Tuesday, January 7, 2014

List of sections in IPC, for the preparation to the IP exam Paper III

Indian Penal Code, 1860, sub-divided into twenty three chapters, comprises five hundred and eleven sections. The code starts with an introduction, provides explanations and exceptions used in the code, and covers a wide range of offences.

Chapter I
1 - Title and extent of operation of the Code

2 - Punishment of offences committed within India

3 - Punishment of offences committed beyond, but which by law may be tried within, India

4 - Extension of Code to extraterritorial offences

5 - Certain laws not to be affected by this Act


6 - Definitions in the Code to be understood subject to exceptions

7 - Sense of expression once explained

8 - Gender

9 - Number of

10 - Man, Woman

11 - Person

12 - Public

13 - Queen

14 - Servant of Government

15 - British India

16 - Government of India

17 - Government

18 - India

19 - Judge

20 - Court of Justice

21 - Public Servant

22 - Moveable property

23 - Wrongful gain

24 - Dishonestly

25 - Fraudulently

26 - Reason to believe

27 - Property in possession of wife, clerk or servant

28 - Counterfeit

29 - Document 29A - Electronic record

30 - Valuable security

31 - A will

32 - Words referring to acts include illegal omissions

33 - Act Omission

34 - Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention

35 - When such an act is criminal by reason of its being done with a criminal knowledge or intention

36 - Effect caused partly by act and partly by omission

37 - Co-operation by doing one of several acts constituting an offence

38 - Persons concerned in criminal act may be guilty of different offences

39 - Voluntarily

40 - Offence

41 - Special law

42 - Local law

43 - Illegal, Legally bound to do

44 - Injury

45 - Life

46 – Death
47 - Animal

48 - Vessel

49 - Year, Month

50 - Section

51 - Oath

52 - Good faith, 52A - Harbour
Chapter III

of Punishments

53 - Punishment, 53A - Construction of reference to transportation

54 - Commutation of sentence of death

55 - Commutation of sentence of imprisonment for life, 55A - Definition of appropriate Government

56 - Sentence of Europeans and Americans to penal servitude - Proviso as to sentence for term exceeding ten years but not for life

57 - Fractions of terms of punishment

58 - Offenders sentenced to transportation how dealt with until transported

59 - Transportation instead of imprisonment -

60 - Sentence may be (in certain cases of imprisonment) wholly or partly rigorous or simple

61 - Sentence of forfeiture of property

62 - Forfeiture of property, in respect of offenders punishable with death, transportation or imprisonment

63 - Amount of fine

64 - Sentence of imprisonment for non-payment of fine

65 - Limit to imprisonment for non-payment of fine, when imprisonment and fine awardable

66 - Description of imprisonment for non-payment of fine

67 - Imprisonment for non-payment of fine when offence punishable with fine only

68 - Imprisonment to terminate on payment of fine

69 - Termination of imprisonment on payment of proportional part of fine

70 - Fine levied within six years, or during imprisonment- Death not to discharge property from liability

71 - Limit of punishment of offence made up of several offences

72 - Punishment of person guilty of one of several offences, the judgment stating that it is doubtful of which

73 - Solitary confinement

74 - Limit of solitary confinement

75 - Enhanced punishment for certain offences under Chapter XII or Chapter XVII after previous conviction
Chapter IV

General Exceptions

76 - Act done by a person bound, or by mistake of fact believing himself bound, by law.

77 - Act of Judge when acting judicially

78 - Act done pursuant to the judgment or order of Court

79 - Act done by a person justified, or by mistake of fact believing himself justified, by law

80 - Accident in doing a lawful act

81 - Act likely to cause harm, but done without criminal intent, and to prevent other harm

82 - Act of a child under seven years of age

83 - Act of a child above seven and under twelve of immature understanding

84 - Act of a person of unsound mind

85 - Act of a person incapable of judgment by reason of intoxication caused against his will

86 - Offence requiring a particular intent of knowledge committed by one who is intoxicated

87 - Act not intended and not known to be likely to cause death or grievous hurt, done by consent

88 - Act not intended to cause death, done by consent in good faith for person's benefit

89 - Act done in good faith for benefit of child or insane person, by or by consent of guardian

90 - Consent known to be given under fear or misconception

91 - Exclusion of acts which are offences independently of harm caused

92 - Act done in good faith for benefit of a person without consent

93 - Communication made in good faith

94 - Act to which a person is compelled by threats

95 - Act causing slight harm

96 - Things done in private defence

97 - Right of private defence of the body and of property

98 - Right of private defence against the act of a person of unsound mind, etc.

99 - Act against which there is no right of private defence

100 - When the right of private defence of the body extends to causing death

101 - When such right extends to causing any harm other than death

102 - Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of the body

103 - When the right of private defence of property extends to causing death

104 - When such right extends to causing any harm other than death

105 - Commencement and continuance of the right of private defence of property

106 - Right of private defence against deadly assault when there is risk of harm to innocent person twtwt 9iy

Chapter IX

Of Offences by or relating to Public Servants

161-165A - Repealed

166 - Public servant disobeying law, with intent to cause injury to any person

166A - Public servant diobeying direction under the law

166B - Punishment for non-treatment of victim

167 - Public servant farming an incorrect document with intent to cause injury

168 - Public servant unlawfully engaging in trade

169 - Public servant unlawfully buying or bidding for property

170 - Personating a public servant

171 - Wearing grab or carrying token used by public servant with fraudulent intent 171A - Candidate, Electoral right defined, 171B - Bribery, 171C - Undue influence at elections, 171D - Personation at elections, 171E - Punishment for bribery, 171F - Punishment for undue influence or personation at an election, 171G - False statement in connection with an election, 171H - Illegal payments in connection with an election, 171I - Failure to keep election accounts,

Chapter X

Of Contempts of Lawful Authority of Public Servants

172 - 173 - Preventing service of summons or other proceeding, or preventing publication thereof

174 - Non-attendance in obedience to an order form public servant, 174A - Non-appearance in response to a proclamation under section 82 of Act 2 of 1974

175 - Omission to produce to document or electronic record to public servant by person legally bound to produce it -

176 - Omission to give notice or information to public servant by person legally bound to give it

177 - Furnishing false information

178 - Refusing oath or affirmation when duly required by public servant to make it

179 - Refusing to answer public servant authorized to question

180 - Refusing to sign statement

181 - False statement on oath or affirmation to public servant or person authorized to administer an oath or affirmation

182 - False information, with intent to cause public servant to use his lawful power to the injury of another person

183 - Resistance to the taking of property by the lawful authority of a public servant

184 - Obstructing sale of property offered for sale by authority of public servant

185 - Illegal purchase or bid for property offered for sale by authority of public servan

186 - Obstructing public servant in discharge of public functions

187 - Omission to assist public servant when bound by law to give assistance

188 - Disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant

189 - Threat of injury to public servant

190 - Threat of injury to induce person to refrain from applying for protection to public servant

Chapter XIX

Of the Criminal Breach of Contracts of Service

490 - Breach of contract of service during voyage or journey

491 - Breach of contract to attend on and supply wants of helpless person

492 - Breach of contract to serve at distant place to which servant is conveyed at master's expense

493 - Cohabitation caused by a man deceitfully inducing a belief of lawful marriage


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Shri. SUJAY C
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