Common Intention

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CHANAKYA NATIONAL LAW UNIVERSITY, PATNA

COMMON INTENTION AND COMMON OBJECT

Submitted to: Mr. Manoranjan Kumar
(Faculty for Criminal Law)

Submitted by:
KUMAR SAURABH [2ND year, 3RD semester]

RESEARCH METHODOLOGY
Aims and Objectives:
The aim of the project is to present a detailed study of the topic “common intention and common object” through articles, books, suggestions and different writings. The aim has been to come to a conclusion very much indigenous. Scope and Limitations:

Though the topic “common intention and common object” is an immense project and pages can be written over the topic but because of certain restrictions and limitations we might not have dealt with the topic in great detail. Sources of Data:

The following secondary sources of data have been used in the project- 1. Books
2. Internet
3. Articles

Method of Writing and Mode of Citation:
The method of writing followed in the course of this research paper is primarily analytical. The researcher has followed Uniform method of citation throughout the course of this research paper.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT
First of all I want to thank GOD for enabling me to successfully complete this project. Then I would like to give my sincere thanks to our respected Contract law faculty, Mr. Manoranjan Kumar, who has guided me all the way in completing this project and enlightening me from time to time in understanding the technicalities pertaining to the project

Then I would like to give sincere thanks to our librarians who have helped me all the way in searching through the source materials and guiding me in my research work at the library.
The list couldn’t be completed without thanking all my friends and family who have encouraged me in successful accomplishment of this project and been a pillar of support all through the completion of the project.

Kumar Saurabh
Roll Number: 549
III Semester

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INDEX
1. INTRODUCTION …………………………………………………. 2. COMMON INTENTION …………………………………………… 3. COMMON OBJECT ………………………………………………… 4. SCOPE OF SECTION 149 ………………………………………….. 5. DIFFERENCE BETWEEN COMMON INTENTION

AND COMMON OBJECT …………………………………………. 6. CONCLUSION ……………………………………………………….. 7. BIBLIOGRAPHY …………………………………………………….

INTRODUCTION
The principles of “common intention” and “common object” in respect of a criminal offence are given under section 34 and section 149 of the Indian Penal Code. They are: Section 34- Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention.- When a criminal act is done by several persons in furtherance of the common intention of all, each of such persons is liable for that act in the same manner as if it were done by him alone.  Section 149-If an offence is committed by any member of an unlawful assembly in prosecution of the common object of that assembly, or such as the members or that assembly knew to be likely to be committed in prosecution of that object, every person who, at the time of the committing of that offence, is a member of the same assembly, is guilty of that offence.

 Both Offences talk about crime by group of people. Such that if a crime is done by 2 or more people but less than 5 then section 149 is not applicable whereas section 34 is applicable on those offences. Section 149 deals with the 5 or more people as that would account for unlawful assembly here section 34 is not applicable.

 Section 34 talks about common intention...
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