Non-Cognizable Offences

Non-cognizable offences are those offences in which the police officer may arrest only after being duly authorized by a warrant. Non-cognizable offences are, generally, relatively less serious offences than cognizable offence. NON- COGNIZABLE OFFENCE Non cognizable offences are those, where a police officer cannot arrest without a warrant. In such offences for arrest, all the steps … Read moreNon-Cognizable Offences

Cognizable Offence

Cognizable offences are those offences for which a police officer may arrest without court mandated warrant in accordance with the first schedule of the code. COGNIZABLE OFFENCE Cognizable offences are those where a police officer can arrest without warrant. And such cases, after arrest has been made, the accused will be produced before a magistrate, … Read moreCognizable Offence

FIR : First Information Report – Section 154 CrPC

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An information given under sub-section (1) of section 154 CrPC is commonly known as first information report (FIR) though this term is not used in the Criminal Procedure Code (in short CrPC). It is the earliest and the first information of a cognizable offence recorded by an officer-in-charge of a police station. It sets the … Read moreFIR : First Information Report – Section 154 CrPC

Punishment for sexual harassment

Sexual harassment and punishment for sexual harassment. Section 354 A. (a) A man committing any of the following acts— i. physical contact and advances involving unwelcome and explicit sexual overtures; or ii. a demand or request for sexual favors; or iii. showing pornography against the will of a woman; or iv. making sexually colored remarks, … Read morePunishment for sexual harassment

Difference between Criminal Law and Civil Law

The main difference between criminal law and civil law are:- According to William Geldart, Introduction to English Law 146 (D.C.M. Yardley ed., 9th ed. 1984). “The difference between civil law and criminal law turns on the difference between two different objects which law seeks to pursue – redress or punishment. The object of civil law … Read moreDifference between Criminal Law and Civil Law

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