International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

The Impact of Death of the Accused on the Criminal Action in the Jordanian Law
Hamzeh M. Abu Issa, Abdallah Al-Khseilat

The objective of this study is to clarify the legal provisions of the impact of the death of the accused on the criminal case according to the Jordanian Criminal Procedure Law. The research reviewed these provisions and the impact of death on the lawsuit, whether it was a public action or a personal action, as well as the impact of death on the penalty. The study also dealt with several legal problems on this subject such as the impact of mistake or ignorance of death and its consequences.

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