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BA LL.B (Hons.) 5 Year IV Law of Crime – II (Cr.P.C)  

 

LAW OF CRIME – II (Criminal Procedure Code)

Module – I            Introduction

  • Definitions
  • Constitution & Powers of Criminal Courts & Offices
  • Arrest of Persons & Rights of arrested persons
  • Processes to Compel appearance of persons
  1. Summons
  2. Warrant
  3. Proclamation & Attachment of Property
    • Processes to Compel production of things
  4. Summons to Produce & Search Warrants
  5. General provisions relating to Search

Module – II           Pre-Trial Proceedings

  • Information to Police & their Powers to investigate
  • Jurisdiction of Criminal Courts in Inquiries &Trials
  • Conditions requisite for Initiation of proceedings
  • Complaints to Magistrates
  • Commencement of proceedings before Magistrates
  • Provisions as to Bail & Bonds

Module – III         Trial Proceedings

  • Framing of Charge & Joinder of Charges
  • Trial before a Court of Session
  • Trial of Warrant cases by Magistrates
  • Trial of Summons cases by Magistrates
  • Summary Trials
  • Evidence in Inquiries & Trials& General provisions

Module – IV         Miscellaneous

  • Appeals
  • Reference & Revision
  • Transfer of Criminal cases & Execution, Suspension, Remission & Commutation of Sentences
  • Irregular Proceedings & Limitation for taking Cognizance of certain offences
  • Plea Bargaining

 

Suggested Reading: 

  1. N. Chandrasekharan Pillai, R.V. Kelkar’s Lectures on Criminal Procedure, Eastern Book Company, 2013
  2. N. Chandrasekharan Pillai, Criminal Procedure, Eastern Book Company, 2004
  3. Aiyer, Mitter, Law of Bails- Practice and Procedure, Law Publishers(India) Pvt. Ltd., 2012
  4. V. Ramakrishna, Law of Bail, Bonds, Arrest and Custody, Lexis Nexis, 2008
  5. P.K. Majumdar, Law of Bails, Bonds and Arrest, Orient Publication, 2012
  6. Justice P.S. Narayana, Code of Criminal Procedure, ALT Publications, 2012
  7. Bare Act of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973
  8. S.C. Sarkar, The Law of Criminal Procedure, Wadhawa& Co. , Nagpur, 2007
  9. Ratanlal & Dhirajlal, Criminal Procedure, Lexis Nexis Butterworths Wadhwa,Nagpur, 2012