Difference between revisions of "Right to a Fair Trial"

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* (6) To ensure equality before the law, the state authority shall make procedures which are appropriate or which take into account the following principles, namely:  
 
* (6) To ensure equality before the law, the state authority shall make procedures which are appropriate or which take into account the following principles, namely:  
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** (a) when the rights and duties of any person are being determined by the court or any other agency, that person shall be entitled to a fair hearing and to the right of appeal or other legal remedy against the decision of the court or of the other agency concerned;
  
* (a) when the rights and duties of any person are being determined by the court or any other agency, that person shall be entitled to a fair hearing and to the right of appeal or other legal remedy against the decision of the court or of the other agency concerned;
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Criminal Procedure Act, 1985
 
Criminal Procedure Act, 1985
  
191.-(l) Whenever it is made to appear to the High Court
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* 191(l) Whenever it is made to appear to the High Court
 
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** (a) that a fair and impartial inquiry or trial cannot be had in any court subordinate thereto, it may order
(a) that a fair and impartial inquiry or trial cannot be had in any court subordinate thereto, it may order
 
  
(i) that any offence be inquired into or tried by any court not empowered under the preceding. sections of this Part but in other respect competent to inquire  into or try such offence,  
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* (i) that any offence be inquired into or tried by any court not empowered under the preceding. sections of this Part but in other respect competent to inquire  into or try such offence,  
  
(ii) that any particular criminal case or class of cases be transferred from court subordinate to its authority to any other court of equal or superior jurisdiction,  
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* (ii) that any particular criminal case or class of cases be transferred from court subordinate to its authority to any other court of equal or superior jurisdiction,  
  
(iii) that an accused person be committed for trial to itself.
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* (iii) that an accused person be committed for trial to itself.
  
 
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