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Definition of Criminal Proceedings

Criminal proceeding is divided in several stages: we can distinguish pre-trial proceedings, preliminary hearing of indictment, main trial, appeal proceedings and execution proceedings. The succession, purpose and nature of the respective stages is stipulated in the Code of Criminal Procedure … read more

 

Stages of Criminal Proceedings

Criminal proceeding is divided in several stages: we can distinguish pre-trial proceedings, preliminary hearing of indictment, main trial, appeal proceedings and execution proceedings. The succession, purpose and nature of the respective stages is stipulated in the Code of Criminal Procedure … read more

 

Parties to Criminal Proceedings

Parties to criminal proceedings are the actors that possess and exercise influence on the course of the proceedings and to which the law imposes procedural obligations and grants procedural rights in order to exercise this influence. These are in particular authorities involved in criminal proceedings, the accused person and aggrieved person … read more 

 

Divergences in Criminal Proceedings

Divergences in criminal proceedings represent special ways of conducting criminal proceedings, an alternative to the standard procedure of hearing a case in the main trial. Within the framework of these alternative procedures, a case may be handled, in the procedural-law sense, adequately to the standard criminal proceedings. These are conditional discontinuation of criminal prosecution, settlement, conditional suspension of submitting a motion for punishment, adjourning the case while approving a settlement and withdrawing from criminal prosecution, eventually also a criminal order … read more

 
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