Report on Criminal Procedure and Law

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Running head: CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND LAWCriminal Procedure and LawName of the StudentName of the UniversityAuthor Note
1CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND LAWTable of ContentsThe process of Arrest.......................................................................................................................2The Arrestable Offences..................................................................................................................3Police arrest procedure in Singapore...............................................................................................4Arrest without a warrant..................................................................................................................4Arrest with a warrant.......................................................................................................................5Arrest by the civilian.......................................................................................................................5Reference.........................................................................................................................................7
2CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND LAWPowers of ArrestThe Criminal law of Singapore is belongs to thecommon law system, which sets theprinciple of the criminal law system. It also explained the common elements and penalties forcommon criminal offenses. The common criminal offenses likethefts,homicides, andcheatingsare punishable under thePenal Code. When a person is found to commit such offense under thePenal Code, the government has taken the liability to found the issues, investigate and arrest theperson. An arrest is an act of depriving people of liberty for the prevention of crime and proceedsfor the investigation purpose (Sso.agc.gov.sg 2018).The police and other relevant officers have right to arrest a person with or without notice.When a person has enough reasonable ground for committing an offense or guilty, he or she maybe arrested by them. A citizen can arrest a person on the reasonable grounds of committing anyoffenses. According to thePenal Code of Singapore, it is conducted with the criminal offenses.There are other laws and statues likeArms Offences Act,Kidnapping Act,Vandalism ActandMisuse of Drugs Act, which are conducted with the Criminal offenses (Worrall 2014).The process of ArrestTheCriminal Procedure Code of Singaporehas been defined the arrest, bail, and processto compel appearance inPart VI. A person can be arrested by the Police or by the enforcementagencies likeCorrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB),Commercial Affairs Department(CAD),Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB)andImmigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA).The police force of Singapore has enough power where they can arrest someone without anynotice obtaining from the authority of the Court. TheSingapore governmenthas provided
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