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Lectures on Criminal Law (The Indian Penal Code, 1860)

Lectures on Criminal Law (The Indian Penal Code, 1860)

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  • Author(s): Prof. Dr. Rega Surya Rao
  • Brand: Asia Law House
  • Edition: 2 Ed Rp 2021
  • ISBN 13 9789390227686
  • Approx. Pages 402 + Contents
  • Format Paperback
  • Approx. Product Size 24 x 18 cms
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Description
Law is an instrument  that regulates human conduct. Through the instrumentality of law, the State maintains law and order and ensures social security. The law is classified into various branches namely Private Law, Public Law, Substantive Law, Procedural Law etc. The Law of Crimes or Criminal Law is one of the most important branches of the Public Law. It helps the State om the Administration of Criminal Justice. IT is broadly categorized under two heads name;y, (1) Substantive Law of crimes defines various offences and prescribes punishments for the respective offences and was enacted in 1860 as the Indian Penal Code, 1860. Whereas the procedural law of crimes provides mechanism for the enforcement of the Criminal Law,  which was enacted as the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, studied as a separate subject, Criminal Law-II. The present subject Criminal Law-I (The Indian Penal Code, 1860) deals with substantive law of crimes. It came into force from 1st January, 1862. It defines various offences and prescribes punishments for the respective offences. Before passing of the Indian Penal Code, Mohammedan/Muslim Criminal Law was in practice and was applied both to the Muslims and Hindus.
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Contents
I.    Introduction
Part -I
General (Principles & Defences Principles)

II.   Crime: Meaning, Definition and Nature
III.  Elements of Crime
IV.  Stages in Commission of a Crime
V.   Theories and Kinds of Punishment
VI.  Joint Liability (Common Intention and Common Object)
VII. Abetment (Section 107-120)
VIII. Criminal Conspiracy
IX.  Vicarious Liability
X.   Jurisdiction (Sections 1- 5)
XI.  General Exceptions 'Or' General Defences
Part - II
Specific Offences

XII. Offences Affecting Human Body
XIII. Offences Against Property
XIV. Offences Relating to Marriage (Sections - 493-498)
XV.  Cruelty by Husband or Relatives of Husband (Section 498A)
XVI. Defamation (Sections 499-502)
XVII. Offences Against the State (Waging War, Sedition etc.: Sections 121-130)
XVIII. Offences Against the Public Tranquility (Sections 141-160)
XIX.  False Evidence and Offences Against Public Justice (Sections 191-229A)
XX.  Offences Affecting Public Health, Safety, Convenience, Decency and Morals (Sections 268-294 A)
XXI. Offences Relating to Coin and Government Stamps (Sections 230-263 A)
University Question Papers
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Author Details
Prof. Dr. Rega Surya Rao,
S/o. Late Appa Rao is the youngest brother of Prof. Rega Jaganmohan Rao, Retd. Principal, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar University College of Law, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He hails from Salur, Vizianagaram District of Andhra Pradesh. After successful completion of his B.L. from Andhra University, he dis M.L. in Constitutional Law and International Law in Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati and secured First Rank (August 1983). He did his Ph.D in Law on the topic entitled "Legal Regulation of Industrial Disputes in Indian Shipbuilding Industry with special reference to Hindustan Shipyard Limited, Visakhapatnam" under the joint guidance of Prof. Dr. N. S. Jagannadha Rao, LL.M., Ph.D., D.Litt (Law), Retd. Professor, Head P.G. Dept. of Law, Barhampur University, and Prof. Dr. B.S. Murty, Retd. Professor, head and Chairman Board of Studies, Dept. of Human Resource Management, Andhra University and was awarded the Ph.D in February 1999, by the Berhampur University, Odisha. During his college days, he participated in a number of English Debate Competitions (Intero Collegiate and Inter-University) and won prizes and acclamation. He worked as  Lectures in Law, in Sir, C.R. Reddy Law College, Eluru, Andhra Pradesh for nearly 18 years and has been working as principal, Priyadarshini Dnyan Prabhodhini Sanstha's Law College (Aided), Phaltan, Maharashtra, since 01-01-2004 to till date.
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