Sentence of death to be submitted by Court of Session for confirmation. What is Power to direct further inquiry to be made or additional evidence to be taken? Section 366 and 367 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Sentence of death to be submitted by Court of Session for confirmation and Power to direct further inquiry to be made or additional evidence to be taken are defined under Section 366 and 367 of CRPC 1973. Provisions under these sections are:

Section 366 of CRPC "Sentence of death to be submitted by Court of Session for confirmation"

 

(1)When the Court of Session passes a sentence of death, the proceedings shall be submitted to the High Court, and the sentence shall not be executed unless it is confirmed by the High Court.

(2) The Court passing the sentence shall commit the convicted person to jail custody under a warrant.

Section 367 of CRPC "Power to direct further inquiry to be made or additional evidence to be taken"

(1)If, when such proceedings are submitted, the High Court thinks that further inquiry should be made into, or additional evidence taken upon, any point bearing upon the guilt or innocence of the convicted person, it may make such inquiry or take such evidence itself, or direct it to be made or taken by the Court of Session.

(2) Unless the High Court otherwise directs, the presence of the convicted person may be dispensed with when such inquiry is made or such evidence is taken.

(3) When the inquiry or evidence (if any) is not made or taken by the High Court, the result of such inquiry or evidence shall be certified to such Court.

THE JUDGMENT

What is Judgment? What should be Language and contents of judgment? Section 353 and 354 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Metropolitan Magistrate's judgment? What is Order for notifying address of previously convicted offender? Section 355 and 356 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Order to pay compensation? Section 357 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is compensation to persons groundlessly arrested? What is order to pay costs in non-cognizable cases? Section 358 and 359 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is order to release on probation of good conduct or after admonition? Section 360 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is Special reasons to be recorded in certain cases? Court not to alter judgment, Copy of judgment to be given to the accused and other persons. Section 361, 362 and 363 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

Judgment when to be translated? Court of Session to send copy of finding and sentence to District Magistrate. Section 364 and 365 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

SUBMISSION OF DEATH SENTENCES FOR CONFIRMATION

Sentence of death to be submitted by Court of Session for confirmation. What is Power to direct further inquiry to be made or additional evidence to be taken? Section 366 and 367 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

What is the Power of High Court to confirm sentence or annul conviction, What is Confirmation or new sentence to be signed by two Judges, What is Procedure in case of difference of opinion? What is Procedure in cases submitted to High Court for confirmation? Section 368, 369, 370 and 371 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973

 

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