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Cases and materials on the law of criminal procedure in the northern states of Nigeria.

Marvin Zalman

Cases and materials on the law of criminal procedure in the northern states of Nigeria.

by Marvin Zalman

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Published by Research and Publications Committee, Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University in Zaria .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Nigeria, Northern
    • Subjects:
    • Criminal procedure -- Nigeria, Northern -- Cases.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementWith a chapter on confessions by Greta Zalman.
      ContributionsRichardson, Sam S. 1919-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLAW
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvi, 617 p.
      Number of Pages617
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5689259M
      LC Control Number70006759

      The court belongs to the lowest among the courts in Nigeria and non-legally trained individuals do preside over the court. The Sharia/ Muslim law on the other hand is equally a part of the customary law. This law is the same as the Islamic law, which predominates in the northern part of Nigeria and it had been in use since   PUBLIC OFFICERS PROTECTION LAW OF NORTHERN NIGERIA “It is my view therefore that the words “any person” as provided in Section 2 of the public officers (protection Law of Northern Nigeria) , are not limited only to natural persons or human beings or to persons sued in their personal names” PER SULEIMAN GALADIMA, J.S.C.

      An Act to supplement the Penal Code of the Northern States in respect of matters within the exclusive legislative competence of the National Assembly, and for purposes ancillary thereto. [ No. ] [30th September, ] [Commencement.] Short title; This Act may be cited as the Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act. Interpretation. 2. External Influence: The Nigerian law has borrowed heavily from diverse external sources, beginning with the influence of Islamic law as a bi-influence of the 19 th century Fulani Jihad. Islamic law has supplemented many indigenous customary laws in Northern part of Nigeria. English law also remains a major law of the Nigeria law and an attempt to reform the latter, either ends up following.

      the Northern part of Nigeria, they are called Area Courts. They have criminal and civil jurisdictions. In criminal matters, proceedings before the court are governed by Criminal Procedure Act as applicable to the South while in the Northern part of the country, they are governed by the Criminal Procedure Size: KB.   This course is however made to enable legal practitioners to know the rules of court and to guide on how to apply such rules. Civil procedure rules are found in rules of court e.g. Customary Court, Court of Appeal, High Courts, etc; also in the constitution, statutes case laws (decisions of superior courts), etc. it should however be noted that each state has its own High Court rules Author: WINGRASS.


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[Marvin Zalman; Sam S Richardson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (NORTHERN STATES) ACT An Act to make new provisions for the jurisdiction, powers, practice and procedure of the Courts of the Northern State of Nigeria in respect of Federal Offences, to continue certain inter-State arrangements provided for in the Criminal Procedure Act and for purposes ancillary to the matters aforesaid.

the criminal law and procedure applicable in Northern Nigeria, except in a handful of High and magistrates’ courts, was native law and custom, which included Moslem law, and this was applied in over native courts.

These courts consisted of alltali courts (in the predominantly Moslem areas), conciliar courts and non. Modifications to Northern States Criminal Procedure Code Law.

Preservation of certain matters in Criminal Procedure Act. APPENDIX CHAPTERC42 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE (NORTHERN STATES) ACT An Act to make new provisions for the jurisdiction, powers, practice and procedure of the courts of the Northern State of Nigeria in respect of Federal File Size: 5MB.

Criminal defense is actually governed by 2 different laws. They are: The criminal codes and. The penal codes. The southern part of Nigeria makes use of the criminal code, while the northern part of Nigeria makes use of the penal code (get the criminal lawyer consultation to learn details).

Laws of the Federation of Nigeria An Act to make provision for the procedure to be followed in criminal cases in the High Court and Magistrates' Courts. 1st June, Chapter I. Preliminary, Arrests, Bail and Preventive, Justices.

Part 1. Preliminary. (1) This Act may be cited as the Criminal Procedure. CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CODE ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS* The original numbering of the sections has been retained SECTION 1. Short title 2.

Establishment of Criminal Procedure Code 3. Saving pending proceedings 4. Saving existing appointments 5. Trial of offences under Penal Code and other laws 6. Functions conferred on Federal officers Size: KB. This compendium – Cases and Materials on Extradition in Nigeria comes at an opportune time.

