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The rights of an arrested and an accused person

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Published by Oxford University Press in Nairobi .
Written in English



  • Kenya.


  • Criminal procedure -- Kenya

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Edition Notes

StatementWilly Mutunga.
SeriesYou and the law
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationx, 89 p. ;
Number of Pages89
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2024947M
ISBN 100195727266
LC Control Number90981612

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An arrest is the act of apprehending and taking a person into custody (legal protection or control), usually because the person has been suspected of or observed committing a being taken into custody, the person can be questioned further and/or arrest is a procedure in a criminal justice system.. Police and various other officers have powers of arrest. Every accused person has a right to a fair trial, which includes the right to be informed of the charge with sufficient detail to answer it; to have adequate time and facilities to prepare a defence; to a public trial before an ordinary court; to have their trial begin and conclude without unreasonable delay; to be present when being tried; to choose and be represented by a legal practitioner. Human Rights in the Administration of Justice: A Manual on Human Rights for Judges, Prosecutors and Lawyers Chapter 5 • Human Rights and Arrest, Pre-Trial and Administrative Detention 1 See e.g. UN doc. E/CN.4//63, Report of the Working Group on Arbitrary Size: KB. (a) The Rights of Arrested Persons- An Introduction (b) The provisons under the CrPc relating to Rights of Arrested Persons. (c) International human rights standards governing the Rights of Arrested Persons. (d) Case Study (e) Conclusion Sources of the Research The following secondary sources of data have been used in the project.