Long Title: It is expedient to provide a general Penal Code for india Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried. This Act shall be called the Indian Penal Code, and shall 1[extend to the whole Any person liable, by any 1(Indian law) to be tried for an offence committed. This Act shall be called the Indian Penal Code, and shall 3*[extend to the whole of. India 4*[except the State of Jammu and Kashmir]]. 2. Punishment of offences.
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called the Indian Penal Code, and shall 3*[extend to the whole of Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within, India. 3. GOVERNMENT OF INDIA, MINISTRY OF LAW. Page 2. Page 3. Page 4. Page 5. Page 6. Page 7. Page 8. Page 9. Page Page Page Page Full text containing the act, Indian Penal Code, , with all the sections, schedules, short title, enactment date, and footnotes.
Code of Criminal Procedure, Even Divorced Wife or Muta Wife are entitled for maintenance! Breach of contract of service during voyage or journey. Majority Act, Tagged: Views Read Edit View history. Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions.
In an August ruling, the Rajasthan High Court made the Jain practice of undertaking voluntary death by fasting at the end of a person's life, known as Santhara , punishable under sections and of the IPC.
This led to some controversy, with some sections of the Jain community urging the Prime Minister to move the Supreme Court against the order. It stayed the decision of the High Court and lifted the ban on the practice. The Section of the Indian Penal Code has been criticised on the one hand for allegedly treating woman as the private property of her husband, and on the other hand for giving women complete protection against punishment for adultery.
Adultery continues to be a ground for seeking divorce in a Civil Court, but is no longer a criminal offence in India. Sections B criminal conspiracy , war against the Government of India , mutiny , false evidence to procure conviction for a capital offence , , murder , abetting suicide , A kidnapping for ransom , A banditry with murder , A rape have death penalty as punishment. There is ongoing debate for abolishing capital punishment.
In , the Malimath Committee submitted its report recommending several far-reaching penal reforms including separation of investigation and prosecution similar to the CPS in the UK to streamline criminal justice system. The Code has been amended several times. The Code is universally acknowledged as a cogently drafted code, ahead of its time.
It has substantially survived for over years in several jurisdictions without major amendments. For instance, con men are referred to as s chaar-sau-bees in Hindi-Urdu after Section which covers cheating. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Universal Law Publishing. The Literary Heritage of Kashmir. Jammu and Kashmir: Mittal Publications. Retrieved 19 September Law Commission of India. Indian Panel Code ed. Indian Penal Code. The Hindu. Retrieved A timeline of the case".
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Waging, or attempting to wage war, or abetting waging of war, against the Government of India. Whoever, wages war against the Government of India, or attempts to wage such war, or abets the waging of such war, shall be punished Keep Reading…. Abetting mutiny, or attempting to seduce a soldier, sailor or airman from his duty.
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