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DAY 1 |General principles of criminal liability : Crime definition, mens rea and Actus rea


1)Definition of crime :

•Given by various eminent authors & approaches.

•How the Indian courts have defined the crime.

2)Stages of Crime: Intention, Preparation, Attempt & Commission - Meaning.

3)Elements of Crime: Fundamental Principle of Criminal Liability : Act without criminal intention cannot be a crime.

•Actus Reus – Meaning, Definition under sec. 33 of IPC with expanding scope of Sec.32 & other requirement of law.

•Mens Rea - Meaning, Mens rea Under IPC, Meaning of Intention & its difference with Motive, Knowledge & Negligence.

•Criminal Liability of a Corporation.

MODULE TO REFER : 1.1 IPC ( For lawxpertsmv subscribers )

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