Joint Liability Under Indian Criminal Law

Kodali Venu Madhav, Damodaram Sanjivayya National Law University


This project analyses joint liability of the persons for the criminal acts committed through several cases decided, comparison with other jurisdictions of the world, analysing the aspect of punishment given in the case of convicted persons under several general and Special Legislations like Indian Penal Code, Immoral Trafficking (prevention) act, Unlawful Activities Prevention Act. This project begins with one of the landmark judgement pronounced in the Indian History of Section 34, analyses Indian Cases and Compares the same with United Kingdom, highlighting several illustrations and principles regarding Section 34 of IPC enunciated in various judgements of the Indian Supreme court and High Courts.

Indian Journal of Law and Legal Research

Abbreviation: IJLLR

ISSN: 2582-8878


Accessibility: Open Access

License: Creative Commons 4.0

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