Crime investigation and trial of offences in India is governed by Criminal Procedure Code, 1973. Offences governed by Indian Penal Code 1860 besides other specialised laws e.g. Narcotics Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. Evidence of witnesses during trial is to be evaluated on the touch stone of Evidence Act, 1872. Children and Juvenile have special law called JJ Act. Prison Conditions are governed by Prisons Act.
Apart from above legislations, there are numerous directions, guidelines and cautions by Supreme Court to protect the personal liberty, human rights and human dignity under article 21 of the Constitution of India.
This book is an attempt to assimilate basic knowledge from all these sources so as to assist in each stage of criminal proceedings starting with crime investigation, bail, trial and even after the conviction and sentencing of a person.
Sandeep Bhalla was born in 1966 and was called to bar in 1991. Since then he is practicing law in New Delhi India.
In 2001 he was taken on the rolls of Supreme Court of India, New Delhi. He practices nearly every branch of law and with same ease.
He has contributed with the books on variety of subjects of law. He is presently residing at New Delhi and continue to do the same when he is not gardening or photographing or blogging or cooking.
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All the three aspects are looked after by the Bar councils created under the Act which is a body of lawyers themselves. Bar Council also frames the Code of Conduct and Rules of Professional Ethics to be followed by every practicing lawyer. This book contains a specific chapter on Professional Ethics covering material from all over the Globe.