Chapter XVII of Malaysian Penal Code

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Introduction to Chapter XVII

Chapter XVII of the Act deals with offenses against property.

Theft

  • Section 378: Theft
  • Section 379: Punishment for theft
  • Section 379A: Punishment for theft of a motor vehicle
  • Section 380: Theft in dwelling house, etc.
  • Section 381: Theft by clerk or servant of property in possession of master
  • Section 382: Theft after preparation made for causing death or hurt in order to the committing of the theft
  • Section 382A: Persons convicted of an offence against section 379, 380 or 382 committing subsequent offence against such sections

Extortion

  • Section 383: Extortion
  • Section 384: Punishment for extortion
  • Section 385: Putting person in fear of injury in order to commit extortion
  • Section 386: Extortion by putting a person in fear of death or grievous hurt
  • Section 387: Putting person in fear of death or of grievous hurt in order to commit extortion
  • Section 388: Extortion by threat of accusation of an offence punishable with death, or imprisonment, etc.
  • Section 389: Putting person in fear of accusation of offence, in order to commit extortion

Robbery and Gang-Robbery

  • Section 390: Robbery
  • Section 391: Gang-robbery
  • Section 392: Punishment for robbery
  • Section 393: Attempt to commit robbery
  • Section 394: Voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery
  • Section 395: Punishment for gang-robbery
  • Section 396: Gang-robbery with murder
  • Section 397: Robbery when armed or with attempt to cause death or grievous hurt
  • Section 398: (Deleted)
  • Section 399: Making preparation to commit gang-robbery
  • Section 400: Punishment for belonging to gang of robbers
  • Section 401: Punishment for belonging to wandering gang of thieves
  • Section 402: Assembling for purpose of committing gang-robbery

Criminal Misappropriation of Property

  • Section 402A: Definition of “agent”, “company”, “director”, “officer”
  • Section 403: Dishonest misappropriation of property
  • Section 404: Dishonest misappropriation of property possessed by a deceased person at the time of his death

Criminal breach of trust

Receiving Stolen Property

  • Section 410: Stolen property
  • Section 411: Dishonestly receiving stolen property
  • Section 412: Dishonestly receiving property stolen in the commission of a gangrobbery
  • Section 413: Habitually dealing in stolen property
  • Section 414: Assisting in concealment of stolen property

Cheating

  • Section 415: Cheating
  • Section 416: Cheating by personation
  • Section 417: Punishment for cheating
  • Section 418: Cheating with knowledge that wrongful loss may be thereby caused to a person whose interest the offender is bound to protect
  • Section 419: Punishment for cheating by personation
  • Section 420: Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property

Fraudulent Deeds and Dispositions of Property

  • Section 421: Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of property to prevent distribution among creditors
  • Section 422: Dishonestly or fraudulently preventing from being made available for his creditors a debt or demand due to the offender
  • Section 423: Dishonest or fraudulent execution of deed of transfer containing a false statement of consideration
  • Section 424: Dishonest or fraudulent removal or concealment of consideration

Mischief

  • Section 425: Mischief
  • Section 426: Punishment for committing mischief
  • Section 427: Committing mischief and thereby causing damage to the amount of twenty-five ringgit
  • Section 428: Mischief by killing or maiming any animal of the value of five ringgit
  • Section 429: Mischief by killing or maiming cattle, etc., or any animal of the value of twenty-five ringgit
  • Section 430: Mischief by injury to works of irrigation or by wrongfully diverting water
  • Section 430A: Mischief affecting railway engine, train, etc.
  • Section 431: Mischief by injury to public road, bridge or river
  • Section 431A: Mischief by injury to telegraph cable, wire, etc.
  • Section 432: Mischief by causing inundation or obstruction to public drainage, attended with damage
  • Section 433: Mischief by destroying or moving or rendering less useful a lighthouse or seamark, or by exhibiting false lights
  • Section 434: Mischief by destroying or moving, etc., a landmark fixed by public authority
  • Section 435: Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to cause damage to amount of fifty ringgit
  • Section 436: Mischief by fire or explosive substance with intent to destroy a house, etc.
  • Section 437: Mischief with intent to destroy or make unsafe a decked vessel or a vessel of 20 tons burden
  • Section 438: Punishment for the mischief described in the last section when committed by fire or any explosive substance
  • Section 439: Punishment for intentionally running vessel aground or ashore with intent to commit theft, etc.
  • Section 440: Mischief occurring during disturbances, etc.

Criminal Trespass

  • Section 441: Criminal trespass
  • Section 442: House-trespass
  • Section 443: Lurking house-trespass
  • Section 444: Lurking house-trespass by night
  • Section 445: Housebreaking
  • Section 446: Housebreaking by night
  • Section 447: Punishment for criminal trespass
  • Section 448: Punishment for house-trespass
  • Section 449: House-trespass in order to commit an offence punishable with death
  • Section 450: House-trespass in order to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment for life
  • Section 451: House-trespass in order to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment
  • Section 452: House-trespass after preparation made for causing hurt to any person
  • Section 453: Punishment for lurking house-trespass or housebreaking
  • Section 454: Lurking house-trespass or housebreaking in order to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment
  • Section 455: Lurking house-trespass or housebreaking after preparation made for causing hurt to any person
  • Section 456: Punishment for lurking house-trespass or housebreaking by night
  • Section 457: Lurking house-trespass or housebreaking by night in order to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment
  • Section 457A: Subsequent offence under section 453, 454, 456 or 457 punishable with whipping after first offence
  • Section 458: Lurking house-trespass or housebreaking by night after preparation made for causing hurt to any person
  • Section 459: Grievous hurt caused whilst committing lurking house-trespass or housebreaking
  • Section 460: All persons jointly concerned in housebreaking, etc., to be punishable for death, or grievous hurt caused by one of their number
  • Section 461: Dishonestly breaking open any closed receptacle containing or supposed to contain property
  • Section 462: Punishment for same offence when committed by person entrusted with custody

Sections from Malaysia Penal Code


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