Mere pendency of a civil proceeding concerning the matter involved is no bar to initiation of criminal proceeding provided the action complained amounts to a criminal offence.
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.