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Criminal responsibilities and defences under the Nigerian law

C. S. Ola

Criminal responsibilities and defences under the Nigerian law

by C. S. Ola

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Published by CSS Ltd., Europe and USA distributor, African Books Collective Ltd. in Lagos, Oxford .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria.
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal liability -- Nigeria.,
    • Defense (Criminal procedure) -- Nigeria.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementC.S. Ola.
      SeriesCSS law series
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKTA3878 .O43 2001
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 218 p. ;
      Number of Pages218
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3531143M
      ISBN 109782951498
      LC Control Number2001427864
      OCLC/WorldCa49968394

        under English Law (Okonkwo and Naish, ). (The offense of homicide, punishable by death, includes any assault ending in death, regardless of intent. In effect, the crime of manslaughter under the Nigerian Criminal Code is prosecuted as murder under the Maliki Law (Okonkwo and Naish, )). Defence to charge under preceding section. Defilement of girls under sixteen and aboverteen, thi and of idiots. Indecent treatment of girls under sixteen. A. Causing or encouraging the seduction or prostitution of a girl under sixteen. B. Allowing persons under sixteen to be in brothels.

      Elliott and Quinn's Criminal Law 8th edition is an established, reliable and popular textbook, covering English criminal law comprehensively, but concisely. Written firmly with the undergraduate and GDL student in mine, this lively, clear and accurate guide to the law will help you to understand the subject quickly.   this book is an attempt to simplify to the barest minimum the practice and procedure of conducting criminal trials in nigeria courts and thereby make the job of police prosecutors easiers. View.

      msrlawbooks Law of Torts P T O Page 2 5. Defences: Justification, fair comment Innuend and privileges Ch. 8. Trepass to person-Assault and Battery 40 Ch. False imprisonment- . Criminal trials entail diligence quick wittedness and industry on the part of prosecuting counsel. The defense has a thousand tricks to frustrate the trail or to weaken the evidence presented to make it look manifestly unsupportable. A prosecuting counsel must know the law and the criminal procedure to be able to.


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Author: Okany, C. Book: Nigerian. Criminal Responsibilities And Defence Under Nigerian Law. 0 Ratings. This is a simple approach to the concept of crime, criminal law, and criminology.

It traces the history of criminal law and highlights the essential elements of crime. This book is an approved research material for universities, a reference for members of the bar, researchers. Section 24 of the Criminal Code forms the basis of criminal responsibility under Nigerian law.

The effect of the provision under this section is that a person is not criminally responsible for an act or omission which occurs independently of the exercise of his will.

Google ScholarAuthor: A. Kuforiji. In criminal law, all acts or omissions which amount to crimes are not punished at all times. There are situations in which due to the circumstances of the case, some defences can be raised to free the accused from criminal liability.

There are a number of these defences. However, due to constraints of space and [ ]. Laws governing criminal law in Nigeria. Criminal defense is actually governed by 2 different laws. They are: The criminal codes and; The penal codes; The southern part of Nigeria makes use of the criminal code, while the northern part of Nigeria makes use of the penal code (get the criminal lawyer consultation to learn details).

The punishments under criminal law in Nigeria are a forfeiture, fine, caning, imprisonment, and death. The punishment for an offence will depend on the gravity of the offence and how Chapter 1 of the criminal law interprets such an offence. Chapter 5. Chapter 5 bothers on criminal responsibility.

A plethora of criminal defenses exist. Defenses may completely exonerate the criminal defendant, resulting in an acquittal, or reduce the severity of the r 3 “Constitutional Protections” discussed defenses based on the federal Constitution. This chapter reviews the categorization of nonconstitutional criminal defenses, along with the elements of various defenses.

Criminal Law I by National Open University of Nigeria. This Guide offers you in a nutshell, what the Criminal Law is about: it gives you an insight into the course materials which have been deliberately compressed in order to ensure that you are able to cover as much as possible within the given period.

Yemisi Dina, B.A, M.A, LL.B, MLIS, MPPAL is Chief Law Librarian at the Osgoode Hall Law Library, York University, Ontario, Canada. She was formerly Head of Public Services at the Osgoode Hall Law School, York University and worked as Law Librarian at the Adeola Odutola Law Library, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria and Principal Librarian at the Nigerian Law School, Lagos Campus, Nigeria.

Criminal Responsibilities and Defences under the Nigerian Law by Ola C.S. Lagos: CSS Ltd., Mens rea in Statutory Offences in Nigeria by Ola, C.S. Lagos: Malthouse Press, You are in safe hands, why not give us a call today and have us. Although, these Defenses have their own established principles governing their prove before the law court, Insanity as a defense has been given a special treatment under the Nigeria legislation i.e Criminal Code, Administration of Criminal Justice Law of Lagos State, etc and the law courts have devotedly upheld the sacred defense of insanity.

Defences, mitigation and criminal responsibility Introduction 1. This chapter is divided into three parts: a. Part 1 - Defences (paragraphs 4 - 28); b. Part 2 - Mitigation (paragraphs 29 - 31); and c. Part 3 - Criminal responsibility (paragraphs 32 - 44). This chapter provides guidance on these matters to those involved in the.

Criminal Law and Procedure 01 - Introduction Page 4 of 19 a) Formal rules (logical, formal reasoning; principles, definitions) b) Bureaucratic institutions (trial, police, prison) Previously, the trial was the pinnacle of the criminal process, and controlled both the other major parts of the criminal process.

commit crimes. Mistake of law is a limited defence but it can be used with many regulatory offences made to protect public safety or health. If an official provides consent or permission to act, but the act is found in violation of the law, then one may use the defence of mistake of law.

In some cases mistake of law and mistake of fact coexist. History and Sources of Nigerian Criminal Law. 3: Homicide Act 5 consent consequence conspiracy constitute convicted Court of Appeal Crim crime Criminal Code criminal law Criminal Procedure Act criminal responsibility deceased defence duty English law evidence fact false pretences Federal Supreme Court felony About Google Books.

GET THE COMPLETE COURSE FOR $9 - For Private Tutoring: How To Write First Class An. the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, shall be the law of the Federal Republic of Nigeria with respect to the several matters therein dealt with.

(3) The code may be cited as the Criminal Code. (4) The provisions of Chapters 2, 4 and 5 of the Criminal Code shall apply in relation to any offence against any Order, Act, Law, or. Read Also: Punishment For Stealing Under Nigerian Criminal Law.

The Law punishes Assault The law looks with gravity and severity on the crime of assault. This is essentially because the law exists to guarantee and protect firstly, the rights of persons, and then their property.

blasphemy under English law as inapplicable to Islam. 17 Elliot and Woods, Casebook on Criminal Law, (4thed., London Sweet & Maxwell ) p. of the 7, offences listed in Stone’s Justice’ Manual forover half did not need proof of mens rea.

18 Okonkwo & Naish, Nigerian Criminal Law, supra. The Law Reform Commission is a statutory body established by the Law Reform Commission Act €15 RePoRT (LRC ) Defences in criminal law Defences in c riminal l aw R e P o RT LRC - LRC Defences in C 1 17/11/ Generally, the criminal justice system is comprised of three organs; first is the law enforcement agencies which is primarily The Nigerian Police Force, second is the judiciary on one side and defence counsels on the other side, the last is the prisons.

Read Also: 8 Ways to Prevent Crimes in Nigeria.“Under the law; individuals may have performed illegal acts but still not be found guilty of a criminal violation because of a legally recognized justification for the actions or because legally they were not responsible for their actions (Neubauer & Fradella,p.

). Legal defenses in criminal law come from the way crime is defined.