Criminal Trial Law
Any act or omission which is prohibited by law and is punishable by law is a crime. The punishment for such crime is decided by following procedures of criminal trial. The criminal trials in India are well established statutory, administrative and judicial framework. Criminal Trial in simple terms is a procedure by which evidences are allowed to be proved or disproved and the guilty person is adjudged leading to an acquittal or conviction of an accused.
According to the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC), Criminal Trial is of three types. Depending upon the type of criminal trial the different stages of a criminal trial are discussed below.
- Warrant trial-According to Section 2(x) of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 a warrant case is one which relates to offenses punishable with death, imprisonment for life or imprisonment for a term exceeding two years. The trial in warrant cases starts either by the filing of FIR in a police station or by filing a complaint before a magistrate.
- Summon trial-According to Section 2(w) of Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, Those cases in which an offense is punishable with an imprisonment of fewer than two years is a summon case.
- Summary trial-Cases which generally take only one or two hearings to decide the matter comes under this category. The summary trials are reserved for small offenses to reduce the burden on courts and to save time and money. Those cases in which an offense is punishable with an imprisonment of not more than six months can be tried in a summary way.
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In a criminal trial judge follow the due process of law as per Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) 1973, Indian Penal Code (IPC) 1860 and Evidence Act, 1872. By referring all the relevant law court ensures accused a fair trial. The procedure for a Criminal Trial is governed by Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) 1973. Therefore, the role of a criminal lawyer is very important in order to ensure a fair trial. The Indian Evidence Act plays a very significant role in a process of trial. The detail treaty on the law of Evidence which can be tendered in a court, the way of production of the evidence in trial and the value attached to such evidence is very crucial.
We have a very mature criminal jurisprudence and a prosecution system supported by the precedents laid down by the Humble High Court and Supreme Court.
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