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Defences to criminal liability in Nigerian law

Kharisu Sufiyan Chukkol

Defences to criminal liability in Nigerian law

a critical appraisal

by Kharisu Sufiyan Chukkol

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Published by Printed by Ahmadu Bello University Press in Zaria .
Written in English

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

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Kharisu Sufiyan Chukkol.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 135 p. ;
      Number of Pages135
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2085641M
      ISBN 109781250429
      LC Control Number88125744
      OCLC/WorldCa15227524

      Criminal Code Act. Chapter 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 which are many and will be found throughout the whole Edition. What of the doctrine of vicarious liability, is it relevant to Nigerian criminal law in relation to the principle of mens rea? The scope of our study is restricted to the implications of the Criminal Code with regard to our subject matter. Jurisprudence of the issue will form the base of our discourse.

      Recent Developments in the Liability of Lawyers to Clients and Third Parties: The Nigerian Perspective by Yusuf O. Ali where a lawyer will be found liable, the exceptions, the rationale for the exemptions and the remedy for a breach that amounts to misconduct. Part V briefly examines the possibility of. Nov 26,  · This article looks at the nature of liability, civil and criminal, that may arise from an injurious false online publication and considers if prank is a .

      Defenses to Criminal Charges: An Overview. Here are some common defenses that criminal defendants raise. because neither the legal system nor mental health professionals can agree on a single meaning of the concept in the criminal law context. Among the most popular definitions is the "M’Naghten rule," which essentially defines insanity. This study, “PROVOCATION AS A DEFENSE TO CRIMINAL LIABILITY” contains concise information that will serve as a framework or guide for your project work. The project study is well-researched for academic purposes and are usually provided in complete chapters with adequate References. Keywords: PROVOCATION AS A DEFENSE TO CRIMINAL LIABILITY.


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Criminal Law. Welcome to Matog Limited, the best law book dealer in Lagos. We enjoy a rich history of distributing and selling of books with panache and class. In order to achieve this objective, the work is divided thus:Chapter one will give a general introduction to provocation, what is a crime, elements of crime, criminal liability, the definition of provocation as defence, the defences which are open to an accused under the Nigerian criminal justice system, the historical development of the defence of provocation and also the justification for.

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.

Principles of criminal liability in Nigerian law, [T. Akinola Aguda] on savilerowandco.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying savilerowandco.com: T. Akinola Aguda. Provocation As A Defence To Criminal Liability: The Nigerian Perspective ABSTRACT One of the defences open to an accused which may exculpate or mitigate him from criminal liability is provocation.

The law recognizes that human beings are prone to losing their control under extreme rage and should they react violently, justice demands that account be taken of this natural tendency of th. Section 24 of the Criminal Code and its Effect on Criminal Liability in Nigeria Ikenga K E Defences to criminal liability in Nigerian law book, Julian N K Chukwukelu Abstract Great debates have ensued in many a jurisdiction as to what.

Jun 17,  · Law is a complicated thing. It is necessary for maintaining a peaceful, secure society. However, there are times when an alleged act may have some justification that may result in acquittal to the accused or the acknowledgment of diminished responsibility.

Such justifications are called defenses, and most societies can name a handful of different defenses, which a person charged may raise in. Jun 14,  · LIVE Criminal Law Theory Workshop - https: Criminal Law - Defences - Duration: The Law Simplified 56, views.

Understand Criminal Law in 18 Minutes (Part I). This book examines the specific development of international criminal law by the Rwanda and Yugoslavia tribunals in the areas of sources of law, substantive crimes, criminal liability, defences.

BRETT, Sir Lionel and McClean, Ian, The Criminal Law and Procedure of Lagos, Eastern Nigeria and Western Nigeria, London,lxxiii, p.; new edition by / by C.O.

Madarikan and T. Akinola Aguda, Brett and McLean's The criminal law and procedure of the six southern states of Nigeria, London: Sweet & Maxwell,lxxxiv, p. (series. Criminal Law in Nigeria: All You Need To Know.

by 1 Comment. Share 3. Tweet. Things do not work this way in the Nigerian criminal law. However, the information below will help to open your eyes on the system of things regarding the criminal law so that you do not commit legal blunder when the time comes.

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 Read More.

Get this from a library. Okonkwo and Naish on criminal law in Nigeria. [Cyprian O Okonkwo;] -- CONTENTS.

PART I. GENERAL PRINCIPLES. History and Sources of Nigerian Criminal Law. The Context of the Criminal Law. The Legal Elements of an Offence. Classification of. This entry about Nigerian criminal law has been published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY ) licence, which permits unrestricted use and reproduction, provided the author or authors of the Nigerian criminal law entry and the Encyclopedia of Law are in each case credited as the source of the Nigerian criminal law.

At law, cheating is a specific criminal offence relating to property. Historically, to cheat was to commit a misdemeanour at common savilerowandco.comr, in most jurisdictions, the offence has now been codified into statute.

In most cases the codified statutory form of cheating and the original common law offence are very similar, however there can be differences. STRICT LIABILITY AND THE NIGERIAN CRIMINAL CODES: A REVIEW Vincent Akpotaire, LL.M, BL Lecturer, Dept of Public Law University of Benin, Benin City, Nigeria Introduction The concept of strict responsibility in Nigerian criminal law seems to have veered off the axis charted at common law as the justification for its application.

L.B. Curzon,[11] in his book examined all aspects of criminal law and criminal responsibility and even defences. Granville Williams’2 [12] define crime to be legal wrong and also consider crime as a conduct which will include a formal and solemn pronouncement of the moral condemnation of the community”.

Defences against criminal liability. A defence against criminal liability may arise when a defendant can argue that, because of consent, there was no crime (e.g., arguing that permission was given to use an automobile, so it was not theft or taken without owner's consent).

Bank Act is an example of such law. The law imposes criminal liability on both the individual corporate officer and the corporate body. This paper therefore seeks to analyze the Nigerian laws in relation to the criminal liability of corporations by focusing its attention on what constitutes corporate crimes and the extent to which corporationsCited by: 2.

CORPORATE CRIMES AND LIABILITY UNDER NIGERIAN LAWS This article therefore seek to discuss Nigerian laws in relation to the criminal liability of corporations by focusing its attention on what constitute corporate crimes and liability in criminal law.

There is a greater reliance and preference to use the criminal law. Criminal Law in Nigeria. Cyprian Okechukwu Okonkwo, Michael E.

Naish. Sweet & Maxwell, Limited, - Law - pages. 0 Reviews. From inside the book. What people are saying - Write a review. We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Contents. History and Sources of Nigerian Criminal Law. 3: Homicide Act 5. 5: Okoro 16 N L R.Dec 26,  · Home / Project Research / Nigerian University Final Year Law Project Topics and Materials. An Appraisal of the Defences to Criminal Liability in Nigeria.

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