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Published by Law Pub. Co. in Lahore .
Written in English



  • Pakistan.


  • Self-defense (Law) -- Pakistan.

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Edition Notes

Statementby K. B. Abbas.
LC ClassificationsLAW
The Physical Object
Paginationxlviii, 321 p. ;
Number of Pages321
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4869022M
LC Control Number75930075

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While an abundance of literature covers the right of states to defend themselves against external aggression, this is the first book dedicated to the right to personal self-defense in international law. Drawing on his extensive experience as a human rights practitioner and scholar, Dr. Hessbruegge sets out in careful detail the strict requirements that human rights impose on defensive force by. The right of private defence arises only when certain specified offences are committed or attempted to be committed. The right of private defence under Section 97 also embraces the protection of the property of another -person against such offences. There is difference between private defence and self-defence. The right of private defence is not available against public servants acting in exercise of their lawful powers. A person is allowed to use only reasonable force; force that is proportionate to the impending danger.” Nature Of The Right: It is the first duty of man to help himself.   The Right of Private Defence - A Critical Study 5 INTRODUCTION In the state of nature it was the survival of the fittest, the principle of self-preservation guiding much of human behaviour. A man could kill another in self-defence, this being an inherent natural right.

Section – The right of private defence of property extends, under the restriction mentioned in sect to the voluntary causing of death or of any other harm to the wrong doer, if the offence, the committing of which, or attempting to commit which, occasions the exercise of the right, be an offence of any of the descriptions Author: Avantika Goel. The right of private defence extends not only to the defence of one’s own body and property, as under the English law, but also extends to defending the body and property of any other person. Thus under section 97 even a stranger can defend the person or property of another person and vice versa.   Right of Private Defence According to section 96 of Pakistan Penal Code, “nothing is an offence which is done in the exercise of right of private defence”. Every person ahs right to defend (under subject to some restriction hereinafter contain); His body or body of any other person against an offence effecting human body The [ ]. Only 6 left in stock (more on the way). Available as a Kindle eBooks can be read on any device with the free Kindle by:

  The right of private defence is not lost by reason of the defender’s havingrefused to comply with unlawful force used in defence must be not only necessary for the purpose of avoiding theattack but also reasonable, i.e. proportionate to the harm threatened; the rule is best statedin the negative form that the force must not be such that a reasonable man would haveregarded .   The Right of Private defence is justifiable and ultimately exempt an individual from criminal liability. However, this right of private defence is subject to certain limitations. Sections 96 to of the Indian Penal Code, deal with the right of private defence. Introduction. The law of private defence is founded on two principles: firstly, everyone has the right to defend one's own body and property as also the body and property of another. Secondly, the right cannot be used as a matter of pretention for justifying aggression. right of self-defence, it is not possible to weigh the force with which the right is exer-cised nor to weigb in golden scale. He need not prove the existence of a right of private defence beyond reasonable doubt". (vi) The right of private defence is recog-nized within certain reasonable limits 5. State of Orissa v. Rabindranath Dalai &File Size: 3MB.