Normally, once the cognizance has been taken, the case proceeds and after full trial, results in conviction, acquittal or discharge of the accused. However, there are circumstances when it is not desirable to adopt the course of full trial. In some situations, the further trial becomes impossible or infructuous. These circumstances and situations when a criminal case can be disposed off without full trial are :
- Criminal proceedings barred by Limitation
- A person once tried and acquitted or convicted for an offence, can not be tried again for the same offence again. Section 300 Cr.P.C. and also Article 20(2) of Constitution of India.
Criminal law governs crimes, including felonies and misdemeanors. Crimes are generally referred to as offenses against the state. The standard of proof for crimes is “beyond a reasonable doubt.” For information on particular crimes or issues surrounding the criminal law, please select from one of the topics below.
Criminal law in India means offenses against the state, it includes felonies and misdemeanors. The standard of proof for crimes is “beyond a reasonable doubt.” Criminal law is governed by Indian penal Code, Crpc, evicence Act etc.
A body of rules and statutes that defines conduct prohibited by the government because it threatens and harms public safety and welfare and that establishes punishment to be imposed for the commission of such acts.