It is the first text dedicated solely to extradition law and practice in Nigeria and indeed is a sourcebook. It will serve well as a reference material for law students, Law Officers.

ZALMAN, Marvin, Cases and materials on the law of criminal procedure in the northern states of Nigeria, with a chapter on confessions by Greta Zalman, Zaria: Ahmadu Bello University,xxvi, p.; [Home -- Accueil] [Main Page -- Criminal Law / Page principale -- droit pénal].

Criminal Procedure Code. Laws of Northern Nigeria. (1) Evidence Act, Cap Laws of the Federation of Nigeria. (1) Appeal: This was an appeal against the conviction for murder and sentence of death passed on the appellants by the High Size: KB.

JURISDICTION: Criminal procedure – High Court – Power to try summary offences – Ss.8 and 9, High Court Law of Western Nigeria, Cap. JURISDICTION: Jurisdiction and procedure – Distinction between. ALUMINIUM MANUFACTURING COMPANY (NIGERIA) LTD. NIGERIAN PORTS AUTHORITY.

this book is an attempt to simplify to the barest minimum the practice and procedure of conducting criminal trials in nigeria courts and thereby make the job of police prosecutors easiers. View. applicable to felonies in Nigeria. 5 Section 24 of Criminal Code (Southern States) and 48 of the Penal Code (Northern Nigeria).

6 S. 2 (4) Criminal Code Act actually makes Chapters, II, IV and V of the Code dealing with criminal responsibility, punishment and parties to a crime applicable to all offences in or outside the Size: KB. The Criminal Procedure Code (CPC) was enacted by the Northern Regional Government in as Laws of Northern Nigeria, to govern criminal proceedings in the Northern region of Nigeria, now consisting of the following states: Adamawa, Bauchi, Benue, Bornu, Gombe, Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Kastina, Kebbi, Kogi, Kwara, Nasarawa, Niger, Plateau, Sokoto, Taraba, Yobe and.

This Act may be cited as the Penal Code (Northern States) Federal Provisions Act. Interpretation In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires- "Northern States" means the States of Nigeria formerly known as Northern Region of Nigeria. Application of provisions of Schedule as Law of Northern StatesFile Size: KB.

Furthermore, for effective administration of Criminal Law in our courts, the law of criminal procedure was codified as Criminal Procedure code of for the North and the Criminal Procedure Act, Laws of Federation of Nigeria SELF ASSESSMENT EXERCISE 2 Trace the history of Criminal Law in Nigeria.

administration of criminal justice in Nigeria. In addressing the dwindling social value of these old criminal procedure laws in Nigeria, Professor Osibanjo has this to say: An effective criminal justice system is fundamental to the maintenance of law and order.

Criminal justice, because it addresses behavioral issues, must be dynamicFile Size: KB. the Northern States of Nigeria, see Ofori-Amankwah, E H, Criminal Law in the Northern States of Nigeria, Zaria, Gaskiya,5 See s Criminal Procedure Law; Nasiru v State [] 2 NWLR (Pt ) phenomenon and the tremendous injury it can cause to the corporate morality of the nation and its legal development that has File Size: 97KB.

The Modern Law Review. NORTHERN NIGERIA PENAL LAW SIR, The account of the criminal law as now being administered in Northern Nigeria given by Mr. Justin Price 1 was interesting, and so were the comments of Professor J.

Anderson.2 The procedural code there seems to have drawn liberally on the Code of Criminal Procedure,which obtains. Courts of general criminal jurisdiction in the Southern States of Nigeria.

Courts of general criminal jurisdiction in Northern Nigeria. Courts of special criminal jurisdiction in Nigeria. 6 INSTITUTION OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS. The Attorney-General. The police. Special prosecutors. It became 21 states in the year30 states in and finally 36 states in Furthermore, Nigeria practices a system of two codes of Criminal Law: the Penal Code and the Criminal Code.

By the provision of S.3(1) of the Penal Code it is applicable in the Northern States while by the provision of S.1A of the Criminal Code it is.The most recent constitution came into effect in With the return of the country to democratic rule insome of the predominantly Muslim northern states have instituted full sharia law (criminal and civil).

Full sharia law was first passed into law in Zamfara in late and the law came into effect in January Since then eleven other states have followed suit.