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Author Kiage, Patrick
Title Essentials of Criminal Procedure in Kenya
Imprint Nairobi : LawAfrica Publishing (K)Limited, 2010
©2010
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Note Cover -- Title page -- Copyright page -- Contents -- FOREWORD -- PREFACE -- DEDICATION -- ACKNOWLEDGMENTS -- TABLE OF STATUTES -- TABLE OF CASES -- LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS -- OTHER MATERIALS USED -- CHAPTER ONE - THE NATURE OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS -- 1.1 INTRODUCTION -- 1.2 PLAYERS IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS -- 1.2.1 The State and the Accused -- 1.2.2 Complainant -- 1.2.3 Prosecutor -- 1.2.4 The Police -- 1.2.5 Witnesses -- 1.2.6 Judge or Magistrate -- CHAPTER TWO - THE COURTS -- 2.1 THE JUDICIARY -- 2.1.1 Independence of the Judiciary -- 2.1.2 Jurisdiction -- 2.1.3 System of courts -- 2.1.4 Supreme Court -- 2.2 THE COURT OF APPEAL -- 2.3 THE HIGH COURT -- 2.4 SUBORDINATE COURTS -- CHAPTER THREE - SEARCHES -- 3.1 SEARCHES WITH A WARRANT -- 3.2 PROFESSIONAL PRIVILEGE -- 3.3 CAN A SEARCH WARRANT BE USED MORE THAN ONCE? -- 3.4 SEARCHES WITHOUT A WARRANT -- CHAPTER FOUR - ARRESTS -- 4.1 GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO ARRESTS -- 4.2 VALIDITY OF WARRANTS -- 4.3 IRREGULARITIES AND DEFECTS IN A WARRANT -- 4.4 CAN A WARRANT OF ARREST BE USED MORE THAN ONCE? -- 4.5 MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS REGARDING PROCESSES -- 4.6 RIGHTS OF ARRESTED PERSONS -- 4.7 CONSTITUTIONAL ISSUES RAISED BY ARRESTS -- CHAPTER FIVE - PROSECUTION -- 5.1 LEGAL BASIS OF PUBLIC PROSECUTIONS -- 5.2 DECISION TO PROSECUTE -- 5.2.1 The Evidential test -- 5.2.2 The Public Interest Test -- 5.3 CHALLENGING PROSECUTIONS -- 5.4 ROLE OF PROSECUTOR -- 5.5 NOLLE PROSEQUI -- 5.6 PRIVATE PROSECUTIONS -- CHAPTER SIX - CHARGES AND INFORMATIONS -- 6.1 INSTITUTIONS OF CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS -- 6.2 THE CHARGE SHEET -- 6.3 JOINDER OF COUNTS -- 6.4 JOINDER OF PERSONS -- 6.5 RULES FOR THE FRAMING OF CHARGES -- 6.5.1 Statement of Offence -- 6.5.2 Particulars of Offence -- 6.5.3 Forms -- 6.5.4 Counts -- 6.6 DUPLICITY -- 6.7 OVERLOADED CHARGES -- 6.7.1 Statutory Offences -- 6.7.2 Alternative Charges
6.7.3 Description of Property -- 6.7.4 Description of Persons -- 6.7.5 Description of Document -- 6.7.6 General rule as to Description -- 6.7.7 Statement of Intent -- 6.7.8 Mode of charging previous convictions -- 6.7.9 Use of Figures and Abbreviations -- 6.7.10 Gross Sum in cases of Stealing -- 6.8 DEFECTIVE CHARGES -- 6.9 AMENDMENT OF CHARGES -- 6.10 QUASHING CHARGE OR INFORMATION -- CHAPTER SEVEN - PLEAS -- 7.1 TAKING A PLEA -- 7.2 POSSIBLE PLEAS -- 7.3 RECORDING PLEAS -- 7.4 PROCEDURE IN RECORDING A PLEA OF GUILTY -- 7.5 PLEA OF GUILTY IN THE ABSENCE OF THE ACCUSED -- 7.6 PROCEDURE ON THE PLEA OF NOT GUILTY -- 7.7 REFUSAL TO TAKE A PLEA -- 7.7.1 In the High Court -- 7.7.2 In Subordinate Courts -- 7.8 PLEAS OF SEVERAL ACCUSED -- 7.9 PLEAS TO SEVERAL CHARGES AGAINST AN ACCUSED -- 7.10 GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO THE PLEAS OF AUTREFOIS ACQUIT AND AUTREFOIS CONVICT -- 7.11 PLEAS OF AUTREFOIS ACQUIT -- 7.12 PLEA OF AUTREFOIS CONVICT -- 7.13 PROCEDURE IN CASE OF PREVIOUS CONVICTION -- 7.14 OBJECTION TO JURISDICTION -- 7.15 CHANGE OF PLEA -- 7.16 RETRACTION OF PLEAS -- 7.17 PLEA BARGAINING -- 7.18 