Section 1 to 106 of Indian Penal Code, 1860

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This page is about Section 1 to 106 of Indian Penal Code, 1860

Contents

Chapter I: Introduction

  • Section 1: Title and extent of operation of the Code
  • Sections 2 to 4 - Provisions relating to the jurisdiction of the Criminal Courts.
  • Section 2: Offences committed within the territory of India. Provides for punishment of offences within the territory of India.
  • Section 3: Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within, India
  • Section 4: Extension of Code to extra-territorial offences
  • Section 5: Certain laws not to be affected by this Act

Chapter II: General Explanations

  • Section 6: Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions
  • Section 7: Sense of expression once explained
  • Section 8: Gender
  • Section 9: Number
  • Section 10: "Man". "Woman"
  • Section 11: "Person"
  • Section 12: "Public"
  • Section 13: Definition of "Queen"
  • Section 14: "Servant of Government"
  • Section 15: Definition of "British India"
  • Section 16: Definition of "Government of India"
  • Section 17: "Government"
  • Section 18: "India"
  • Section 19: "Judge"
  • Section 20: "Court of Justice"
  • Section 21: "Public servant"
  • Section 22: "Movable property"
  • Section 23: "Wrongful gain"
  • Section 24: "Dishonestly"
  • Section 25: "Fraudulently"
  • Section 26: "Reason to believe"
  • Section 27: Property in possession of wife, clerk or servant
  • Section 28: "Counterfeit"
  • Section 29: "Document"
  • Section 30: "Valuable security"
  • Section 31: "A will"
  • Section 32: Words referring to acts include illegal omissions
  • Section 33: "Act". "Omission"
  • Section 34: Common Intention to commit a crime (Group Liability, two or more persons)
  • Section 35: When such an act is criminal by reason of its being done with a criminal knowledge or intention
  • Section 36: Effect caused partly by act and partly by omission
  • Section 37: Co-operation by doing one of several acts constituting an offence
  • Section 38: Persons concerned in criminal Act may be guilty of different offences
  • Section 39: "Voluntarily"
  • Section 40: "Offence"
  • Section 41: "Special law"
  • Section 42: Local law
  • Section 43: "Illegal", "Legally bound to do"
  • Section 44: "Injury"
  • Section 45: "Life"
  • Section 46: "Death"
  • Section 47: "Animal"
  • Section 48: "Vessel"
  • Section 49: "Year". "Month".
  • Section 50: "Section"
  • Section 51: "Oath"
  • Section 52: "Good faith"
  • Section 52A: "Harbour"

Chapter III: Of Punishments

  • Section 53: "Punishments". Prescribes five kinds of punishments to offenders
  • Section 53A: Construction of reference to transportation
  • Section 54: Commutation of sentence of death
  • Section 55: Commutation of sentence of imprisonment for life
  • Section 55A: Definition of "appropriate Government"
  • Section 56: Sentence of Europeans and Americans to penal servitude
  • Section 57: Fractions of terms of punishment
  • Section 58: Offenders sentenced to transportation how dealt with until transported
  • Section 59: Transportation instead of imprisonment
  • Section 60: Sentence may be (in certain cases of imprisonment) wholly or partly rigorous or simple
  • Section 61: Sentence of forfeiture of property
  • Section 62: Forfeiture of property, in respect of offenders punishable with death, transportation or imprisonment
  • Section 63: Amount of fine
  • Section 64: Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine
  • Section 65: Limit to imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when imprisonment and fine awardable
  • Section 66: Description of imprisonment for non-payment of fine
  • Section 67: Imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when offence punishable with fine only
  • Section 68: Imprisonment to terminate on payment of fine
  • Section 69: Termination of imprisonment on payment of proportional part of fine
  • Section 70: Fine leviable within six years, or during imprisonment. Death not to discharge property from liability.
  • Section 71: Limit of punishment of offence made up of several offences
  • Section 72: Punishment of person guilty of one of several offences, the judgment stating that it is doubtful of which
  • Section 73: Solitary confinement
  • Section 74: Limit of solitary confinement
  • Section 75: Enhanced punishment for certain offence under Chapter XII or Chapter XVII after previous conviction

Chapter IV: General Exceptions

  • Section 76: Act done by a person bound, or by mistake of fact believing himself bound, by law
  • Section 77: Act of Judge when acting judicially
  • Section 78: Act done pursuant to the judgment or order of Court
  • Section 79: Act done by a person justified, or by mistake of fact believing himself, justified, by law
  • Section 80: Accident in doing a lawful act
  • Section 81: Act likely to cause harm, but done without criminal intent, and to prevent other harm
  • Section 82: Act of a child under seven years of age
  • Section 83: Act of a child above seven and under twelve of immature understanding
  • Section 84: Act of a person of unsound mind
  • Section 85: Act of a person incapable of judgment by reason of intoxication caused against his will
  • Section 86: Offence requiring a particular intent or knowledge committed by one who is intoxicated
  • Section 87: Act not intended and not known to be likely to cause death or grievous hurt, done by consent
  • Section 88: Act not intended to cause death, done by consent in good faith for person's benefit
  • Section 89: Act done in good faith for benefit of child or insane person, by or by consent of guardian
  • Section 90: Consent known to be given under fear or misconception
  • Section 91: Exclusion of acts which are offences independently of harm cause
  • Section 92: Act done in good faith for benefit of a person without consent
  • Section 93: Communication made in good faith
  • Section 94: Act to which a person is compelled by threats
  • Section 95: Act causing slight harm
  • Section 96: Things done in private defence
  • Section 97: Right of private defence of the body and of property
  • Section 98: Right of private defence against the act of a person of unsound mind, etc
  • Section 99: Acts against which there is no right of private defence
  • Section 100: When the right of private defence of the body extends to causing death
  • Section 101: When such right extends to causing any harm other than death
  • Section 102: Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of the body
  • Section 103: When the right of private defence of property extends to causing death
  • Section 104: When such right to causing any harm other than death
  • Section 105: Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of property
  • Section 106: Right of private defence against deadly assault when there is risk of harm to innocent person

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