Criminal Law Nigeria

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CONTENTnt

CRIMINAL LAW I. 2


THE DEFINITION OF CRIME. 2


HISTORY OF NIGERIAN CRIMINAL LAW. (BRIEF). 4


CULTURAL INCOMPATIBILITY OF THE NIGERIAN BELIEF AND THE CRIMINAL LAW INTRODUCED. (CONFLICTS). 6


CLASSIFICATION OF OFFENCES AND THE LEGAL SIGNIFICANCE OF THE CLASSIFICATION. 8


CRIMINALIZATION POLICY. 10


PRINCIPLES OF CRIMINALIZATION. 10


THE BASIS OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 12


ELEMENTS OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 14


TYPES OF CRIMINAL RESPONSIBILITY. 18


ATTEMPT. 22


CONSPIRACY.. 25


PARTIES TO AN OFFENCE. 26


OFFENCES COMMITTED IN THE PROSECUTION OF A COMMON PURPOSE Section 8 of the Criminal Code. 29


NON SEXUAL OFFENCES. 30


HOMICIDE: 30


MURDER. 33


MANSLAUGHTER. 34


ASSAULT. 35


RAPE. 36


GENERAL DEFENCES. 37


VITE 2017 CRIMINAL LAW II. 42


TOPIC ONE: THE OFFENCE OF STEALING. 42


TOPIC 2: OBTAINING BY FALSE PRETENCE. 45


TOPIC THREE: CHEATING. 47


TOPIC FOUR: OBTAINING CREDIT BY FRAUD. 47


TOPIC FIVE: RECEIVING STOLEN PROPERTY AND UNLAWFUL POSSESSION. 47


TOPIC SEVEN: THE DEFENCE OF BONAFIDE CLAIM OF RIGHT. 50


TOPIC EIGHT BURGLARY AND HOUSEBREAKING.. 52


TOPIC NINE: FORGERY AND UTTERING. 54


TOPIC 9: UTTERING.. 56


TOPIC TEN: ROBBERY AND ARMED ROBBERY. 57


TOPIC ELEVEN: CRIMINAL CONTEMPT. 59


TOPIC ELEVEN: TREASON AND SEDITION.. 61


SEDITION. 62


UNLAWFUL ASSEMBLY.. 65


UNLAWFUL PROCESSION. 66


SEDITIOUS MEETING.. 67


RIOT. 67


AFFRAY. 67


PERJURY.. 68


TOPIC THIRTEEN: CORRUPTION. 69


BRIBERY UNDER THE CRIMINAL CODE AND ICPC ACT. 70


(EXTORTION) ILLEGAL GRATUITY. 72


DISTINCTION BETWEEN BRIBERY AND EXTORTION. 73


 


 


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Vite, S (2021). Criminal Law Nigeria. Afribary.com: Retrieved January 25, 2021, from https://afribary.com/works/criminal-law-nigeria-by-isochukwu

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