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Criminal Law

Criminal Law Types

Substantive Law

Substantive criminal law is composed of the following elements: the definitions of the types of offences that are held to be punishable; the categorisation of crimes; the principles and doctrines applied to the judgement of crime such as minority,consent, necessity, insanity, and so on; and principles determining  jurisdiction of the criminal law. In India, Indian Penal Code is a Substantive Criminal Law.

Procedural Law

In India, the Criminal Code of Procedure contemplates the legal procedures and uniform courses of actions to be undertaken while providing justice in criminal matters. It ensures credibility and transparency of procedures through which a case moves.