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International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Criminal Law

International Encyclopaedia of Laws: Criminal Law

Edited by Vanessa Franssen, Frank Verbruggen
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Overview

The national monographs in this subset of the International Encyclopaedia of Laws provide a general insight into criminal law and procedure in different countries. For each country, an introduction presents the requisite background knowledge for understanding the principles of criminal justice, and then proceeds to a detailed examination of substantive criminal law – its general principles, the principles of criminal responsibility or liability, and the grounds for the justification of criminal offences. A third part is focused upon criminal procedure in each country: the general characteristics of the procedure, the organization of investigation, pre-trial proceedings, trial stage and appeals. A final part covers the execution and extinction of the sanctions.

Forthcoming international monographs will relate to the European Convention on Human Rights, the jurisprudence of the European Court and the European Commission of Human Rights, the mutual assistance treaties in criminal matters, and the criminal law aspects of the European Union.

For more information and an up-to-date list of the countries for this looseleaf, go to KluwerLawOnline.

For detailed information on all volumes of the Encyclopaedia, please visit: www.IELaws.com.

Last Updated 06/01/1991
Update Frequency Updated quarterly
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789065449375
SKU 10059241-0001
Table of Contents

Each monograph follows the outline below.

Introduction. The Authors. Table of Contents. List of Abbreviations. Preface. General Introduction.

Selected Bibliography.

Part I: Substantive Criminal Law.

1. General Principles.

2. Scope of Application of Criminal Statutes.

3. General Principles of Criminal Liability.

4. Justification, Excuse and Other Grounds of Impunity.

5. Incomplete or Partly Perpetrated Criminal Offences.

6. Classification and Survey of Criminal Offences.

7. The Sanctioning System.

Part II: Criminal Procedure.

1. Principles, Institutions, Stages.

2. Powers, Rights and Duties in the Pre-Trial Proceedings.

3. The Inquiry in Court.

Part III: Execution and Extinction of Sanctions.

1. Sources of Penitentiary Law and Nature of Regulations.

2. General Principles Concerning the Execution of Sentences and Orders.

3. The Prison System.

4. Extinction of Sanctions or Sentences.

General Conclusions.

Index.

Current Contents

FRONT MATTER: International Advisory Board; Encyclopaedias and Editors; Introducing the International Encyclopaedia of Laws; Curriculum Vitae of the General Editor.

GENERAL SECTION: List of Contributors; Introducing the International Encyclopaedia of Criminal Law;

Curriculum Vitae of the Editors.

For more information and an up-to-date list of the countries for this looseleaf, go to KluwerLawOnline.

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