Criminal Law

Criminal Law Update: January- June 2016

The developments in criminal justice system is important for the knowledge of society at large as the law and order is an issue that concerns all of us.

Published :
May 26, 2016
Practice Area :
Criminal Law
Law relating to Victim Compensation

Every crime produces a victim(s). The victims are generally considered as mere informants or witnesses in criminal trials, assisting the State in its endeavor to punish offenders, are now becoming the focal points of our criminal justice system. Victim compensation is an important discussion in this article.

Published :
December 10, 2015
Practice Area :
Criminal Law
Law relating to the Right of a Victim of an Offence to File an Appeal

An appeal is creature of statute and only exists where expressly given. Hence, it is not a natural or inherent right but a creature of statute. In criminal law, the provision which makes this law is section 372 of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1973 (“CrPC”) amended recently which conferred upon victims, the right of appeal.

Published :
November 4, 2015
Practice Area :
Criminal Law
Law relating to Cheque Bounce Matters

In a simplified term, cheque is an order to bank to pay someone/payee or holder in due course, on your behalf. A cheque is paid to the person who is known as Payee and is never paid before the date mentioned on it. At present, cheque is valid only for three months

Published :
August 10, 2015
Practice Area :
Criminal Law