Kinds Of Law: Procedural and Substantive Law
Kinds Of Law
1. SUBSTANTIVE LAW
Ø Defines the offences like theft, robbery, dacoity, hurt, murder etc.
Ø Mostly contained in the Indian Penal Code,1860 and other special Acts like the Railways Act,Prevention of Corruption Act etc.
◦ Lays down the procedure as to
(i) how an offender shall be arrested and by whom
(ii) how an investigation will be made
(iii) how the bail will be allowed
(iv) what are the various courts and how they shall try an offender
(v) codified in the
v Criminal Procedure Code,1973
v Code of Civil Procedure,1976, and
v Indian Evidence Act, 1872.