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criminal law

a body of rules which the State imposes upon individuals for the protection of other individuals and to restrain antisocial behaviour. Criminal law covers such crimes as theft and fraud. Prosecution of the accused is at the instance of the State and could result in imprisonment or fines as a punishment if the accused is found guilty.
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There were alleged of assaulting two people identified as Ayodele Opeyemi and Lawal Abideen and thereby committing an offence punishable under section 171 of the Criminal Law of Lagos State 2015 and also threatening violence by using dangerous weapons to chase away workers from the said price of land and thereby committed offenses punishable under section 56(1) of the Criminal Law of Lagos State of Nigeria.
The growth of the firm's criminal law team coincides with warnings from the Law Society that a "chronic" lack of duty solicitors may result in innocent people being found guilty.
She said in the Criminal Law (Amendment) bill "Imprisonment of either description for a term which would not be less than fourteen years and may be extended up to twenty years with one million rupees.
She said in the Criminal Law (Amendment) bill 'Imprisonment of either description for a term which would not be less than fourteen years and may be extended up to twenty years with one million rupees.
ISLAMABAD -- Senator Sitara Ayaz Monday said that the Criminal Law (Amendment )Bill was still pending in upper house
The principles of criminal law stem from supra-legislative norms and their concrete content is contoured and determined by the European practice used for the protection of human rights.
Summary: New Delhi [India], August 7 (ANI): The Parliament on Monday passed the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill, 2018 which ensures stringent punishment for those convicted of raping girls below 12 years of age.
For example, Ateneo de Manila University (with a total of 156 Bar candidates, an overall passing rate of 85.26% for first time Bar candidates, and 83.44% for both first timers and repeaters) had a passing rate of 96.32% in Civil Law and only 53.37% in Criminal Law.
Policing is central to the operation of the modern criminal law, and
The Criminal Law Section is seeking nominations for the 2018 Selig I.
Criminal law as such is among the most crucial branches of law.

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