The Handbook of Comparative Criminal Law

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INDEX
A (Conjoined Twins: Surgical Separation), Re, 542
Abandonment defense, 30; in Argentine criminal law, 23–24; complicity and, 62; in German criminal law, 264; in Israeli criminal law, 370–371; in Rome Statute, 609–610; in Russian criminal law, 422. See also Attempt; Complicity; Discontinued crimes, in Chinese criminal law
Abetting. See Complicity
Abolition of Juries Act of 1969 (South Africa), 458
Abortion: in Argentine criminal law, 35, 37; in German criminal law, 253; in Spanish criminal law, 519
Absent-element defenses: in American criminal law, 580; in Spanish criminal law, 507
Absicht, 261. See also Dolus
Absolute liability; in Australian criminal law, 64; in Israeli criminal law, 367–368; in Spanish criminal law, 491, 501. See also Strict liability
Accessories: in Australian criminal law, 61–62; in Iranian criminal law, 330–331; in South African criminal law, 474; to suicide, 474; in United Kingdom (England and Wales) criminal law, 539
Accessories and Abettors Act 1861 (England), 539
Accomplice liability. See Complicity
Act for Punishing Counterrevolutionaries of 1951 (China), 138
Act for the Punishment of Corruption of 1952 (China), 138
Actio libera in causa, 459
Active-personality principle, 416
Act requirement: in Argentine criminal law, 21–22; in Australian criminal law, 57; in Canadian criminal law, 103–105; in Chinese criminal law, 147; in Egyptian criminal law, 186; in French criminal law, 215; in German criminal law, 259–260; in Indian criminal law, 292–293; in Iranian criminal law, 326; in Japanese criminal law, 399; in Rome Statute, 602; in Russian criminal law, 419; in South African criminal law, 459; in Spanish criminal law, 497–498; in United Kingdom (England and Wales) criminal law, 535–536
Actus reus: accomplice liability and, 33; in Argentine criminal law, 21–24, 33; in Australian criminal law, 53, 56, 57–58; in Canadian criminal law, 103–106; in Chinese criminal law, 147–148; in Egyptian criminal law, 186–187; in French criminal law, 215–216; in German criminal law, 259–261; in Indian criminal law, 292–294; in Iranian criminal law, 326; in Israeli criminal law, 355–357; in Japanese criminal law, 399–400; in Rome Statute, 601–603; in Russian criminal law, 419–420; in South African criminal law, 459–460; in Spanish criminal law, 497–501; in United Kingdom (England and Wales) criminal law, 535–536

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Introduction- Comparative Criminal Law 1
  • Argentina 12
  • Australia 49
  • Canada 97
  • China 137
  • Egypt 179
  • France 209
  • Germany 252
  • India 288
  • Iran 320
  • Israel 352
  • Japan 393
  • Russia 414
  • South Africa 455
  • Spain 488
  • United Kingdom 531
  • United States 563
  • The Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court 593
  • Index 635
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