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THEFT

  The term theft is widely used to refer to offenses that involve taking a person's property without their permission. But theft has a very broad legal meaning that may involve more than one category of crimes, and many degrees. Even in 18th and 19th century England, petty theft (too little for bread) was a death sentence. Those who are desperate will still steal, especially when the alternative is to starve. LEGAL DEFINITION OF THEFT Theft is often defined as the unauthorized taking of property from another, so that they can permanently deprive it. There are two key elements in this definition: To take someone else's property;  Intention to permanently deprive the victim of necessary property. The element in a burglary is usually required to take possession of property that relates to another, and may also include the removal or attempt to remove property. However, this is the element of intent where most complex legal challenges usually arise in stealthy cases. Theft is defin

LAW AND ITS IMPORTANCE

  The  law of India   refers to the system of  law  across the  Indian  nation. The  law is important   for a society for it serves as a norm of conduct for citizens. It was also made to provide for proper guidelines and order upon the behaviour for all citizens and to sustain the equity on the three branches of the government. It keeps the society running. The law is a set of proper guidelines and orders accepted by the society as a norm of conduct for citizens. It is the pivot of the society and the citizens follow according to it. Without the existence of a law, there would be the situation of chaos and conflicts among communities and social groups.  Law is man-made and is very important as it introduces justice to the society. There must be ground rules and principles set for modulation of society and its proper conduction. Law has helped society and its citizens in each and every aspect of life.  Scope And Subject Matter Of Law The scope and subject matter of law has gone through

CRIMINAL‌ ‌LAW‌

  “A crime is an unlawful act punishable by a  state  or other authority”. Criminal law and criminal procedure fall under the Concurrent List while matters relating to Police and Prisons fall under the State List. The laws that govern criminal law in India are the Indian Penal Code, 1860 (IPC) and the Criminal Procedure Code, 1974 (CrPC). The IPC provides for the substantive law to be followed in case a crime has been committed. The CrPC provides for the procedures to be followed during investigation and trial by the police and courts. There exist specific courts for criminal trials to held called Sessions Courts at the District level. India has adopted the adversarial system of legal procedure wherein the judge acts as a neutral party and the case is argued by the prosecutor suing the plaintiff and defense attorney who defends their plaintiff. One major distinction between India and other common law countries is that it does not follow the jury system. Criminal law, the body of law th