RECORDING OF PLEA AGREEMENT BY COURT -- 7.19 REJECTION OF PLEA AGREEMENTS -- 7.20 WITHDRAWAL OF PLEA -- 7.21 FINALITY OF JUDGMENT -- CHAPTER EIGHT - BAIL -- 8.1 DEFINITION -- 8.2 THE OBJECT OF BAIL -- 8.3 BAILABLE AND NON-BAILABLE OFFENCES? -- 8.4 THE NATURE OF BAIL -- 8.5 CLASSIFICATION OF BAIL -- 8.6 FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED BEFORE BAIL IS GRANTED -- 8.7 SURETIES AND DISCHARGE OF SURETIES -- 8.8 DISCHARGE OF SURETIES -- 8.9 FORFEITURE OF RECOGNIZANCE -- 8.10 BAIL PENDING APPEAL -- 8.11 ANTICIPATORY BAIL -- 8.12 CONDITIONS THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY COURT -- 8.13 RATIONALIZATION OF BAIL -- CHAPTER NINE - THE TRIAL PROCESS -- 9.1 APPEARANCE OF PARTIES -- 9.2 ADJOURNMENTS -- 9.3 CASE FOR THE PROSECUTION -- 9.4 MODE OF TAKING AND RECORDING EVIDENCE
9.5 CLOSE OF PROSECUTION CASE -- 9.6 CASE FOR THE DEFENCE -- 9.7 COMPETENCE AND COMPULSION OF WITNESSES -- 9.8 ISSUE OF COMMISSION FOR EXAMINATION OF WITNESS -- 9.9 SWEARING AND AFFIRMATION -- 9.10 AFFIRMATIONS -- 9.11 EXAMINATION -- 9.11.1 Examination in Chief -- 9.11.2 Cross Examination -- 9.11.3 Re-examination -- 9.12 DIFFICULT WITNESSES -- 9.13 PENALTY FOR NON-ATTENDANCE OF WITNESS -- 9.14 SPECIAL WITNESSES -- 9.15 WITNESS PROTECTION -- 9.16 TRIAL OF CHILDREN -- 9.17 TRANSFER OF CASES -- 9.18 PRINCIPLES GOVERNING A FAIR TRIAL -- CHAPTER TEN - JUDGMENT AND SENTENCING -- 10.1 JUDGMENT -- 10.1.1 Defi nition of Judgment -- 10.1.2 Delivery of Judgment -- 10.1.3 Form of Judgement -- 10.1.4 Content of Judgement -- 10.2 CONVICTIONS FOR OFFENCES OTHER THAN THOSE CHARGED -- 10.3 SENTENCING -- 10.3.1 Principles of Sentencing -- 10.3.2 The sentencing process -- 10.4 MITIGATING CIRCUMSTANCES -- 10.5 VICTIM IMPACT STATEMENTS -- 10.6 COMMITTAL TO A HIGHER COURT FOR SENTENCING -- 10.7 MOTION IN ARREST OF JUDGMENT -- 10.8 RESERVATION OF QUESTIONS -- 10.9 FACTORS TO BE CONSIDERED BEFORE SENTENCING -- 10.10 TYPES OF SENTENCES -- CHAPTER ELEVEN - APPEALS AND REVISIONS -- 11.1 APPEALS -- 11.1.1 Appeals from Subordinate Courts -- 11.1.2 Number of Judges on Appeal -- 11.1.3 Time of Appeal -- 11.1.4 Petition of Appeal -- 11.1.5 Summary disposal of Appeals -- 11.1.6 Powers of the High Court -- 11.1.7 Power to take further evidence -- 11.2 RETRIAL -- 11.2.1 Abatement of Appeals -- 11.2.2 Second Appeals -- 11.2.3 Bail pending Appeal -- 11.2.4 Appeals from the High Court -- 11.3 REVISION -- 11.3.1 Powers of the High Court in Revision -- 11.3.2 Number of Judges in Revision -- 11.3.3 High Court order to be certifi ed to lower Court -- 11.4 THE FAILURE OF JUSTICE TEST -- CHAPTER TWELVE - INQUESTS -- CHAPTER THIRTEEN - HABEAS CORPUS -- CHAPTER FOURTEEN - SPECIAL PROCESSES
14.1 SEXUAL OFFENCES -- 14.2 INTERNATIONAL CRIMINAL JUSTICE -- 14.3 ANTI CORRUPTION AND ECONOMIC CRIMES -- INDEX -- Back cover
Written in a clear, concise and engaging style this book presents the entire criminal process in a simple, yet authoritative and informative way. The core principles that underpin the criminal procedure, their rationale and assumptions are well articulated and critiqued. In addition the book presents by way of illustration a comprehensive range of the latest local judicial decisions
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Kiage, Patrick Essentials of Criminal Procedure in Kenya Nairobi : LawAfrica Publishing (K)Limited,c2010 9789966151117
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