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Published by Sweet & Maxwell in London .
Written in English



  • Nigeria, Northern.


  • Criminal procedure -- Nigeria, Northern.

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Edition Notes

Statementby S.S. Richardson and T. H. Williams.
SeriesLaw in Africa,, no. 7
ContributionsWilliams, Tom Hitchon., Northern Nigeria (Nigeria).
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxx, 491 p.
Number of Pages491
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5978548M
LC Control Number66006028

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CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS [The original numbering of sections has been retained in order not to disturb the cross‐references to those sections in other enactments which are many and will be found throughout the whole Edition.] CHAPTER 1. Notes on the Penal code law (cap. 89 Laws of Northern Nigeria ) Sam .—I child committed an offence committed mischief committed theft compoundable consent convicted counterfeit court of grade criminal force Criminal Procedure Code culpable homicide punishable dishonestly document English law extend to seven Notes on the Penal code. Harmonised Sharia Criminal Procedure Code Annotated What follows for the next hundred pages or so is the “Harmonised Sharia Criminal Procedure Code” produced by the Centre for Islamic Legal Studies (CILS) of Ahmadu CPC: Criminal Procedure Code Law, Northern Region of Nigeria No. 11 of Criminal Code Act. Chapter Laws of the Federation of Nigeria An Act to establish a code of criminal law. 1 st day of June 1. This Act may be cited as the Criminal Code Act. 1A. The provisions of this Act shall take effect subject to the provisions of the Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act. 2.