More Details about LexisNexis Quick Reference Guide: Q & A Series: Code of Criminal Procedure

General Information  
Author(s)Rosedar S R A
PublisherLexis Nexis
Edition2nd Edition 2016
Publish YearFebruary 2016


The Code of Criminal Procedure is specially designed for students pursuing the three-year or five-year LL.B course in law education institutes. This revision book is part of the Quick Reference Guide: Q&A Series designed as a study aid for law students with a clear objective of assisting students in their examination preparation. The series adheres to the syllabus of the undergraduate law courses of all major universities and law institutes. Further, it deals with the most important topics in a comprehensive yet summarised manner. The text is divided into 3 parts: Part A – Criminal Procedure Code; Part B - Juvenile Justice Act; Part C - Probation of Offenders Act. Part A covers the salient features of the Code of 1973. It includes topics such as the duties, functions and powers of the police, constitution of criminal courts, classification of offences and definitions along with the different kinds of offences. It further covers topics such as recording of confessions and statements, judgment, references and revision, the Doctrine of double jeopardy, etc. Part B covers topics of the Indian Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2000 such as the salient features of the Act, various institutes under the Act, protection of rights and interests of Juveniles, the process of rehabilitation and social reintegration. Under Part C, the book covers the concept of probation, parole, the role and duties of probation officers, rights of prisoners, etc. 

Key Features 
• Contains 75 long-answer questions focusing on quick conceptual clarity, covering 104 relevant topics and 45 important cases 
• Answers are supplemented with numerous judgments, case laws and citations 
• Helps students to prepare for exams and enhances their answer-writing skills by providing comprehensive and to-the-point answers 
• Presents topics in question and answer format, as a tool for aiding in last minute rapid revision 
• Provides frequently-asked questions based on previous years question papers from major universities, both as to essay questions, short questions and important cases 
• The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958 is new to this edition.