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Criminal procedure in the northern states of Nigeria

Jeffrey Richard Jones

Criminal procedure in the northern states of Nigeria

by Jeffrey Richard Jones

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Published by Gaskiya Corp. in Zaria, Nigeria .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Criminal procedure -- Northern Nigeria.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Jeffrey Richard Jones.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxxxii, 347 p. ;
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15117562M

    OSTIEN, Philip, "Nigeria's Sharia Criminal Procedure Codes", in Philip Ostien, compiled and edited by, Sharia Implementation in Northern Nigeria A Sourcebook, Ibadan, Nigeria: Spectrum Books, , in vol. 4, The Sharia penal and criminal procedures codes, chapter 5, pp. , ISBN: (v. Notes on the Penal code law (cap. 89 Laws of Northern Nigeria ) Sam Scruton .—I child committed an offence committed mischief committed theft compoundable consent convicted counterfeit court of grade criminal force Criminal Procedure Code culpable homicide punishable dishonestly document English law extend to seven extend to three.

    Constitutional law in nigeria: mowee. lagos state new traffic laws. Money laundering act. law of the federation with northern states Federal provision acts. Criminal code cap laws of the federation Criminal code cap and efcc with cases & materials. edition. Criminal procedure code: synoptic guide. Full advanced text search. Criminal Procedure Act Chapter 80 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria An Act to make provision for the procedure to be followed in criminal cases in the High Court and Magistrates' Courts. Criminal Procedure is the legal process under which Criminal Law is administered through the use of Evidence, arguments and legal reasoning/5(65).

    Focuses on specialized topics in the area such as cross-national crime, international terrorism, organized crime, policing, corrections, juvenile justice, etc. Includes a section on "Law and Justice: Judicial Systems - Formal and Informal" which covers uniform sentencing in Denmark and Scotland, justice in the southern Philippines and post-British Nigeria, three Islamic legal systems Author: Lyonette Louis-Jacques. Criminal Code Act Chapter 77 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria An Act to establish a code of criminal law. 1st day of June 1. This Act may be cited as the Criminal Code Act. 1A. The provisions of this Act shall take effect subject to the provisions of the Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act. 2.


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Modifications to Northern States Criminal Procedure Code Law. Preservation of certain matters in Criminal Procedure Act. APPENDIX CHAPTERC42 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (NORTHERN STATES) ACT An Act to make new provisions for the jurisdiction, powers, practice and procedure of the courts of the Northern State of Nigeria in respect of Federal File Size: 5MB.

Get this from a library. Cases and materials on the law of criminal procedure in the northern states of Nigeria. [Marvin Zalman; Sam S Richardson]. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS* The original numbering of the sections has been retained SECTION 1.

Short title 2. Establishment of Criminal Procedure Code 3. Saving pending proceedings 4. Saving existing appointments 5. Trial of offences under Penal Code and other laws 6. Functions conferred on Federal File Size: KB. The criminal procedure of the southern states of Nigeria.

Responsibility by Fidelis Nwadialo. Imprint Benin City: Ethiope Publishing Corporation, Criminal procedure > Nigeria, Southern.

Bibliographic information. Publication date Browse related items. Start at call number: KTAN83 Criminal Code Act. Chapter Laws of the Federation of Nigeria An Act to establish a code of criminal law.

1 st day of June 1. This Act may be cited as the Criminal Code Act. The provisions of this Act shall take effect subject to the provisions of the Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act. An Act to supplement the Penal Code of the Northern States in respect of matters within the exclusive legislative competence of the National Assembly, and for purposes ancillary thereto.

[ No. ] [30th September, ] [Commencement.] 1. Short title This Act may be cited as the Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act.

Size: KB. in Nigeria (Elias, ; Nwabueze, ; Okonkwo and Naish, ; and Adewoye, ). Inthe Criminal Code which was used throughout Nigeria did not apply to Northern Nigeria.

Throughout the Colonial era, the courts in the Northern region of Nigeria had lackedFile Size: 1MB. current efforts at criminal justice reforms in Nigeria. In addition to highlighting Nigerian Criminal Law and Procedure in Perspective – with statistical ordinance of while the while the northern states operate penal codes whose origin dates back to File Size: 70KB.

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. It focuses on journal articles, book chapters, and treatises covering comparative criminal procedure generally, criminal procedure in multiple jurisdictions, and specialized research topics in comparative criminal procedure such as: arrest, pre-trial detention, interrogation, right to counsel, legal assistance for indigent defendants, discovery.

The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA) which was signed The purposeof this Act is to ensure that the system of administration of criminal justice in Nigeria promotes efficient management of criminal justice institutions, speedy dispensation Criminal Procedure (Northern States) Act.

and the,Author: Reason Emma Abajuo. The Administration of Criminal Justice Act, (ACJA) is unmistakably the hottest Law in Nigeria presently and it is without doubt due to its wide applicability and revolutionary nature.

The law repeals the erstwhile Criminal Procedure Act as applied in the South and the Criminal Procedure (Northern states) Act, which applied in the North. With 48 parts of sections, the Act repealed the two principal legislations that governed the administration of criminal justice in Nigeria’s post-independence era, namely: the Criminal Procedure Code for Northern Nigeria, the Criminal Procedure Act for Southern Nigeria and the Administration of Criminal Justice Act CAP A3, Laws of the.

In Nigeria, Sharia has been instituted as a main body of civil and criminal law in nine Muslim-majority states, and in some parts of three Muslim-plurality states sincewhen then-Zamfara State governor Ahmad Sani Yerima began the push for the institution of Sharia at the state level of government.

the Northern States of Nigeria, see Ofori-Amankwah, E H, Criminal Law in the Northern States of Nigeria, Zaria, Gaskiya,5 See s Criminal Procedure Law; File Size: 97KB.

A draft code produced by the Centre for Islamic Legal Studies at Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria, annotated to show variations between it and the actual Sharia Criminal Procedure Codes enacted in Nigeria's sharia : Lyonette Louis-Jacques.

In fact, the Criminal Procedure Code in force in the Northern States of Nigeria provides that persons who may be released on bail only at the discretion of the police, the person on bail must convince the police officer that bail is not a risk to the case.

The essay begins with a brief history of the penal law of the northern states of Nigeria, from the colonial period up to /, when twelve northern states began their programmes of sharia implementation.

The new Sharia Penal Codes enacted at that time are then described and : Philip Ostien. Perjury is the name of an offence under the Criminal Code (which is applicable in the Southern states of Nigeria).The offence of false evidence under the Penal Code (which is applicable in the Northern states of Nigeria) is equivalent.

Criminal Procedure Act Chapter C42 Laws of the Federation of Nigeria Arrangement of Sections (The original numbering of sections has been retained in order not to disturb the cross-references to those sections in other enactments.) Chapter 1 Preliminary, Arrests, Bail, and Preventive Justice Part 1 Preliminary Section 1.

Short title. Criminal Law in Nigeria. Cyprian Okechukwu Okonkwo, Michael E. Naish. Sweet & Maxwell, Limited, - Law - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book.

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2 OF [25th January, ] An Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to Criminal Procedure. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Twenty-fourth Year of the Republic of India as follows: CHAP PRELIMINARY CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1. Short title extent and commencement.

1.Northern Nigeria was an autonomous division within Nigeria, distinctly different from the southern part of the country, with independent customs, foreign relations and security it acquired the territory of the British Northern Cameroons, which voted to become a province within Northern l: Lokoja, (–), Zungeru.