Handbook on Offences and Punishments is a unique book, in which the offences strewn over different criminal statutes of various subjects are presented in a tabular form for easy reference. This book covers over 2000 penal provisions contained in more than 100 special statutes tabulated in the similar manner as the offences of the Indian Penal Code, 1860 are presented in the First Schedule to the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973. The relevant section of the statutes, the offences, its punishments, triable by which court, whether it is cognizable/bailable/compoundable are enumerated in the table. The locus standi to file a complaint, if envisage under law, is also pointed out.
This Handbook is an indispensable first point of reference for legal practitioners, public prosecutors, investigating agencies and trial courts. We sincerely hope, this edition also will be accepted by the legal fraternity.
• Offences dispersed over different criminal statutes of various subjects are presented in a tabular form for easy reference
• Covers over 2000 penal provisions contained in more than 100 special statutes
• Intelligible discussion of the relevant section of the statutes, the offences, its punishments, triable by which court, whether it is cognizable/bailable/compoundable are enumerated in a tabular form.
• In addition to the Enactment of several new laws, amendments to some Acts have also come into force, such as, The Essential Defence Services Act, 2021, The Central Goods and Services Act, 2017, The Code on Wages Act, 2019, The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019, The Prohibition of Electronic Cigarettes (Production, Manufacture, Import, Export, Transport, Sale, Distribution, Storage and Advertisement) Act, 2019, Companies Act, 2013, Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967, Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
M A Rashid is the co-founder and Director of LIVE LAW (www.livelaw.in) which is a premier legal news portal in India. He has authored many books for lawyers and law students including the Ultimate Guide to the LLB Entrance Examination, Ultimate Guide to the Judicial Services Examination, Ultimate Guide to APP/APO/CBI Prosecutor Examinations, Law Relating to Electronic Transfer of Money, Handbook on Supreme Court Guidelines and Precedents, 21 Years Digest on Dishonour of Cheques, Advanced Rank File for Munsiff-Magistrate Examination, Advanced Rank File for High Court Assistant Examination, Criminal Law Referencer, Commentary on Kerala Abkari Act. He is also the revising editor of the 34th Edition of Ratanlal & Dhirajlal Indian Penal Code.
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