Penal Codes; Being a Report on the Different Codes of Penal Law in Europe

Penal Codes; Being a Report on the Different Codes of Penal Law in Europe

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ...tribunals of first instance are competent. 1 See appendix. Tribunals of first instance, and courts of appeal. The tribunals of first instance, and the courts of appeal, are composed of a president, and a number of judges or counsellors, ' adapted to the extent of the judicial arrondissement or department. They comprise one or several chambers; but in the latter case, vice-presidents, or presidents of chambers are named. The judges in these courts or tribunals, as well as of the courts of cassation, are appointed for life. In civil matters, a court cannot be formed unless seven members be present; in criminal and correctional cases, five counsellors suflice. The duties of public prosecutor to the tribunal of first instance are performed by the imperial attorney (formerly called attorney of the republic) and by their deputies. Attached to each court of appeal (or imperial court) is a solicitor general, two or three attorneys general, and deputies of the solicitor general. The solicitors general are occupied more especially with the direction and superintendance of the pleadings at the bars of the various courts within their respective districts; the attorneys general are principally employed in civil matters; and the deputies of the solicitor general devote themselves generally to criminal cases. Civil justice in France is administered by the justices of the peace, the tribunals of first instance (or arrondissement courts) and the imperial courts (or courts of appeal.) Industrial and commercial justice. Industrial and commercial justice is rendered by the prud'hommes (a mixed council composed of tradesmen and workmen, ) the tribunals of commerce, and the imperial courts. ' Repressive justice. Repressive justice is administered by...
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  • Paperback | 178 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 327g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236904370
  • 9781236904379