Criminal Procedure in Papua New Guinea, 2nd edition

This book is an essential reference work as to the principles applicable to criminal procedure in Papua New Guinea. The clear explanations of principle and analysis of relevant case law make this text highly valuable to both legal practitioners and students of criminal procedure.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409339543

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The wide-ranging content provides guidance on the Constitutional ‘framework’ under which the rules of procedure apply, the courts exercising criminal jurisdiction, prosecuting authorities, process, indictable offences dealt with summarily, summary procedure and committal proceedings. The criminal practice forms and offences in the Criminal Code are included as appendices. A detailed table of cases and an index are also provided.

This is a second edition to the significant 1977 first edition of this work by John Griffin QC. It has been fully revised and updated to include important developments in both case law and legislation in the intervening period.

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  • Clear, authoritative analysis of relevant legislation and case law
  • Fully revised and updated
  • Includes criminal practice forms and statement of offences in the Criminal Code

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Table of contents

Chapter 1. Constitutional Framework of Criminal Procedure


Chapter 2. Courts Exercising Criminal Jurisdiction


Chapter 3. Jurisdiction Over Children


Chapter 4. Prosecuting Authorities


Chapter 5. Process


Chapter 6. Indictable Offences Triable Summarily


Chapter 7. Summary Procedure


Chapter 8. Appeals From Magistrates


Chapter 9. Committal Proceedings


Chapter 10. Bail


Chapter 11. The Indictment


Chapter 12. Trial on Indictment


Chapter 13. Appeals on Conviction on Indictment


Chapter 14. Sentencing




Appendix 1. Criminal Practice Forms


Appendix 2. Statement of Offences in Criminal Code