Summary of Contents

Foreword ix

Preface xi

Contents xvii

Using this Book xix

Table of Constitutional provisions xxi

Table of Statutes xxiii

Table of Cases lix

United Kingdom lxxi

International lxxxix

1. Overview of the Criminal Law.....................................1

2. Convention for the Protection of Human Rights ....19

3.... Europe and the Criminal Law ................................37

4. Courts of Criminal Jurisdiction .................................55

5. Arrest, Detention, and Sending Forward .................99

6. The Indictment ..........................................................141

7. Bail...............................................................................153

8. Arraignment...............................................................191

9. Juries............................................................................197

10. Trial.............................................................................207

11. Sentencing..................................................................245

12. Criminal Appeals......................................................291

13. External or Physical Elements of an Offence........329

14. Mental or Fault or Internal elements of an Offece..........................................341

15. Strict Liability.............................................................371

16. Vicarious Liability.....................................................395

17. Participation in Offences..........................................415

18. Inchoate Offences......................................................437

19. Mental Disorder otherwise Insanity.......................465

20. Intoxication.................................................................477

21. Mistake of Fact...........................................................501

22. Duress and Necessity................................................513

23. Murder........................................................................535

24. Manslaughter and related offences........................575

25. Infanticide and related offences..............................617

26. Non-Fatal Offences against the Person..................629

27. Offensive Weapons and Syringe Offences............663

28. Firearms Offences.....................................................675

29. Explosives Offences..................................................721

30. Sexual Offences..........................................................735

31. Prostitution and related offences............................795

32. Children and the Criminal Law..............................807

33. Theft Offences............................................................863

34. Deception and related offences...............................889

35. False Accounting and Suppression of Documents........................................................................917

36. Burglary and related offences.................................931

37. Robbery and related offences..................................947

38. Handling Stolen Property and related offences....963

39. Forgery, Counterfeiting and related offences.......981

40. Criminal Damage to Property ..............................1009

41. Unlawful Occupation of Land ..............................1027

42. Misuse of Computers .............................................1035

43. Criminal Proceeds and related matters................1045

44. Criminal Organisations..........................................1089

45. Public Order Offences............................................1109

46. Corruption Offences...............................................1157

47. Customs and Trafficking Offences ......................1183

48. Revenue Offences ...................................................1215

49. Misuse of Drugs Offences .....................................1229

50. Road Traffic Offences ............................................1330

51. Offences Against the State ....................................1461

52. International Criminal Law ..................................1537

53. Offences of a Public Nature ..................................1593

54. Offences relating to Public Morality ....................1638

55. Offences against the Administration of Justice ..1655

56. Penalties for Offences ............................................1715

Table of Penalties 1729

Tables of Detention and Custody 1753

Index 1765

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