436. In what cases bail to be taken (1) When any person other than a person accused of a non-bailable offence is arrested or detained without warrant by an officer in charge… Continue reading General Provisions for Granting and rejecting Bail by Criminal Courts in India

Criminal

Transfer of Criminal Case from one Court to another Court by Superior Court

Cr. P.C ⇒ Chapter XXXI -  Transfer of Criminal Cases 406. Power of Supreme Court to transfer cases and appeals (1) Whenever it is made to appear to the Supreme Court that an order under this section is expedient for the ends of justice, it may direct that any particular case or appeal be transferred from… Continue reading Transfer of Criminal Case from one Court to another Court by Superior Court

TRIAL

Ordinary Provisions for Inquiry and Trials before Criminal Courts in India

 Cr.P.C - Chapter XXIV-  General Provisions as to Inquiries and Trials [sec 300 to 327] 300. Person once convicted or acquitted not to be tried for same offence (1) A person who has once been tried by a Court of competent jurisdiction for an offence and convicted or acquitted of such offence shall, while such conviction or… Continue reading Ordinary Provisions for Inquiry and Trials before Criminal Courts in India

Criminal

Taking Cognizance of the offence by Judicial magistrate having Jurisdiction over the matter

Cr.P.C - Chapter XIV  -  Conditions Requisite for Initiation of Proceedings [taking Cognizance ][Sec 190 to 199] 190. Cognizance of offences by Magistrates (1) Subject to the provisions of this Chapter, any Magistrate of the first class, and any Magistrate of the second class specially empowered in this behalf under sub-section (2), may take cognizance of any… Continue reading Taking Cognizance of the offence by Judicial magistrate having Jurisdiction over the matter

Criminal

Breach of peace in connection with Immovable Property and Power of Executive Magistrate

Keywords:-dispute concerning land or water-appoint  of receiver-local inquiry Provisions under Cr.P.C [Sec 145 to 148] 145. Procedure where dispute concerning land or water is likely to cause breach of peace (1) Whenever an Executive Magistrate is satisfied from a report of a police officer or upon other information that a dispute likely to cause a breach… Continue reading Breach of peace in connection with Immovable Property and Power of Executive Magistrate

Criminal

Handling Public Nuisance in India

Provisions under Cr.P.C [Sec 133 to 143] 133. Conditional order for removal of nuisance (1) Whenever a District Magistrate or a Sub-divisional Magistrate or any other Executive Magistrate specially empowered in this behalf by the State Government on receiving the report of a police officer or other information and on taking such evidence (if any) as… Continue reading Handling Public Nuisance in India

Criminal

Executive Magistrates in India

Under Code of Criminal Procedure -1973 [Ch-2] 20. Executive Magistrates (1) In every district and in every metropolitan area. The State Government may appoint as many persons as it thinks fit to be Executive Magistrates and shall appoint one of them to be the District Magistrate. (2) The State Government may appoint any Executive Magistrate to be… Continue reading Executive Magistrates in India

CIVIL

Office of the Prosecutor and Prosecution of Criminal Cases in India

 Under Code of Criminal Procedure -1973 [Sec 24 to 25A] 24. Public Prosecutors (1) For every High Court, the Central Government or the State Government shall, after consultation with the High Court, appoint a Public Prosecutor and may also appoint one or more Additional Public Prosecutor, for conducting in such Court, any prosecution, appeal or other… Continue reading Office of the Prosecutor and Prosecution of Criminal Cases in India