NATIONAL OPEN UNIVERSITY OF NIGERIA
14/16 AHMADU BELLO WAY, VICTORIA ISLAND, LAGOS
SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
MARCH/APRIL 2014 EXAMINATION
COURSE CODE: CSS356
COURSE TITLE: TRADITIONAL INFORMAL MECHANISMS OF CRIME
Instruction: Answer 3 questions in all.
1. Define these terms:
(a) traditional Mechanism of crime? (8 marks)
(b) Informal Mechanism of crime? (8 marks)
(c) traditional Justice (7marks)
2a. What do you understand by “The Repugnancy Test” (8marks)
b. Mention three (3) ways you can redress anomalies in the Repugnancy Test
3a. Give 8 reasons for not using the formal control system in dispute resolution .
b. Descibe the judicial reform/recontruction process (7marks)
4. Highlight the Duties of the Nigerian Police. (15 marks)
b. Describe the influence of Social Trust and Community reintegration to dispute resolution . (8marks)
5. Discus the four main characteristics of traditional/informal justice systems that are
used to explain their contribution to better access to crime control. (20 marks)
(b) Define the term “Indigenous Justice” (3 marks)
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