Mains Questions

Constitution of Criminal Court (Ss. 6 to 25A)

Q. 1. What is the role of a Public Prosecutor in a criminal trial. Under which circumstances can be withdraw from prosecution? [DJS 2019]

Q. 2. Which are the different criminal courts under the Criminal Procedure Code? How is a court of session established and what are its powers and jurisdiction? [HPJS 2016]

Q. 3. Who can appoint a Public Prosecutor? [RJS 1984]

Q.4. What is the difference between a Judicial Magistrate and a Metropolitan Magistrate? [RJS 1986, 1994]

Q. 5. Can a police officer be appointed as an Assistant Public Prosecutor? [RJS 1986]

Q. 6. Who does establish the Courts of the Judicial Magistrate of the first class? Who does appoint Judicial Magistrates in these Courts? [RJS 2011]

Q. 7. Who is the Judicial Officer competent to give special orders, as to the distribution of business among the Judicial Magistrates posted in a District Judgeship? [RJS 2014]

Q. 8. What do you understand by “Local Jurisdiction”? [RJS 2015]

Q. 9. How many classes of courts are established under the new Code of Criminal Procedure (1973) and in what manner the control of the Executive has been taken away by the new Code? [RJS 1975]

Q. 10. How many kinds of magistrates are in your State? What are their powers? [RJS 1976]

Q. 11. What is the maximum sentence that can be passed by a Sessions Judge? [RJS 1984]

Q. 12. What is the maximum sentence that can be passed by a Chief Judicial Magistrate? [RJS 1984, 1991]

Q. 13. Who is a Public Prosecutor? Can he withdraw a criminal case? [RJS 1991]

Q. 14. What are various classes of criminal courts under the Code of Criminal Procedure. [RJS 1991]