Section 37 of CRPC- Public when to assist Magistrates and
As per Section 37 of Code of Criminal Procedure? Every person is bound to assist a Magistrate or police officer reasonably demanding his aid-
(a) in the taking or preventing the escape of any other person whom such Magistrate or police officer is authorised to arrest; or
(b) in the prevention or suppression of a breach of the peace; or
(c) in the prevention of any injury attempted to be committed to any railway, canal, telegraph or public property.?
Section 38 of CRPC- Aid to person, other than police officer, executing warrant
As per Section 38 of CRPC ?when a warrant is directed to a person other than a police officer, any other person may aid in the execution of such warrant, if the person to whom the warrant is directed be near at hand and acting in the execution of the warrant.?
Section 39 of CRPC- Public to give information of certain offences
As per Section 39 (1) of CRPC ?Every person, aware of the commission of , or of the intention of any other person to commit, any offence punishable under any of the following sections of the Indian Penal Code,(45 of 1860) namely:
(i) sections 121 to 126, both inclusive, and section 130 (that is to say, offences against the State specified in Chapter VI of the said Code);
(ii) sections 143, 144, 145, 147 and 148 (that is to say, offences against the public tranquility specified in Chapter VIII of the said Code);
(iii) sections 161 to 165A, both inclusive (that is to say, offences relating to illegal gratification);
(iv) sections 272 to 278, both inclusive (that is to say, offences relating to adulteration of food and drugs, etc.);
(v) sections 302, 303 and 304 (that is to say, offences affecting life);
(vi) section 382 (that is to say, offence of theft after preparation made for causing death, hurt or restraint in order to the committing of the theft);
(vii) sections 392 to 399, both inclusive, and section 402 (that is to say, offences of robbery and dacoity);
(viii) section 409 (that is to say, offence relating to criminal breach of trust by public servant, etc.);
(ix) sections 431 to 439, both inclusive (that is to say, offences of mischief against property);
(x) sections 449 and 450 (that is to say, offence of house-trespass);
(xi) sections 456 to 460, both inclusive (that is to say, offences of lurking house-trespass); and
(xii) sections 489A to 489E, both inclusive (that is to say, offences relating to currency notes and bank notes), shall, in the absence of any reasonable excuse, the burden of proving which excuse shall lie upon the person so aware, forthwith give information to the nearest Magistrate or police officer of such commission or intention.
(2) For the purposes of this section, the term "offence" includes any act committed at any place out of India which would constitute an offence if committed in India.
No appeal to lie unless otherwise provided. What is appeal from orders requiring security or refusal to accept or rejecting surety for keeping peace or good behaviour? What is the rule for appeals from convictions? Section 372, 373 and 374 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
What is appeal against conviction by High Court in certain cases? What is Special right of appeal in certain cases? What is appeal to Court of Session? how heard Petition of appeal? Section 379, 380, 381 and 382 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
What is the procedure when appellant in jail? What is summary dismissal of appeal? What is the procedure for hearing appeals not dismissed summarily? Section 383, 384 and 385 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973
What is Procedure where Judges of Court of Appeal are equally divided? What is Finality of judgment and orders on appeal? What is Abatement of appeals? Section 392, 393 and 394 of Code of Criminal Procedure 1973