Ratanlal and Dhirajlal’s The Code of Criminal Procedure - As amended by the Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013



This legal classic has served the legal profession and everyone associated with it for almost a century. Learned yet simple in its approach, it allows readers to quickly grasp the principles of Criminal Procedure and Criminology. All technical rules of procedure have been illustrated and explained in a lucid, comprehensive and systematic manner. The 22nd edition of this work has been painstakingly updated to include the latest case law, legislative amendments and current developments in the law relating to criminal procedure in India. Case law decided under the old Code of 1898 which continue to remain relevant has been retained under the corresponding provisions of the new Code of 1973.

Authenticity, originality and reliability have always been the hallmarks of this publication and every possible care has been taken in this edition to maintain the original excellence, style and quality of the work. As has been the hallmark of previous editions, the current edition too offers a great help to students and professionals, when they require a quick overview, in the form of summary at the end of the work.

The book is an invaluable source of reference for the widest possible range of readers including students, academics, legal practitioners, judges, administrators, public prosecutors, police officers and police trainees.

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