Royal Decree of September 14, 1882, approving the Criminal Procedure Law

Exact name (in spanish): Real Decreto de 14 de septiembre de 1882, aprobatorio de la Ley de Enjuiciamiento Criminal

Current update: December 6, 2015

Approval date: October 7, 1882

Effective: Yes

Entity that promotes it: Ministry of Grace and Justice

Issue: Public administration


The execution of the two Laws promulgated by virtue of Royal Decrees of June 22 of this year, presupposes a new Code of Criminal Procedure, a profound modification in the Organic Law of the Judiciary of September 15, 1870, the determination of the number and residence of the collegiate Courts that must hear in a single instance and in an oral and public trial of the crimes that are committed within their respective territory and, finally, the training of the staff of those same Courts, whose Presidents must be adorned with special conditions of capacity for the direction and summary of the debates.

Geographic scope of application: Spain

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