Criminal Procedure Code

The Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC) is an important and comprehensive legislation in India that is used to regulate criminal proceedings. It sets forth the procedures and rules that should be followed in the investigation and prosecution of offences. The code is divided into two parts – the substantive part that deals with offences and punishments, and the procedural part that governs the actual procedure of investigation and trial. The code also contains special provisions for the prevention of offences, protection of children, juveniles, and women, powers of police officers, and other related matters. Its provisions are applicable to the whole of India, and are enforced by the police and the courts

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INSTITUTION OF SUITS

INSTITUTION OF SUITS

Section 26: Institution of Suits: Section 26 of the CPC lays down the requirements for the institution of suits. It states that every suit shall be instituted by presenting a plaint to the court. The plaint should contain the necessary facts, grounds, and reliefs...

JURISDICTION OF CIVIL COURTS (SECTION 9)

JURISDICTION OF CIVIL COURTS (SECTION 9)

Introduction:  In the vast realm of civil litigation, Section 9 of the Civil Procedure Code (CPC) holds significant importance. This section deals with the jurisdiction of civil courts in India.  Concept of Jurisdiction:  Jurisdiction refers to the authority of a...

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DECREE, ORDER AND JUDGMENT

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN DECREE, ORDER AND JUDGMENT

 Decree : Decree is a final and conclusive adjudication that determines the rights and liabilities of   the parties involved in a suit.  It can be passed in both original and appellate jurisdictions. It can be executed as it is or enforced through legal means....

JURISDICTION OF CIVIL COURTS (SECTION 9)

JURISDICTION OF CIVIL COURTS (SECTION 9)

 Introduction: In the vast realm of civil litigation, Section 9 of the Civil Procedure Code (CPC) holds significant importance. This section deals with the jurisdiction of civil courts in India.  Concept of Jurisdiction:  Jurisdiction refers to the authority of a...

INHERENT POWER OF HIGH COURT (SECTION 482)

INHERENT POWER OF HIGH COURT (SECTION 482)

INTRODUCTION Justice, fairness, and equality stand as the guiding pillars of Indian law, with the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) serving as a crucial instrument in regulating the nation's criminal justice system. Section 482, situated within the 37th Chapter of the...

LIMITATIONS FOR TAKING COGNIZANCE OF OFFENSES (SECTIONS 467-473) 

LIMITATIONS FOR TAKING COGNIZANCE OF OFFENSES (SECTIONS 467-473) 

INTRODUCTION Criminal law, encompassing procedural and substantive branches, plays a vital role in maintaining societal order. The procedural aspect, outlined in the Code of Criminal Procedure, ensures the effective implementation of substantive criminal law. This...